Frequently Asked Questions


Check out our list of FAQs below! Have a question that isn’t answered here or have a suggestion for us to add to the FAQ? Give us a call at (301) 428-0444 or send us an email at info@butlersorchard.com!

As of 9/14/2021, masks are required in the Farm Market. Masks are not currently required in outdoor spaces. We are following Montgomery County guidelines and regulations.


Yes.  In order to manage our numbers and allow for social distancing you need to have a reservation to come to the farm.  Please do not drive to the farm without a reservation confirmation.  Visit the website to choose your pumpkin picking option and make a reservation.


Our Festivals are weather dependent events. Please check the website or social media before you travel. Pick Your Own is rain or shine, but will close if there are continuous dangerous weather conditions. We are flexible with rescheduling or refunding your tickets, so give us a call if you are unsure!

We are no longer selling Season or Family passes due to the changes in the picking process for the 2020/2021 season. We will bring these back as soon as circumstances allow.

Our Market is open Tuesdays-Sundays 9:00am-6:00pm.  Face masks are currently required!

Your mask, water for drinking, sanitizer, sun protection – hats, sunscreen, bug spray.  Dress for the weather.

Closed toed shoes are best in all seasons!


Service animals only.  We follow compliance standards for Federal and State health and food codes.  Comfort or emotional support animals(pets) are not permitted at Butler’s Orchard.

Butler’s is an Integrated Pest Management Farm.  Whenever possible, we treat with natural methods, such as pruning, irrigation, traps, horticultural oils, and predatory bugs.  We farm carefully to increase yield and quality and to be diligent stewards of the land for our community.

Yes, all the produce grown on our farm is GMO free.  Generally, only large-scale crops have GMO seed options. GMO seeds are not practical for small scale farmers like us.  For more information about our growing practices please pick up our brochure How We Grow at Butler’s Orchard the next time you are on the Farm.

A flushable toilet is located at the Farm Market.  We also have Porta Potties located in the fields.  A Handicap porta potty is located at the Farm Market.