Apple picking opens August 25 2023
Apple PickingWe are open daily from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. The last admission to the field is 5 pm.
Bags: Guests 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).
Entrance Fee: 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! No Pets Please.
|VARIETY||START DATE||APPROX END DATE||DESCRIPTION|
|Ginger Gold||August 25||Sweet & mildly tart|
|McIntosh||Sept 8||Tender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweet|
|Cortland||Sept 15||Tart with hint of sweet and tangy|
|Gala||Sept 8||Crisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweet|
|Honey Crisp||Sept 19||Crisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavour|
|Empire||Sept 23||Sweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh|
|Ambrosia||Sept 29||Juicy, Honeyed Flavour|
|Golden Delicious||Sept29||Crisp, mild, sweet|
|Jonagold||Sept 29||Crisp, juicy, sweet|
|Mutsu||Sept 29||Sweet-tart, distinct flavor|
|Northern Spy||October 4||Sweet, mildly tart|
|Red Delicious||October4||Sweet, juicy|
|Red Fuji||October 13||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.
No Pets Please!
Due to the nature of our business emotional support dogs are not allowed at any time!