Apple picking opens August 19 2023. We look forward to your visit!
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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 $26 (max 3 people per bag) or a 20 lb bag of apples for $42 (max 5 people per bag).
Entrance Fee: There is no admission charge to enter our farm. We do require a minimum pick of $8.50 a person. This applies to all individuals who enter the 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.
All bags, large purses, backpacks and diaper bags must remain locked in your vehicle during your visit. You need your hands free to pick apples!
|VARIETY||START DATE||APPROX END DATE||DESCRIPTION|
|Ginger Gold||August 25||finished||Sweet & mildly tart|
|McIntosh||Sept 8||Sept 30||Tender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweet|
|Cortland||Sept 15||Oct 4||Tart with hint of sweet and tangy|
|Gala||Sept 8||Sept 30||Crisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweet|
|Honey Crisp||Sept 19||Oct 10||Crisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavour|
|Empire||Sept 23||Oct 23||Sweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh|
|Ambrosia||Sept 29||Oct 23||Juicy, Honeyed Flavour|
|Golden Delicious||Sept29||Oct 23||Crisp, mild, sweet|
|Jonagold||Sept 29||Oct 30||Crisp, juicy, sweet|
|Mutsu||Sept 29||Oct 30||Sweet-tart, distinct flavor|
|Northern Spy||October 4||Oct 30||Sweet, mildly tart|
|Red Delicious||October4||Oct 30||Sweet, juicy|
|Red Fuji||October 13||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 (weather permitting).
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 by email 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!
Please leave all bags, large purses, backpacks and diaper bags locked safely in your vehicle! They will not be permitted in the orchard.