*** TUESDAY IS SHOWING POSSIBLE SCATTERED SHOWERS. PICKING IS RAIN OR SHINE WEAR THOSE CUTE RAIN BOOTS!***
Purchase ahead to make check-in faster but walk-ins are always welcome! Tickets will be posted approx. 48 in advance as we watch weather and fruit ripeness.
Apple Varieties available for PYO
Gala: Kidd's Gala, Regal Gala, Buckeye Gala
McIntosh plus RubyMac, LindaMac & Pioneer Mac
See below for pricing and FAQs.
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How do I purchase tickets?
Picking is currently open from 8 am - 5 pm. We are currently accepting walk-ins and pre-purchased tickets. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT required but encouraged. When available, pre-purchasing ahead reserves your tickets and makes check-in on the day of picking faster. Plus, walk-ins are always welcome as long as the fruit is available and fields are open. The orchards close at 5:30 pm.
Where do we check-in?
Check-in is located at the Information Booth across from the Main Parking Lot. If the booth is closed, check-in is located inside the Farm Store.
Will pick-your-own be open everyday?
Apples are picking 7 days a week right now. We will post when picking is closed to allow fruit to ripen for ideal picking.
What is the cost?
1/2 peck bag - $10 - Ticket provides entrance for 2 person and 1/2 peck bag (~9 apples) of apple picking. (available weekdays)
1 peck bag - $20 - Ticket provides entrance for 4 people and 1 peck (~15 apples) of apple picking.
1/2 bushel bag - $35 - Ticket provides entrance for 6 people and 1/2 bushel (~30 apples) of apple picking
Do children need tickets?
Yes. Anyone age 3+ requires a ticket.
Are masks required on the farm?
Vaccinated individuals masks are no longer be required in the farm store or outdoor spaces. For those not yet vaccinated, we encourage you to continue wearing masks when at the farm. We ask that everyone who visits the farm be respectful towards each other, maintain comfortable personal space for all those who wish for it, and understand that it takes all of us together to create and share a safe, supportive, and healthy community.
Are there group rates? May we pick as a group?
The prices listed above apply to groups as well. When you arrive, your group may all go to the same location to pick. For more info on school group and birthday party picking >
Is there a correct way to pick?
Yes! To keep the plants strong and fruitful, carefully select only the ripe fruit and make sure to stay on paths. Please do not climb trees - help us keep our orchards healthy for years to come!
What else do I need to know?
You will receive your picking containers when you check-in. Personal picking containers are not permitted. And sadly, while we love your pups, pets are not permitted on the farm per the Board of Health.
What else is happening on the farm during strawberry picking?
Farm Store - The store is open daily from 8 am - 6 pm for groceries, donuts, baked goods, hard cider, and farmhouse gifts.
Outdoor Hard Cider - Join us for outdoor hard cider bar every weekend from 12 - 4 pm.
Food Truck - The PitchFORK is open 11 am - 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. View the menu.
Drink & Dessert Bar - Open Saturdays and Sundays 10 am - 3 pm. Weather permitting.
Play - Farmer Glenn's Trike Yard and swings are open!
Barnyard - Hang out and feed the chickens.
Bee Observatory - Watch the bees inside the farm store near the cider donuts.