Apple picking opens August 20.. We wil be open daily from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. the last admission to the field is 5 pm. Guest have the choice of picking a 10 lb bag of apples for $25 (max 3 people per bag)or a 20 lb bag of apples for $40. (max 5 people per bag). There is no admission charge to enter our farm. We do require a min pick of $8 a person. This applies to all individuals who enter to farm. Bags are purchased at the entrance. Please note that pick your own is a harvest. It is not a social gathering or a buffet! We look forward to your visit during the 2021 Apple Season.
|VARIETY||START DATE||APPROX END DATE||DESCRIPTION|
|Ginger Gold||August 20||September 11||Sweet & mildly tart|
|McIntosh||Sept 9||September26||Tender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweet|
|Cortland||Sept 16||Oct 3||Tart with hint of sweet and tangy|
|Gala||Sept 16||Oct 3||Crisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweet|
|Honey Crisp||Sept 22||Oct 12||Crisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavour|
|Empire||Sept 24||Oct 15||Sweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh|
|Ambrosia||Sept30||Oct 23||Juicy, Honeyed Flavour|
|Golden Delicious||Sept 30||Oct 23||Crisp, mild, sweet|
|Jonagold||Sept 30||Oct 30||Crisp, juicy, sweet|
|Mutsu||Sept 30||Oct 20||Sweet-tart, distinct flavor|
|Northern Spy||October 5||Oct 23||Sweet, mildly tart|
|Red Delicious||October 5||Oct 30||Sweet, juicy|
|Red Fuji||October 14||Oct 30||Mild sweet, juicy, firm|
Please note that when varieties become ready, we are typically picking them for about 3 weeks.
Location: Our apple orchard is located just behind the parking area at Downey’s Strawberry & Apple Farm
Wagon Rides: Are available each weekend out to the orchard
Apple Cider: Freshly pressed, our cider is available mid-September until closing early November
Candy Apples: Are available on weekends late-September until the end of October
Buses: If you are planning a bus trip to pick at the orchard, please contact us before you come so that we are ready for you!
Hours: Daily from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Last entrance 5 pm.