Visit the Orchard


Orchard Tours

In the fall, we welcome small groups of all ages for orchard tours and wagon rides. Each year we also host many school group field trips. Please call ( 802 372-4848 ) or email us to schedule a tour.

Pick Your Own (closed for 2017 season)

Come pick your own apples and enjoy a wagon ride as well. We usually open our orchard to picking after Labor Day but the time really depends on the apples. If you would like to be notified when apple picking becomes available please call us (802 372-4848) and we will notify you with a postcard or email.

Average Harvest Dates for Other Fruits

Mid June - Strawberries
Mid July - Raspberries
Early August - Blueberries
Mid August - Peaches
August-September - Pears
Late September - Plums

Apple Harvest Dates

Weather conditions can hasten or delay apple and other fruit harvest dates. This chart represents average apple harvest date for our area.

Early Mid Late
July Lodi (7/25)
Yellow Transparent (7/25)
Vista Bella (7/29)
August Jersey Mac (8/7)
Zestar (8/11)

Early McIntosh(8/15)

Crab Apple (8/20)
Paula Red (8/20)
Ginger Gold (8/23)
Milton (8/23)
Tydeman Red (8/23)
September State Fair (9/1)
McIntosh (9/10)
Gala (9/10)

Spartan (9/15)
Cortland (9/15)
Honey Crisp (9/15)
Liberty (9/20)
Macoun (9/20)
Red Haralson (9/20)
Jonagold (9/20)
Greening (9/20)
October Criterion (10/1)
Yellow Bellflower (10/1)
Emprie (10/1)
Red Delicious (10/10)
Suncrisp (10/10)
Thompson King (10/15)
Yellow Delicious (10/15)
Cameo (10/15)
Idared (10/20)
Crispin (Mutsu)(10/20)
Northern & Red Spy (10/20)