2023 Southern Rhode Island Apple U-Pick Farms and Orchards - PickYourOwn.org
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Apple U-Pick Orchards in Southern Rhode Island in 2023, by county
Below are the U-Pick orchards and farms for apples that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have apples orchards that are open to the public. If you know of any others, please tell us using the add a farm form!
Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! If I cannot reach them, I DON'T GO!
PLEASE report closed farms, broken links and incorrect info using the "Report Corrections" form below.
Rocky Brook Orchard - Apples, pears, peaches 997 Wapping Road, Middletown, RI 02842. Phone: 401-851-7989. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Saturday and Sunday 10 Am to 4:30 PM. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . Click here for a map to our farm. Crops are usually available in September, October. (Also Columbus Day). We now have well over 60 varieties of apples, including many rare ones! More on the way as trees mature. Comments from a visitor on October 12, 2009: "Thanks for putting this site together and maintaining it! I visited Rocky Brook in Newport county today and they were very nice folk. They took the time to tell us about the different types of apples they had. I'll certainly try to visit them again before the seasons out."
Young Family Farm - apples, flowers, peaches, concessions \\/ refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties 260 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI 02837. Phone: 401 635-0110. Open: Apple Picking: Thursday to Sundays 10 am to 4 pm and Mondays 10am to 4 pm by appointment only;See their website, . Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Young Family Farm Facebook page. . Apple Fest October with Rain Date October 13 Thursday, 2013. (ADDED: 2008-02-18)A visitor writes on September 09, 2009: "The trees are a "great size for very small children. Love this farm. It is run by the family. It is a laid back environment my daughter has been picking her own apples here since she was one year old. Their peaches make the best peach cobbler."
Narrow Lane Farm - Apples, peaches, blackberries,
nectarines, blueberries 213 Narrow Lane, North Kingstown, RI . Phone: 401-294-3584. Email:
email@example.com. Open: August to October, every day, 9 am to 6 pm. Click here for a map and directions.
More than 20 varieties of apples, peaches, nectarines, blackberries, blueberries and kiwi berries, there is something for everyone. After you�re done picking be
sure to take a spin around the mile-long nature trail and take a picture with the Sasquatch. Apple varieties include
Macouns ,Cortland , McIntosh Empire ,Liberty
,Jonagold ,Cameo and Braeburn. Peaches and Nectarines will be available at the orchard counter or at any of the farmers markets we attend starting early August
through mid September. Pick-your-own peaches and nectarines will depend on the yield that is produced that season. Blueberries and blackberries bloom the third
week of July through the second week of September. Weather dependent. Narrow Lane Farm
facebook page. (UPDATED: October 1, 2022, JBS)
Apple Picking Tips, Recipes and Information
Apples ripen from the outside of the tree towards the center, so the apples out
the outside of the tree will ripen first. Once they are picked, they stop
ripening. Picking apples directly from a
tree is easy. Roll the apple upwards off the branch and give a little twist;
don't pull straight away from the tree. If two apples are joined together at the
top, both will come away at the same time. Don't shake the trees or branches.
If the apple you are trying to pick drops, (or others on the tree) go ahead and
pick it up. They're perfectly fine! But do wash them before you eat them! More info: How to tell
when apples are ripe
Once picked, don't throw the apples into the baskets, place them in
gently, or they will bruise and go bad more quickly.
Don't wash apples until just before using to prevent spoilage.
Keep apples cool after picking to increase shelf life. A cool basement is ideal, but the fruit/vegetable drawer of a refrigerator will work, too. A refrigerator is fine for small
quantities of apples. Boxed apples need to be kept in a cool, dark spot
where they won't freeze. Freezing ruptures all of an apple's cells, turning
it into one large bruise overnight. The usual solution is to store apples in
a root cellar. But root cellars often have potatoes in them: apples and
potatoes should never be stored in the same room because, as they age,
potatoes release an otherwise ethylene gas, which makes apples spoil faster.
If you can keep the gas away from your apples, they will keep just fine.
Just don't store them right next to potatoes.
Prevent contact between apples stored for the winter by wrapping them
individually in sheets of newspaper. The easiest way to do this is to unfold
a section of newspaper all the way and tear it into quarters. Then stack the
wrapped apples . See more here: How
to store apples at home
Recipes, illustrated with step by step instructions
Apple pie recipe and directions and
illustrated! I can say, with, ahem, no bias at all, that this is the
best apple pie recipe in the world! (Alright, I did have an apple strudel in
Vienna once at that place listed in Fodors that was REALLY good, but that
wasn't a pie, was it? And since this was the recipe my grandmother used, it
must be great!)