NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED for APPE PICKING!  (Pick your own operates independently from Downey’s Market.  Apple picking is NOT included in play area entrance) We will be open daily at our Caledon location from 9-5:30.  All participants must have a face covering to enter.  Thank you for understanding that due to the COVID-19 pandemic sampling of fruit is the field is NOT permitted!

Harvest Calendar:

VARIETYSTART DATEAPPROX END DATEDESCRIPTION
Ginger GoldAugust 28FinishedSweet & mildly tart
McIntoshSept 9September30Tender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweet
CortlandSept 16September 28Tart with hint of sweet and tangy
GalaSept 16Sept 30Crisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweet
Honey CrispSept 22October 19Crisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavour
EmpireSept 25October 19Sweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh
AmbrosiaOct 1October 19Juicy, Honeyed Flavour
Golden DeliciousSept 25October 19Crisp, mild, sweet
JonagoldOctober 3October 31Crisp, juicy, sweet
MutsuOctober 7October 19Sweet-tart, distinct flavor
Northern SpyOctober 7October 31Sweet, mildly tart
Red DeliciousOctober 3October 25Sweet, juicy
Red FujiOctober 15October 31Mild sweet, juicy, firm
Please note that when varieties become ready, we are typically picking them for about 3 weeks.
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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