APPLE SEASON IS HERE –
ORCHARDS ARE OPEN!
ANTIQUE, PROPOSAL TREE AND OLD STANDARD ORCHARD OPENING SEPTEMBER 27.
When people talk about Smolak Farms, they think of apples! You will not find as many varieties north of Boston as you will here! The crisp, freshness in every bite is what you will find with Smolak Farm’s apples!
Our Antique Apple Orchard includes 20 different varities of apples arranged in 7 rows with 3 groups of 10 trees in each row. This orchard was planted in 1992 to help preserve some varieties that are not longer grown for commercial harvest.
Those varieties include: Chenango Strawberry, Sops of Wine, Cox Orange Pippen, Sheepnose, Smokehouse, Rhode Island Greening, Fameuse Snow, Golden Russet, Winter Banana, Spitzenberg, Seek No Further, Red Stayman, Granny Smith, Yellow Newton, Lady, James Grieve, Baldwin and Wolf River, Macoun and Cortland.
Old Standard Orchard is located across the street from our parking lot. It is the second orchard from which we pick. Types of apples that you will find here are: Cortland, MacIntosh, Mac Spur, Red Delicious, Mutsu, Granny Smith and Macoun.
The Proposal Tree Orchard is our newest orchard and it is located at the top of the hill from the Old Standard Orchard. The apples that you will find in this orchard are: Braeburn, Cameo, Cortland, Fuji, Jonagold and Shizukas.
Bridle Path Orchard is located behind our large white barn. It is the first orchard of the season that we open. The apples in this orchard are: Gravensteins, Macintosh, Macoun, Red Delicious, Northern Spy, Empire Imperial Red, Cortland and Mitsu.
Private Orchard is located behind our Old Standard Orchard. This Orchard is full of Cortland and Macintosh apples.
Please note that the ripening of the apples depends on our weather. For daily picking conditions, please refer to the home page of our website.