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Open (9/5, 9/6 & weekends 9/7 - 10/31)
Wknds: 9-6pm. Night maze 7-10pm
Apple Picking & Varieties

We are PICKED OUT of apples for the current season, but have some beautiful PUMPKINS in our pumpkin patch that are perfect for picking!  Go on an adventure in our fantastic Robin Hood themed Corn Maze or catch a ride on our hay ride around the pumpkin fields.  For a more spooky experience, take a trek through our Spooky Corn Maze, starting this Friday night (Oct. 11th) from 7-9:30 pm.

 

The Harbes Farm & Orchard location is the site of our breathtakingly beautiful orchard. The orchard uses state of the art trellis system to grow apples that are within reach of even the smallest of hands.  Our Orchard is open from 9am-6pm every Saturday and Sunday through October, weather permitting.  We will also be open Columbus Day, 10/14.

 

Admission to orchard is $8 per person and includes a 1/4 peck of apples and a ride on our apple express to the best apple picking.

 

Our Orchard features over 8 different apple varieties including:


Ultimate Gala

Gala was developed in New Zeland in 1934; a cross between a Kidd’s Orange Red & Golden Delicious.

Available Description Best Uses Serving Suggestion
Early September Orange-red blush on yellow; firm, crisp and juicy; mellow flavor Excellent for eating and salads. Smaller size and thin skin makes this a great apple for kids!


Honeycrisp

Honey-sweet and amazingly crisp! Developed in 1991.

Available Description Best Uses Serving Suggestion
Early September Mottled red blush over yellow/green; complex sweet/tart flavor. An excellent eating apple; good for sauce, baking, and pies. Excellent eating fresh out of hand; super-crisp.


Daybreak Fuji

Developed in Japan, 1962. A cross between a Ralls Janet and Delicious.

Available Description Best Uses Serving Suggestion
Mid to late September Light red blush on yellow; juicy and firm; outstanding texture. Excellent eating, salads, sauce, pies. Excellent for applesauce, needs very little sugar.

Jonagold de Coster

Developed in America 1940s; a cross between a Jonathan and Golden Delicious.

Available Description Best Uses Serving Suggestion
Mid September to early October A large apple. Crisp apple to bite into, with gleaming white flesh. Flavour is sweet. Excellent for eating. Great apple for kids snacks.

Golden Delicious

A chance seedling from West Virginia; introduced in 1900.

Available Description Best Uses Serving Suggestion
Early October Famous for its golden skin and sweet flavor. Tender and juicy. Excellent snacking. Enhance an apple pie by adding a Golden Delicious apple!

Shizuka

Developed in Japan. Cross between a Golden Delicious and a Indo.

Available Description Best Uses Serving Suggestion
Mid October Same parentage as the Matsu, this large apple is yellow iwth a red-orange blush. Sweeter with less acid than a Matsu, with an excellent flavor. Excellent eating, delicious in pies and sauce. Try roasting with meats; add to stuffing for poultry.


Aztec Rose Fuji

Developed in Japan in the 1980s; a cross between a Red Delicous and a Ralls Janet.

Available Description Best Uses Serving Suggestion
Early to Mid October Immensely flavorful variety introduced to the US in the 1980s, but now the US produces more Fujis than Japan. Big, super-sweet, crisp apple. Excellent for eating, salads and baking. Holds texture when baked. Baked stuffed apples!


Cameo

Discovered as a chance seedling in Washington state orchard in the 1980s.

Available Description Best Uses Serving Suggestion
Mid October Look for this variety’s characteristic white spots on the skin. Sweet with a zingy crunch. Excellent eating, delicious in pies. Good for eating; fresh & crisp.



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