2023 Southeast Michigan Apple And Pumpkin U-Pick Farms and Orchards - PickYourOwn.org
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Apple And Pumpkin U-Pick Orchards in Southeast Michigan in 2023, by county
Below are the U-Pick orchards and farms for apples and pumpkins that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have apples and pumpkins 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!
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Clearview Orchards - apples and pumpkins, wagon rides 1051 Barry Rd, Haslett, MI 48840. Phone: 517-655-1454. Email: Pkorson@aol.com. Open: usually open for apples around Labor Day. Directions: From Haslett: go E on Haslett Road to Green Road; turn left on Green and go to dead end. Turn right onto Barry. Go 1-1/2 miles to 1051 Barry Road. From I-69: Exit S on Woodberry 2 miles, cross railroad tracks, left on Barry, 1 mile to 1051 Barry Rd. . Click here for a map and directions. . . Please call for info.May, Sept.-October, Tuesday to Friday, 9:30 am to 6:30 pm Saturday, 9:30 am to 5 p.m. Sun. 11 am to 5 p.m. Closed Monday. Call to confirm. A family-owned orchard in a quiet country setting. U-pick apples and pumpkins. Also, pre-picked apples, peaches and squash. Asparagus in May. Wagon rides on Fall weekends. Pre-picked peaches in mid-August.
Kapnick Orchards - PYO cherries, blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins 4245 Rogers Hwy., Britton, MI 49229. Phone: 517-423-7419. Email: email@example.com. Open: in Spring. Click here for a map and directions. . . Country farm market. Apples, peaches, cider, doughnuts, cherries, pears, pumpkins, honey and fruit baskets. We ship apples Sept.-Jan. Greenhouse open year 'round, Monday to Saturday, 8 am to 6 p.m. Sun. 9 am to 5 pm. From M-50 turn S onto Rogers Hwy. Farm is 4 miles on left side. Only 15 miles from Cabela's.
Spicer Orchards - strawberries, raspberries, cherries, pumpkins, blueberries, plums, apples, hayrides, winery, corn maze 10411 Clyde Rd, Fenton, MI 48430. Phone: (810) 632-7692. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Daily from 9 am to 7 pm. Directions: Take US-23 3 miles N of M-59 interchange to Clyde Road (Exit 70), then go E 1/2 mile Located 10 miles N of Brighton or 10 miles S of Fenton. . Click here for a map and directions. Spicer Orchards Facebook page. . U-pick or picked strawberries, raspberries, cherries, pumpkins, blueberries, plums and apples. Picked peaches and pears. Strawberries start around June 1st. Cider mill, hayrides, Fall Festival weekends, petting farm, kids playground and school tours. PICK YOUR OWN~ESTIMATED HARVEST DATESStrawberries ........ June 7th to July 1stRed Tart Cherries .... July 1st to August 1st (We have a pitting machine)Sweet Cherries ...... July 1st to July 20th (usually pre-picked only)Red Raspberries ..... July 5th to August 1stBlueberries ......... July 10th to September 1stPaula Red .......... August 15th to September 1stRed Cortand ........... August 20th to September 5thFall Red Raspberries .. August 1st to October 15th Blue Stanley Plums ... September 5th to September 15th MacIntosh .......... September 5th to October 1st Honeycrisp.......... September 10th to October 1st Jonagold ........... September 25th to October 15th Empire ............. September 25th to October 10th Red Delicious ....... September 25th to October 25th Jonathon ........... September 25th to October 10th Golden Delicious ..... September 25th to October 31stNorthern Spy ......... October 1st to October 25thIda Red ............ October 1st to October 25thMutsu ............. October 1st to October 25th.
Blake Big Apple - apples, asparagus, blackberries, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, herbs or spices, lavender, melons, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Spring, black), raspberries (Autumn, black), rhubarb, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, watermelons, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill fresh apple cider made on the premises, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, concessions \\/ refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, inflatables or bounce houses, jumping pillow, trike track, pedal kart track, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations 71485 North Avenue, Armada, MI 48005. Phone: 586-784-9710. Email: email@example.com. Open: MID JUNE THROUGH EARLY NOVEMBER from 8 AM to 6 PM, 7 DAYS A WEEK. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Blake Big Apple Facebook page. . . We use integrated pest management practices (IPM). Blake's Big Apple, located in Armada, Michigan offers everything for the family. You can get our award winning cider and donuts prepared fresh daily, as well as pre-picked seasonal produce. You can also come out and pick our your own produce. We also carry our own line of jarred goods, like salsas, jams, jellies, pickled veggies and bbq sauces. During the fall we also have a variety of haunted attractions, like zombie paintball and haunted hayrides.Apple varieties: Empire, Jonathon, Japanese Rose, MacIntosh, Cortland, Gala. Also U-Pick tomatoes and Peppers: Jalapenos, Pablanos, Bell peppers, Banana peppers, (UPDATED: May 26, 2018)
Blake Farms Orchard and Cider Mill - apples, asparagus, blackberries, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, herbs or spices, lavender, melons, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Spring, black), raspberries (Autumn, black), rhubarb, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, watermelons, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill fresh apple cider made on the premises, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, concessions \\/ refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, inflatables or bounce houses, jumping pillow, trike track, pedal kart track, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations 17985 Armada Center Rd, Armada, MI 48005. Phone: (586) 784-5343. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: MID JUNE THROUGH EARLY NOVEMBER from 8 AM to 6 PM, 7 DAYS A WEEK. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Blake Farms Orchard and Cider Mill Facebook page. . . We use integrated pest management practices (IPM). Raspberries, Plums, Bartlett Pears.Apple varieties: Empire, Jonathon, Early Fuji, Japanese Rose, Wolf River, Wealthy, Cortland, Gala. Vegetables: Green beans, Tomatoes, Broccoli, Cabbage, and Lavender, Wild flowers. Peppers: Jalapenos, Pablanos, Bell peppers, Banana peppers, Blake's Orchard & Cider Mill LEARN MOREBlake's Big Apple LEARN MOREBlake's Almont Garden Center LEARN MORE (UPDATED: May 26, 2018)
Hys Cider Mill - apples, pumpkins, apple donuts, apple cider, bakery, caramel apples 6350 37 Mile Rd, Romeo, MI 48065. Phone: 810-798-3611. Open: September to November 3rd, weekends only, 11 am to 6 pm. Click here for a map and directions. . Cider, donuts, caramel apples, petting farm, jams, jellies, picked and u-pick apples, pumpkins. Van Dyke N of Romeo to 37 Mi. Road; 1-1/2 miles W (left) of Van Dyke. S of Almont 3-1/2 miles to 37 Mile Road, turn right 1-1/2 W of Van Dyke. Each variety is available for 2-3 weeks. In order of typical ripening and a typical start date (it may change!):McIntosh Starting 9/7 Gala Starting 9/14Cortland Starting 9/21Jonathan, Starting 9/21Empire, Starting 9/28Jonagold, Starting 10/5Red Delicious, Starting 10/5Golden Delicious, Starting 10/5Ida Red, Starting 10/12Northern Spy, Starting 10/12Mutsu, Starting 10/12Fuji, Starting 10/19 Golden Russett, Starting 10/26
Millers Big Red Orchard - apples, raspberries, pumpkins, farm animals inflatables, wedding venue, 4900 32 Mile Road, Washington, MI . Phone: (586) 752-7888. Email: email@example.com. Open: May 1 to Thanksgiving, 9 am to 8 pm, seven days a week. Directions: I-75 to N. Rochester Road, to 32 Mile Rd.; or M-53 to 32 Mile Road (on 32 Mile Road between Rochester Road and Van Dyke.) U-pick: apples. Also available, peaches, fresh produce, plums, grapes and many more. Fall group tours; educational fun for all ages. . Click here for a map and directions. Millers Big Red Orchard Facebook page. . . Miller's Big Red Barn facebook page. Bakery and Country Store offers lots and lots of homestyle pies, breads, donuts, butters, jams & jellies. Free petting farm. Cider Mill. Greehouses; full of bedding plants and Fall mums. We ARE though still one of the only farms around that still MAKES & BAKES OUR OWN PIES from SCRATCH! YUM!!! Big Red has 90 acres to host your wedding, family reunion, graduation party, company picnic, and fundraiser 5K run. From an intimate gathering of 40 to an outdoor picnic of 500, our Epicurean Catering Events Team will take care of the details for your day so you can be a Guest and enjoy! U-pick Apple orchard with a Cider mill, Bakery: doughnuts, pies.Petting Farm, Bounce-house and children's attractions, a farm market with seasonal fresh produce and Made in Michigan goods, Hard-cider tasting room, Hydroponic farming and Aquaponic farming. Big Red now offers year-round events and catering, in addition to an onsite Smokehouse and Restaurant. (UPDATED: June 19, 2018)
Westview Orchards and Adventure Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, cherries, peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill fresh apple cider made on the premises, concessions \\/ refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours 65075 Van Dyke, Washington Township, MI 48095. Phone: 586-752-3123. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: 7 days a week 10 am to 5 pm, Middle of June to October 31. Directions: GPS coordinates 42.77253, -83.01888 45 minutes north of Detroit. Northwest Intersection of Van Dyke (M-53) and 30 Mile Rd. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard. Westview Orchards and Adventure Farm Facebook page. . Alternate Phone: 866-986-4386. Fax: 586-752-4445. . All tours are available weekdays 9am to 4 pm only and by reservation only Bees and Blossoms Tour: May to Early June Strawberry Tour; Middle to late June Cherry Tour: Late June to Middle of July Peach Tour: Early to Middle August Apple Tour: September to end of October Pumpkin Tour: Late September to end of October Pick and Play: Available during weekdays only; UPick with limited Family Fun including Petting Farm, Playground, Obstacle course Fall Family Fun: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm, Labor Day Weekend to end of October. We use integrated pest management practices. Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) certified 2010 Centennial Farm of the Year 2010 Second Place Winner in the Michigan Cider Contest Featured on America's Heartland Series. Host of Grandma Kay's Annual 5K Run/Walk For Charity Family Fun Season passes available Schoolhouse Ice Cream and Sweet Shoppe Open June 1 to Aug 31, Monday to Saturday 11 am to 9 pm, Sunday 11 am to 6 pm September 1 to October 31, 7 days a week 11 am to 6 pm. (U-Pick: Apples include Ginger Gold, MacIntosh, Gala, & Cortland. Vegetables: Some peppers, eggplant, green beans, zucchini & summer squash, and Cucumbers, tomatoes.
Bennett's Orchard - Apples, pumpkins, apple cider 5647 Consear Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. Phone: (734) 854-2956. Email: Bennettapples@aol.com. Open: August to December 22;, Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 7 p. Click here for a map and directions. . . m. Sun. 10 am to 6 pm.Apples, area's best fresh apple cider, peaches, pumpkins, mums, squash, Fall December orating needs, jams, jellies, honey, craft store and u-pick apples. US-23 Exit 3, E 1 mile in beautiful Ottawa Lake. 5647 Consear Rd. For over 50 years our family has grown quality fruits and vegetables at best prices around. Come visit us for fresh air and apple picking or buy them already picked. We make fresh donuts on the weekends and always are pressing fresh cider! Don't miss our country store, fresh honey from our own bees and farm fresh eggs. Maple syrup, popcorn, baked goods & jams and jellies fill our shelves.WE WILL PRESS FRESH SWEET CIDERmid September through DECEMBER!!
Erie Orchards Cider - blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and raspberries, corn maze, hayrides, apple cider 1235 Erie Road, Erie, MI 48133. Phone: (734) 848-4518. Email: SElzinga@ErieOrchards.com. Open: July- December . Directions: Located 10 miles S of Monroe and 5 miles N of Toledo. Click here for a map and directions. . . U-pick blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and raspberries. Weekend special events in September & Oct. School tours May- December . Farm market has fresh donuts & fritters daily. , daily, 9 am to 7 p.m. Sun. 11 am to 6 pm. I-75 S to Exit 5, Erie Road. Then W 3 miles to orchard. . Note: the u-pick closes a 1/2 hour before the store closes each evening. Call for picking info. At the Orchard, you can.. Visit our Animal Center, Play in our Straw Play Zone, Have fun at our Children Play Zone, Walk our Corn Maze, Join us for an Evening hay ride, Have a party at our place, Shop at our main store, Join us for Family Fun Night, Pick some apples, Join us for a Weekend Event, Bring your group for a Tour, Visit our Crafter area.
Erwin Orchards U-Pick Cider - apples, thornless red raspberries, yellow raspberries, saskatoons, asparagus, u-pick sweet cherries, pumpkins, apple cider, Festivals, wagon rides, hay maze, corn maze, Children\\\'s Spooky Barn. Barn of Horrors & Labyrinth for adults, cider mill, farm stand, school tours near Kensington Metro Park, South Lyon, MI . Phone: 248-437-0150. Email: email@example.com. Open: early July-mid Nov. Directions: Located near Kensington Metro Park. Click here for a map and directions. . e. Quality since 1920. Cider & doughuts. Summer & Fall u-pick thornless red & yellow raspberries, u-pick sweet cherries, 14 varieties of apples, pumpkins. Festivals, wagon rides, kids' barn yard with trike trail, 55 ft. balloon with slide, hay maze, goats and Children's Spooky Barn. Barn of Horrors & Labyrinth for adults. Tours by appointment, Monday to Friday , daily, 9 am to 6 pm. I-96 to Kent Lake Road (Exit 153). Go S 1 mile to Silver Lake Road, turn E. At Pontiac Trail turn S and follow signs to Cider Mill (grey building). . Nearest cities are South Lyon and Brighton. Typical harvest start dates (MAY change!!!): Paula Red around August 23, Ginger Gold, Jonamac around August 30, McIntosh, Gala, Cortland around September 6, Empire, Honey Crisp around September 13, Fuji around September 20, Golden Delicious, Idared, Mutsu around September 27, Northern Spy around October 4, Red Delicious around October 11. they also have Saskatoon berries (aka Juneberries) for u-pick in early July. (UPDATED: August 02, 2020)
Long Family Orchard & Cider Mill - apples, hayrides, pumpkins, corn maze, cider mill, farm stand, school tours Commerce and Bogie Lake Road, Commerce Twp, MI . Phone: 248-360-3774. Directions: Located in Commerce Twp. at Commerce & Bogie Lake Road, just N of Huron Valley Hospital. 5 miles E of Milford. 4 miles S of M-59. From the S, take Haggerty N to the end, turn left, then right. At the third light (Wise Rd.) turn left, go 3 miles. . Click here for a map and directions. Long Family Orchard & Cider Mill Facebook page. . Fresh asparagus in May. Fresh sweet corn July-September. U-pick or picked apples. Picked asparagus, corn, tomatoes, plus fresh cider, donuts, cider mill, hayrides on weekends Sept.-Oct. U-pick or picked pumpkins in October. School field trip tours by appointment Sept.-Oct. Fresh apples & cider mill thru Thanksgiving. Specific seasons and hours vary, call the hotline for information (UPDATED: September 20, 2020 JBS) Comments from a visitor on June 29, 2011: "Long's Orchard does not have strawberries (in 2011).. unfortunately their crop was destroyed by rain this year. "
Coleman's Farm and Corn Maze - apples, pumpkins, hayrides, corn maze, 112758 Jordan Road, Saline, MI 48176. Phone: 734-429-1212. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: U-Pick Apples Apple Season starts around the beginning of fall, and in late September and October you may select your pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Click here for a map and directions. an Road, Saline, MI 48176. . Corn maze season starts September 5th. Our seventeen acre corn field three has three professionally designed and cut corn mazes which total over five miles of challenging trails, excellent day or night. The mazes appeal to all ages. The mazes are open Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays in September and seven days a week during October. There are three games for you to play within the mazes. Find all 18 checkpoints, F.S.I. (Farm Scene Investigation - like "Clue"), and Farm Treasure Hunt. We alos have Farm Animals; Our miniature donkeys, calves and baby goats enjoy attention from kids of all ages; Donuts & Cider - Coleman's homemade donuts are said to be the best around. Hayrides, Enjoy the scenery from the hayride which travels around the farm and along a creek. Deer sightings are common and you may catch a glimpse of a wild turkey. Groups of 15 or more benefit from excellent group rates when booked in advance. Bring your church group, 4-H group, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, sport group and birthday parties to Coleman's for a great time. We have a huge 30' x 60' tent and plenty of picnic tables for your use. Three fire pits will be roaring on cold days and in the evenings. Hunker down and enjoy yourself with a cup a hot apple cider or hot cocoa. (ADDED: May 10, 2015, JBS)
Wasem Fruit Farm - apples, red raspberries, pumpkins, black currants and gooseberries 6580 Judd Road, Milan, MI 48160. Phone: (734) 482-2342. Open: during tart cherry season (approx. Click here for a map and directions. . U-pick tart cherries beginning about July 1. U-pick and already picked apples beginning about September 10. Apple cider, donuts, pumpkins, squash, plums and farm market. Pre-arranged school tours (September 15-October 31). July 1-20), 9 am to 6 pm, everyday. Then open again approx. September 10-October 31, 9 am to 6 pm, everyday. Reduced hours November 1. Exit US-23 at Willis Road (Exit 31), go E 3 miles to Pitman Road, S 1 mile to Judd Road, left to 6580 Judd Road. Or exit I-94 at Rawsonville Road (Exit 187). Go S 4-1/2 miles to Willis Road, W 4-1/2 miles to Pitman Road, S 1 mile to Judd Road, left to 6580 Judd Rd. Comments from a visitor on September 04, 2008: "Hi. I just wanted to let you know that in Milan, Michigan is a place to pick black currants and gooseberries in July. This is just about the only place I've found that has these. "
Wiards Orchards and Country Fair - apples, pumpkins, wagon rides, cider mill 5565 Merritt Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Phone: (734) 482-7744. Email: email@example.com. Open: Click here for current hours; after Labor Day thru the month of October. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. . Please visit website for detailed info. Click here for their map page. I-94 to Exit 183, Huron Street, Ypsilanti. Go S on Huron St. to Stoney Creek Road. Right on Stoney Creek Road. Follow signs. Approx. 4 miles from I-94.Home of Night Terrors, Oct. evenings, Friday-Sun. U-pick apples, pumpkins, cider mill, donut shop, bakery, wagon rides Fall weekends. Country Fair on Fall weekends with family entertainment. . A visitor writes on September 26, 2014: "Love this place! Outstanding pies and baked goods, awesome cider, tons of activities, petting zoo..my kids have a ball every time we go." Comments from a visitor on October 03, 2011: "We went to Waird's this weekend and were greatly disappointing that to pick either apples or pumpkins, we had to pay $12.50 per person to get in and then also pay for the produce. The handful of activities they have in addition to the picking is really not worth the $12.50. It was a total rip-off. I thought you may want to add this information so people who are looking to pick produce know how excessively expensive this place is. "
Apple Charlies - apples, pears, peaches, pumpkins, Cider mill fresh apple cider made on the premises, concessions \\/ refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours 38035 S. Huron, New Boston, MI 48164. Phone: (734) 753-9380. Email: Charlie@applecharliesorchardandcidermill.com. Open: September 1 to November 10. Directions: From Detroit: I-94 W to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Ann Arbor: I-94 E to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Monroe: I-275 N. to exit 11 turn (South Huron Road) Turn left and go 1 mile west. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa, MasterCard. Apple Charlies - apples, pears, peaches, pumpkins, Cider mill fresh apple cider made on the premises, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours . . (UPDATED: October 9, 2021 JBS)
Apple picking tips:
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!)