Our apple picking season opens in late August and remains open until early November. Please see the harvest calendar below for start dates for each variety of apple. Weather can impact when the apples will be ready so check back before coming to visit.

See you in the fall!

Harvest Calendar:

VARIETYSTART DATEAPPROX ENDDESCRIPTION BEST USE
Ginger GoldAugust 26September 17Sweet & mildly tartEating
McIntoshSeptember 8September 24Tender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweetEating, Baking (if using in pies, add more thickener)
CortlandSeptember 15October 1Tart with hint of sweet and tangyEating (cut fruit is slow to brown)
GalaSeptember 15October 1Crisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweetEating
HoneycrispSeptember 22October 15Crisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavorEating, Baking
EmpireSeptember 22October 15Sweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntoshEating, Baking
AmbrosiaSeptember 29October 22Juicy, Honeyed FlavourEating, Baking
Golden DeliciousSeptember 29October 22Crisp, mild, sweetEating, Baking (when making pies, reduce the total sugar)
JonagoldSeptember 29October 22 Crisp, juicy, sweetBaking
MutsuSeptember 29October 22Sweet-tart, distinct flavorEating, Baking
Northern SpyOctober 6October 30Sweet, mildly tartEating, Baking
Red DeliciousOctober 6October 30Sweet, juicy Eating
Red FujiOctober 13November 6Mild sweet, juicy, firmEating, Baking
*Please note when varieties become ready we are typically picking them for approximately 3 weeks

We have 13 different kinds of apples:

Ginger Gold

Aug 26-Sept 17 (approx)

Sweet & mildly tart
Great for eating

McIntosh

Sept 8-Sept 24 (approx)

Tender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweet
Great for Eating, baking
(if using in pies, add more thickener)

Cortland

Sept 15-Oct 1 (approx)

Tart with hint of sweet and tangy
Great for Eating
(cut fruit is slow to brown)

Gala

Sept 15-Oct 1 (approx)

Crisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweet
Great for Eating

Honey Crisp

Sept 22-Oct 15 (approx)

Crisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavor
Great for Eating, Baking

Empire

Sept 22-Oct 15 (approx)

Sweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh
Great for Eating, Baking

Ambrosia

Sept 29-Oct 22 (approx)

Juicy, Honeyed Flavour
Great for Eating, Baking

Golden Delicious

Sept 29-Oct 22 (approx)

Crisp, mild, sweet
Great for Eating, Baking
(When making pies, reduce the total sugar)

Jonagold

Sept 29-Oct 22 (approx)

Crisp, juicy, sweet
Great for Baking

Mutsu

Sept 29-Oct 22 (approx)

Sweet-tart, distinct flavor
Great for Eating, Baking

Northern Spy

Oct 6-Oct 30 (approx)

Sweet, mildly tart
Great for Eating, Baking

Red Delicious

Oct 6-Oct 30 (approx)

Sweet, juicy
Great for Eating

Red Fuji

Oct 13-Nov 6 (approx)

Mild sweet, juicy, firm
Great for Eating, Baking

Apples don′t have fat, cholesterol or sodium, which may help maintain heart health and a healthy weight.
Apples contain small amounts of potassium, which may promote heart health and help maintain healthy blood pressure.
The skin of an apple can have 6 times more antioxidants than the flesh.
Apples do have lots of soluble and insoluble fiber. Fiber may help promote heart health and maintain regularity.
Apples and apple juice are two important foods contributing the mineral boron to the diet, which may promote bone health.
Apples contain a large amount of minerals and vitamins that can strengthen the blood.

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