Go Apple Picking at Saratoga Area Orchards
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Apples are a huge industry in New York State - we're actually one of the top producers of the fruit in the country! Take the time this season to visit one of the local Saratoga area apple orchards and see what all the fuss is about.
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Many apple orchards offer u-pick, allowing you to pick your own apples straight from the trees. Apple picking can be a wonderful fall tradition to start with your family, as everyone can join in. While at the orchard, grab some pies, produce, apple cider, and of course those delectable cider doughnuts.
If you're looking for a particular apple variety, please call ahead to make sure the orchard has that type. Apple crops vary from year to year, and apple varieties are only available for picking during certain periods.
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Saratoga Area Apple Orchards
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Open year round, Saratoga Apple is the place to go to pick your own apples or buy a variety of other farm products. The Darrows have been growing apples for five generations, using low-spray techniques and micronutrient fertilization.
Borden's is a seventh generation family-owned orchard and dairy farm. They have a farm store that is open year-round, so stop by and purchase a bag of apples, cider, and other products.
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, and during the summer, incredible ice cream at Rainbow Delights! Create lifelong memories at this local family farm.
Stop by McWhorter's Orchard in Argyle, NY during the fall for apple picking, pumpkins, cider donuts, a petting zoo, and more!
Pick your own apples at Riverview Orchards, located in Rexford, NY. In addition to the orchard, the property features a well-stocked country store.
Sand Flats Orchard LLC
Sand Flats Orchard in Fonda, NY, offers u-pick and picked apples, cider, pumpkins, squash, cider doughnuts, pies, fudge, and more. Take a tractor ride, go through an educational corn maze, meet farm animals, and have fun with the whole family.
We invite you to enjoy nature's beauty on ninety-eight tree-filled acres. Over 46 varieties of apples are grown with new ones each year. Most are available for your family to enjoy picking. We also have strawberries, pumpkins, peaches & more.