The 2017 Apple Report

PInk Lady Apples

Now that we are all embracing the fall weather, it’s time to welcome the abundance of seasonal produce. Apples are already ripe and being picked at local orchards, and there are plenty more on the way.

Bedminster Orchard apple cider; photo courtesy Bedminster Orchard
photo courtesy Bedminster Orchard

Here’s a listing of apples in Bucks and nearby that are available for sale and for pick-your-own, as of September 27, 2017. Always call or check their websites/Facebook for the latest apple information. Enjoy!

Bechdolt’s Orchard, 2209 Leithsville Road, Hellertown, PA, 610.838.8522. The orchard is now picking Cortland, Jonagold, and more.

Bedminster Orchard, 1024 Kellers Church Rd, Perkasie, PA, 215.795.0303. Apple varieties available this week include Autumn Crisp, Crimson Crisp, Crimson gold and Jonamac. Many more varieties to come! Check their Facebook page for the latest.

Bedminster also has their own fresh-pressed, unpasteurized raw apple cider with no preservatives and no sugar added. The orchard currently sells at three farmers markets: Doylestown Farmers Market on Saturday mornings, Lower Makefield on Thursday afternoons and the Doylestown Hospital Market on Wednesday afternoons. Call them for pickup at the farm for half bushel and bushel boxes of apples. They will also provide applesauce blends in bushels and half bushel.

Apples, Manoff Market Gardens
Apples, Manoff Market Gardens

Manoff Market Gardens, 3157 Comfort Road, Solebury, PA, 215.297.8220. For Sale: Honey Crisp, Gala, Cortland, Crimson Crisp, Jonathan and early Fuji apples. Also, fresh pressed cider and fall raspberries in the market.

The Market at DelVal, 2100 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA, 215.230.7170. Apples for PYO are $1.49/lb and Apple Fun Days is $3 per person. Currently available: Linda Mac, Empire, Jonagold, Braeburn, Red Delicious and Yellow Delicious.

Penn Vermont Fruit Farm, 831 Rolling Hills Road, Bedminster, PA, 215.795.2475. New fall hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 am – 6 pm, and Sunday 9 am – 6 pm. The farm is now picking Cortland, and other apple varieties.

Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road, Morrisville, PA, 215.968.1670. Apples available, now picking Honey Crisp, Gala, Crimson Crisp, Cortland, and Daybreak Fuji Apples. Pick your own on weekends, plus hayrides.

Snipes Farm, 890 West Bridge Street, Morrisville, PA, 215.295.1139. Apples available for sale, as well as cider. Pick your own and hayrides on weekends. NOTE: Snipes is one of the few orchards in the area that uses all natural pest and fungus control methods. Learn more in our post here: Are your apples organic?

Apples, Solebury Orchards

Solebury Orchards, 3325 Creamery Road, New Hope, PA, 215.297-8079. The farm is now picking Empire, Pinata, Jonathan, Honey Crisp, Gala and Pixie Crunch as well as Seckle and Bosc Pears. Pick your own weekends 9 am to 6 pm. Apple cider, cider donuts and more available in the market.

Solly Farm, 707 Almshouse Road, Warminster, PA, 215.357.2850. Apples available for sale, call for varieties. Pick your own on weekends from 10 am to 4 pm.

Styer’s Orchard, 97 Styer Lane, Langhorne, PA, 215.702.9633. Apple varieties available include Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Empire, JonaGold, and Jonathan.

Apple cider donuts at Tabora Farms; photo courtesy Tabora Farm
photo courtesy Tabora Farm

Tabora Farm & Orchard, 1104 Upper Stump Road, Chalfont, PA, 215.249.3016. Many varieties! Call for current information. Don’t forget to pick up some cider donuts.

Apples from Snipes Farm

Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ, 609.924.2310. Over a dozen varieties over the season. Call for update. Also, the orchards have apple cider and apple wine! Pick your own is every day 9 am – 5 pm.

Want a recipe for a delicious Jewish Apple Cake? Click here.

Poached Apples; photo by K. Madey
Photo credit Kelly Madey

Or how about this great recipe from Kelly Madey? Apples Poached in Wine with Cinnamon and Orange

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