Any intrepid boomer in the Bay Area can find orchards that let you pick your own apples and pumpkins. The Geezer is pleased to expand your harvesting repertoire with a local U-pick chestnut orchard. Skyline Orchard been around for 100 years and located on 20 acres above Palo Alto. The chestnuts there are at their peak of seasonality during November. They provide you with 5 gallon buckets and heavy gloves. You provide them with $ 5.25 for every pound you pick. Cash only. Open daily from 9 am to dusk. Roasting pans are available for a nostalgic Nat King Cole flavor.