Information on the 2022 season
For apple information, click APPLE PICKING SCHEDULE below.
- ALL APPLE VARIETIES— $25 Small bag (holds up to 10 lb.), $35 Large bag (holds up to 20 lb.)
- NOTE: MINIMUM PURCHASE/CAR ENTERING THE ORCHARD OF 1 SMALL BAG OF APPLES.
MINIMUM PURCHASE/CAR ENTERING THE PUMPKIN PATCH OF 1 PUMPKIN.
*Length of storage time is based on a refrigerated temperature of 38 degrees.
Sweet, Crisp Average for Pies poor for sauce
Pick early Sept,
Refrigerate to mid Dec good to mid Nov
Sweet Tart, Tender
Excellent Sauce, Fair Baking
Pick early-mid Sept
Refrigerate to mid Nov
Sweet Tart, Crisp
Excellent All Purpose
Pick mid Sept, refrigerate thru Nov
Sweet Tart, Crisp
Cooks and tastes similar to Golden Delicious
Pick early-mid Sept.
Refrigerate till Nov
SweetTart, Firm, Crisp, Very Large Very good for cooking
Pick late Sept/early Oct
Refrigerate to April State Apple developed at OSU
Sweet, Firm eating apple—a favorite!
Excellent for salad, good for pie
Pick mid-late October Refrigerate to May
Sweet, Crisp, Good cooking
Pick early Sept refrigerate about a month
#1 Selling apple
Sweet, Crisp, Very Good cooking, chunky sauce
Pick mid Sept
Refrigerate to Jan
“makes great no sugar added sauce”-Andy Lynd
Sweet, Crisp Poor for baking, good for Salads
pick late September
Refrigerate thru Dec
Juicy, crisp, Sweet w/acidic tang slight anise flavor
Excellent all purpose (cooks with slight vanilla taste)
Picks early/mid September Keep refrigerated 4-6 weeks
More sweet than tart
Excellent for sauce Non-browning, pick mid Sept.
Refrigerate to Nov
Tart, Excellent cooking Highest Acid level, yet high in sugars
Pick late Oct
Refrigerate through May
“when picked, makes a Granny Smith pucker” Mitch Lynd
Sweet Tart, Juicy, Tender, Cooks up soft, great for sauce Pick mid Sept, refrigerate to Nov stays white after cutting
Popular Sweet, Crisp, Small eating apple Pick mid Sept, Refrigerate to November A customer favorite!
Evercrisp (2019, possibly 2018)
These apples are not available for Pick Your Own.
They are available in the Market.
Sweet Tart, Crisp All purpose
Pick mid-late Oct
Refrigerate thru Jan
Honeycrisp lovers generally like this one!
Tart , Crisp, ‘Woodsy’ flavor Cooks similarly to a Jonathan
Available mid-late September
Deb’s favorite for applesauce
COMING SOON, Not yet available (*MAIA – Midwest Apple Improvement Assn.)
Tart, Excellent Cooking, High acid level, similar to Goldrush
Pick late September
Refrigerate to Feb.
Tart, Superb Cooking, Complex flavor, Slow to brown when cut, similar to Goldrush Pick early/mid September
Refrigerate to early Nov.
Non-MAIA Developed Apples
Berries, apples, pumpkins
2022 berry U-Pick is now closed for the season.
THANK YOU FOR A GREAT YEAR!
Red Raspberries – Mid June – early July (The Patch on 37)
Black Raspberries – Late June-early July (The Patch on 37)
Blackberries-late July-early August (Blue Frog Farm)
Sunflowers – Mid August
Apples – Sept. and Oct. (only specific dates as shown on estimated picking schedule) – check scrolling ticker daily.
Pumpkins – Late September thru mid October
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Summertime U-Pick Hotline number – 220.212.4318
Fall Apple, Pumpkin/Market hotline – 740-927-1333
Pumpkins – U-Pick 2022 Morse Rd. Farm
2022 U-pick pumpkin picking opens October 5 at the Morse Rd. Farm, WEST of St. Rt. 310 Price: $8 per pumpkin, any pumpkin in the field. There is a 1 pumpkin purchase minimum to enter the patch. This year’s crop is small and may last only a few days, depending on the crowd. The ticker on homepage will have the latest information. The market generally has a good supply up to Halloween week. Feel free to call the market before making the trip to be sure we are not sold out for the given day. 740-927-8559