U-Pick is over for the 2020 season at Pennings Orchard.
If you would like information about the farm market, beer garden or cidery, please call:
NO RESERVATIONS ARE NEEDED AT PENNINGS ORCHARD FOR APPLE PICKING UNLESS YOU ARE COMING BY BUS
UPICK IS CASH ONLY
$30 per half bushel
(it’s approximately $1.50/lb)
Please bring exact amount
You can only pick in our bag as we do not allow personal bags, backpacks, totes or coolers in the orchard. Please only pick what you are willing to pay for. We ask that you respect our farm and have an amazing time with your family!
Dogs are no longer permitted
Please feel free to
CALL MONICA AT
845 986 7080
For crop updates, varieties and availability
As I’m sure you are aware, due to the Covid Virus our farm has certain guidelines that we must follow this season. Certain activities will not be offered including hayrides, mazes, farm train rides, dairy barn tours and shooting gallery. You will need to wear your face covering and practice social distancing. We will, however, make sure you have a wonderful time picking! Looking forward to seeing you!
The market, cidery and beer garden does often reach the 50% Covid capacity on weekends. If you would like to enjoy these areas of the farm, we do suggest you come early or on a week day.
The availability of the varieties below can change depending on the season’s crop and weather.
Always call to confirm
Early mutsu- available mid-september. usually large/yellow colored, sweet and excellent for eating in salads.
Rome- available for picking in mid-october depending on weather. red, tart firm apple that is perfect for baking
Jona prince- large red colored apple that is sweet and delicious for snacking.
Daybreak fuji- an early variety of fuji apples that is available for picking in mid-september. small, sweet and great for snacking.
Ginger Golds- Ginger Golds are big, bright yellow, crispy and sweet. They are good for salads and sauce, or just excellent to eat! Available late August.
McIntosh- Available for picking late August to early October depending on weather and picking conditions. McIntosh are generally green on one side, and red on the other; usually large and somewhat tart. Good for salads, sauce, pies or eating.
Gala- Available for picking from mid September to mid October depending on weather and picking conditions. Galas are grown especially for kids! They tend to be mild flavored, juicy and crispy. They are usually a bright yellow and red in color. Great for salads and eating.
Empires- Available for picking mid September to the end of October depending on weather and picking conditions. Empires tend to be medium sized, red in color, sweet, good for snacking, sauce and salads.
HoneyCrisp- Available in early September, Honeycrisp apples were produced from a cross breeding program in the 1960’s involving the Macoun and Honeygold apples, as part of the University of Minnesota apple breeding program to develop winter hardy cultivars with high fruit quality. Honeycrisp’s tend to be clean, crisp, and have a sweet tart taste. Great for eating!
Cortlands- Available for picking mid September to end of October depending on weather and picking conditions. Cortlands are generally large, semi-sweet, mostly red in color.They are excellent for apple pies! They also good for eating, sauce and salads.
Jonagolds- Available for picking usually mid to end of September to October depending on weather and picking conditions. Jonagolds are almost always yellow and red in color, usually large; sweet, good for snacking, salads and sauce.
Macouns- Available for picking mid September through mid October depending on weather and picking conditions. Macouns tend to be medium sized, red in color, semi-sweet, crunchy, excellent for eating, sauce and salads.
Red Delicious- Available for picking toward the end of September to the end of October or beginning of November depending on weather and picking conditions. Red Delicious are a very popular large, sweet apple that is good for snacking, sauce and salads.
Golden Delicious- Available for picking toward the end of September to the end of October depending on weather and picking conditions. Golden Delicious are yellow in color, sweet, good for eating, sauce and salads.
Stayman Winesaps- Available for picking end of September to mid October depending on weather and picking conditions. Stayman Winesaps are medium sized, red in color, with a distinct wine flavor, excellent for eating, sauce and salads.
Mutsu (Crispins)- Available for picking end of September to the end of October depending on weather and picking conditions. Crispins are usuallarge, yellow colored, sweet, and excellent for eating, sauce and salads.
Fujis- Available for picking mid October to early November depending on weather and picking conditions. Fujis are small,sweet, hard, crisp, red in color.Good for eating, salads and sauce.
Granny Smiths- Available for picking towards the end of October to mid November depending on weather and picking conditions. Granny Smiths tend to be large, green in color, hard, tart, tangy and crispy. Excellent for eating, pies, sauce and salads.
A small sampling of the Farm, the Family and More!
Meet the Animals
At Pennings Orchard these well bred animals are well taken care of and are part of the Family.
Jack Pennings in motion
A Hard Day's work is rewarding
From riding a tractor to milking cows to growing apples and peaches, the work never ends.
Pennings Family History
Jack Shares His Family History
Orchards and Varieties
Some of the many varieties of apples grown at Pennings
Jack and Monica's Cow Milking Operation in Full Swing
Group Field Trips
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED, PLEASE CALL (845) 986-7080
Please visit this Fall for all your favorite activities including the Apple u-pick (8459867080), farm market (8459861059), beer garden and cidery (8459879922)