Fall is here and it is the best time to celebrate the season by picking apples with your family and friends. Apple season is here, so take your family to a U-pick for a great fall activity. Spend some quality family time checking out some of the wonderful Apple U-Pick’s in Nova Scotia that are listed below.
1. Daniels U-Pick
Open for over 40 years, Daniels U-Pick is a local favorite. Pick your own apples, pears and plums, take a wagon ride and tour the orchard. If you don’t feel like picking your own, you can buy fresh pre-picked apples, pears, plums, squash, and pumpkins at their farm stand.
4499 Highway 14, Windsor
Late August to mid November 11am to 6pm
2. Vista Bella Farm Orchard and Apiary
There is more than just apple picking fun to be had at Vista Bella Farm Orchard and Apiary. There are kid-friendly activities around the farm to keep them entertained and a cidery for adults to check out. After picking, check out their store for hard cider, honey, and seasonal vegetables.
2859 Malagash Road, Malagash
September 17 to November 5, 2020 Thursday to Sunday 10 am to 4pm
3. Dempsey Corner Orchards
Pick from 57 varieties of apples at Dempsey Corner Orchards. Along with apples, you can pick your own peaches, grapes, plums, pears, and squash There is also a farm-themed playground, a petting zoo and corn maze during the fall that they whole family will love.
2717 Highways 221, Aylesford
Late August to mid November 10am to 5pm
$1 per pound
4. Boates Vinegar & U-Pick
Boates Vinegar & U-Pick has been open since 1960. They grow a large variety of certified organic apples and pears for their U-pick. You can also pickup pre-picked fruit, vinegar and sweet cider at the farm store.
432 Bligh Road, Woodville
Late August to Late October 9am to 5pm
5. Foote Family Farm
Plan to spend the day on the North Mountain at Foote Family Farm. You can pick apples, along with cherries, plums, pumpkins and pears when they are in season. The Foote Family Farm makes their own sweet cider, which is the perfect way to end a fun day of picking apples.
1972 Woodville Rd, Cambridge
6. Elderkin’s Farm Market & U-Pick
Just outside of Wolfville is Elderkin’s Farm Market & U-Pick. During the fall, you can pick your own apples, pears, and pumpkins. It can be busy in the u-pick, but you can still get fresh apples in their store, along with their famous apple cider.
10362 Highway 1, Wolfville
August 27 to mid November 8am to 9pm
$2 per pound
7. Gates U-Pick
Apples, pears, pumpkins, and sunflowers are waiting for you at Gates U-Pick. Enjoy the fall weather on a fun wagon ride when going into the orchard.
1263 Starrs Point Road, Port Williams
Late August to late November 10am to 6pm
$10 for 10lb bag
9. Apple Lane Farm
The orchard u-picks are open on Saturdays at Apple Lane Farm. Offering 20 varieties of apples, Apple Lane Farm’s stand is packed with yummy, freshly picked apples that will fit everyone’s tastes.
54 Prospect Road, Berwick
Selected dates in September and October
10. Noggins Farm
An iconic part of fall in the Annapolis Valley, Noggins Farm is ‘the place’ to go to pick apples, find a pumpkin, and buy season produce. Take the wagon ride to reach the orchards, and pick apples to take home with you.
9969 Evangeline Trail, Wolfville
September 12 to November 1, 2020 Saturday to Monday 9am to 6pm
Prices By the Bag
11. Johnson’s Stonehenge Farm
Johnson’s Stonehenge Farm is a little different from other u-picks because they offer a unique program where you adopt-a-tree. They offer a variety of apple trees. If you adopt-a-tree, you will receive a certificate, a sign will be placed under the tree and you can pick its’ fruit.
2399 Harmony Road, Aylesford
$60 to adopt a tree