Photography Policy

Gaver Farm, LLC is a beautiful location to take family photos! Photography sessions are permitted from September – December during regular business hours. Because Gaver Farm, LLC is a real, working farm that must make adjustments and take extra precautions for guests to be on the farm, sessions during non-business hours are by appointment only.

  1. Regular Business Hours 2016: Fall: September 9 – October 31 from 10 am – 6 pm daily and Christmas: November 19-20 and November 25 – December 23 from 9-5 daily. Sessions are permitted during these hours without an appointment. There is no fee to hold a photography session during regular business hours. Upon arrival on your first visit of the year, please check-in at the Farm Market with a business card for the farm to keep on record and pick up a Photo FYI Sheet.
  2. Non- Business Hours: Appointments are required! If you would like to schedule a session, email Laura at [email protected]. We do not accept calls to set up Photography appointments. Photography Fee: There is a $50 fee per family for sessions outside regular business hours. Upon arrival you must check-in at the Farm Market prior to your session. Bring a business card for the farm to keep on record, your payment and pick up a Photo FYI Sheet.
  3. You must park in the parking lot. Driving to the fields is strictly not allowed.
  4. Only use your camera and on-camera flashes. No studio equipment allowed.
  5. Fall Fun Festival Admission
  • If you would like to take pictures inside the Festival area, you must pay the daily admission per person.
  • To enter the Festival through the Wristband Checkpoint you must wear your wristbands or turn them in at the Wristband Checkpoint.
  • Please be courteous to other families spending the day at Gaver Farm. Be mindful of time spent in one spot as there are other guests on the farm that want access to the same activity. Never interfere with normal operating procedures.
  1. Apple Orchard Photos: at Gaver Farm you must purchase a pick your own bag (1 bag per 4 people) to enter the orchard. If you would like to take photos inside the Orchard, you must purchase the bag to enter. Apple Orchard photography is only permitted when the Orchard is open for Pick Your Own. Do not interfere with other farm guests picking apples. You are limited to apples from your paid pick your own bag for props.
  2. Christmas Season: On Christmas season weekends all farm visitors must stop at the exit to have their vehicle inspected for trees and payment. Photography guests that do not make purchases must also stop at the exit to let the Farm Manager know the nature of the visit was Photography and respect the farm’s vehicle checking policy.
  3. Any Photographer that does not follow Gaver Farm policies will not be allowed to return for Photography sessions. It is your responsibility to inform your clients of these policies as well.