Will be open Fridays Saturdays and Sundays and holiday Mondays. Last day for picking will be October 17 2021. We Have one variety of apples left to be picked which is Golden Delicious
Apple PickingOpen Friday, Saturday and Sunday for apple picking from 10am to 5:00pm
If you are from the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge or Guelph area and are planning on apple picking – We make it easy to pick your own, so you can have the maximum amount of fun. Here’s how it works:
Bags: Complimentary bags will be provided upon arrival. All fruit is paid for at the entrance to the orchard. Participants have the choice of a 10lb bag for $20 (max 4 people per bag) or a 20lb bag for $35 (max 7 people per bag). Bags/backpacks from home will not be permitted in the orchard.
Entrance Fee: There is no entrance fee to enter the orchard, however, we do ask that a minimum of $5.00 of apples be picked per person.
Ready Pick Apples: Are available from mid-September until closing.
**All participants who enter the orchard are required to have a face covering. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic sampling for fruit is the field is not permitted!**
Apple Picking Harvest Calendar:
|McIntosh||finished||Tender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweet|
|Gala||finished||Crisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweet|
|Honey Crisp||finished||Crisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavour|
|Empire||finished||Sweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh|
|Ambrosia||finished||Juicy, Honeyed Flavour|
|Golden Delicious||Sept 17||Crisp, mild, sweet|
|Jonagold||finished||Crisp, juicy, sweet|
|Russet||finished||Moist, nutty, sweet|
|Cortland||Finished||Tart with hint of sweet and tangy|
|Red Delicious||finished||Sweet, juicy|
|IDA Red||finished||Firm, tart, juicy|
Please note that when varieties become ready, we are typically picking them for about 3 weeks.
Location: Our apple orchard is easy to get to from Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and Guelph areas and is located beside the parking lot at Downey’s Strawberry & Apple Farm in Breslau
Wagon Rides: Are available each weekend out to the orchard
Thanksgiving: We will be open Thanksgiving Monday
Buses: If you are planning a bus trip to go apple picking at the orchard, please contact us before you come so that we are ready for you!