Reopening August 14 2021. 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! Please refrain from eating, sampling or tasting fruit in the field. We look forward to your visit during the 2021 Apple Season.
At this point we are expecting to be picked out of apples for apple picking at the Caledon location approximately October 18. We have one variety of apples left to be picked which is Mutsu.
|VARIETY||START DATE||APPROX END DATE||DESCRIPTION|
|Ginger Gold||August 14||finished||Sweet & mildly tart|
|McIntosh||Sept 3||Finished||Tender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweet|
|Cortland||Sept 10||finished||Tart with hint of sweet and tangy|
|Gala||Sept 2||Finished||Crisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweet|
|Honey Crisp||Sept 13||finished but ready pick are available||Crisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavour|
|Empire||Sept 17||Finished||Sweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh|
|Ambrosia||Sept24||finished||Juicy, Honeyed Flavour|
|Golden Delicious||Sept 24||finished||Crisp, mild, sweet|
|Jonagold||Sept 28||Finished||Crisp, juicy, sweet|
|Mutsu||October 1||October 17||Sweet-tart, distinct flavor|
|Northern Spy||October 1||finished||Sweet, mildly tart|
|Red Delicious||October 1||finished||Sweet, juicy|
|Red Fuji||October 8||finished||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.