Harvest Schedule

Pick-Your-Own Apples

 

Currently Picking:

Saturday – Sunday, September 20 – 21, 2014

Available Varieties:    Cortland, Gala, Empire, Jonagold, and a few Macoun

$17 per half-bushel bag; $16 each for two or more half-bushel bags

 

Click here for a printable version of the  2014 Harvest Schedule.

Weather and field conditions affect what is available, both in the Farm market and for Pick-Your-Own.  Below, we offer our best guesses for harvest dates for the beginning of the 2014 season.  Once the harvest is underway, we will provide more detailed information.  Please check back soon for updates.

Many varieties grown and available at the farm are not listed below.  Please visit our Farm Market for more details.

For your own safety, federal food safety laws do not allow animals in areas where food is grown.  Pets will not be allowed in the orchards.  Thank you for your understanding.

 

2014 Pick-Your-Own Harvest Schedule

SEPTEMBER

 

Variety PYO Anticipated Harvest Start Dates Comments and Uses
Jonamac * Labor Day Weekend sweet, crisp, good for eating and baking
McIntosh * Sept. 6th - 7th firm, juicy, tart
McIntosh * Sept. 13th – 14th firm, juicy, tart
Gala * possibly Sept. 13th - 14th good sugar/acid balance, firm and juicy
Honeycrisp possibly Sept. 13th - 14th sweet, very crisp, good for eating
Cortland * possibly Sept. 20st - 21nd tart, good for eating and baking
Liberty possibly Sept. 20st - 21nd sweet, good for eating
Macoun * possibly Sept. 20st - 21nd sweet, good for eating
Jonagold * possibly Sept. 20st - 21nd sweet, good for eating and baking
Kendall * possibly Sept. 27th - 28th sweet-tart, Mac type, good for eating and baking
Empire * possibly Sept. 27th - 28th sweet, good for eating and baking
OCTOBER
Variety PYO Anticipated Harvest Start Dates Comments and Uses
Empire * possibly Oct. 4th - 5th sweet, good for eating and baking
Empire * possibly Oct. 11th - 12th sweet, good for eating and baking
Mutsu or Crispin * possibly Oct. 11th - 12th sweet, crisp, good for eating
Red Delicious * possibly Oct.18th - 19th sweet, good for eating
Golden Delicious * possibly Oct.18th - 19th sweet/tart, good for eating and baking
Cameo possibly Oct.18th - 19th sweet/tart, good crunch
Fortune * possibly Oct.19th-20th sweet, spicy, good for eating and baking
Ida Red possibly Oct.19th-20th firm, yellow/green flesh, good for sauce and baking
Mutsu or Crispin * possibly Oct.19th-20th sweet, crisp, good for eating
Northern Spy possibly Oct. 26th the best for pies – pieces keep their shape
Rome * possibly Oct. 26th-27th sweet-tart, good for eating and baking
Fuji * possibly Oct. 26th-27th sweet, good for eating

Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin opens in October.

Pumpkins will be available for purchase in the Farm Market, priced by the pound.

Hours During Harvest Season:

Farm Market: 9 am – 6 pm Pick-Your-Own: 9 am – 5 pmBegin PYO at least 1 hour before closing.
Market Phone: (518) 765-2956 PYO Hotline:  866-640-PICK (7425)