PYO Regular Apples 

Apple picking is OPEN for the 2021 season!

Pricing information for 2021 is as follows:

$25 – peck

$40 – 1/2 bushel bag

$45 – 1/2 bushel basket (you keep the basket!)

A $2 entrance fee applies for all over the age of 2. 

Please note, reservations are NOT required for picking! You may come to pick anytime that the orchards are open.

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PYO Heirloom Apples 

The Antique Orchard will open later in September for the 2021 season. 

Pricing information for the Antique Orchard in 2020 is as follows:

$30 – peck

$45 – 1/2 bushel bag

$50 – 1/2 bushel basket (you keep the basket!)

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APPLE PICKING DETAILS:

  • Apple picking open daily. 
  • Smolak Farms has several apple orchards at the Farm
  • Orchards we are picking from may vary from day to day.
  • We are not able to guarantee the availability of any particular variety of apple at any given time.
  • Apple picking is by the container.  You purchase a container prior to picking. Up to four people may share one container.

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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 varieties 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 no 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.

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
  • Cortland
  • Paula Red
  • Liberty
  • Mutsu

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
  • Red Delicious
  • Granny Smith
  • Macoun
We have a New Section Orchard that is located beyond the dirt road that runs behind our barn towards our pond. This orchard is a mix of more common varieties as well as some unique antique varieties. The front portion of this orchard (closest to the dirt road) features:
  • Gingergold
  • Honeycrisp
  • Mutsu
  • Cortland
  • Zestar

The back portion of this orchard (farther from the road, closer to the trees) features a selection of antique varieties, including:

  • Summer Rambo
  • Scarlet Surprise
  • Wolf River
  • Arkansas Black
  • Northern Spy
  • Smokehouse
  • Chehalis
  • Hidden Rose
  • Transparent
  • Grimes Golden
  • Black Twig
  • Northern Spy
  • Pound Sweet
  • Wealthy

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.

Private (SECRET) Orchard is located behind our Old Standard Orchard.  This crchard is full of Cortland and Macintosh apples.

The following photos by Delightfully Angela Blog

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 Antique Orchard Map 1

 Old Standard Orchard Map 2