Kentucky Orchards - East
Orchards Louisville and east; Lexington and north
for Elizabethtown, Bowling Green and Owensboro see west list.
American Farm Orchard
130 McClelland Circle, Georgetown By-Pass, Georgetown
e-mail American Farm
Open: June-Sept: Tues-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun12-6pm Closed Mon. October: Mon-Sat 11am-7 pm, Sun 12-6pm
Description: Apples, apple butter, apple cider, fried apple pies, apple cider donuts, local honey,
asparagus, blackberries, cantaloupes, cucumbers, green beans, fresh herbs, okra, peppers
(sweet & hot), raspberries, summer squash, sweet corn, tomatoes (canning and
heirloom), watermelons. Dried & green gourds, Indian corn, pumpkins, corn
shocks, dried flowers, straw bales, large selection of winter squash, potted mums, potted
daylilies, cut flowers. Crafts, jams & jellies. Restrooms.U-pick:
green beans and tomatoes.
Directions: From I-75, exit 126, take US 62 West to by-pass 460 West. Go 2.3 miles I-75 to the
orchard. The farm market is on the Georgetown by-pass between US 460 & US 25.
6389 Longfork Road
Virgie, KY 41572
Open: Fall 2004 -- Monday through Saturday, 10 am - 7pm
Description: This orchard is one of two (the other being located in Pulaski County, Kentucky) operated under the name Apple-A-Day Farms. We are just getting established and expect to have many varieties of apples, as well as blueberries, peaches, and plums available for the 2004 season. We specialize in Antique or uncommon varieties of apples.
Apples: We have about 80 varieties of apples, including Granny Smith, Crispin, Zestar, Honeycrisp, Summer Rambo, Grimes Golden, Arkansas Black, Pink Lady, Wolf River, Jonagold, Rubyjon, Rogers Red Mac, Smokehouse, Liberty, Northern Spy, Smoothie,Washington Strawberry, Winter Banana, Sun Fuji, Buckeye Gala and many more. We're sure to have something to appeal to all tastes and appetites.
Other Fruit: Flaming Fury, Coralstar, Allstar peaches, Methey and Shiro plums, and blueberries, to name a few.
Directions: From US 23 South of Pikeville take 1469 (Penny Road) for 2 miles, turn right,staying on 1469 for 1/2 mile, turn left, staying on 1469 6.4 miles. Orchard is on the left.
The Bramble Ridge Orchard
2726 Osborne Road
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
Phone: (859) 498-9123
Open: Early July through mid-December, Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 12 noon - 5 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Description: Nestled between the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and the Kentucky Bluegrass region, the Bramble Ridge Orchard is a high density apple tree orchard which was established in 2001. The Bramble Ridge Orchard is dedicated to providing not only a quality product, but a memorable visit. The orchard is both a U-Pick or purchase bagged apples of your choice. Our apples are used in the making of our apple cider, apple cider slushies, fresh cider donuts, caramel apples, and fried apple pies. (Everybody knows that Terry loves his fried apple pies!)
The Bramble Ridge Orchard is a family-owned business providing customers a selection of locally grown fruits, fun family activities, and tours of the grounds and facilities. Our activities include Kentucky's largest apple slingshot, Barnyard Buddies petting zoo, wagon rides, observation beehive, mini-maze, and scarecrow making. We are open six days a week from July-December.
In our Orchard Barn, you can find a great selection of fresh apples, jams, jellies, honey, gourmet foods and gifts, gift boxes, cider slushies, fresh cider donuts, caramel apples, apple pies, and friendly people. Come on by and visit.
Apples: 2600 trees provide 13 varieties of apples which include: Honeycrisp, Gingergold, Gala, Cameo, Pink Lady, Fuji, Cortland, Snapp Stayman, Granny Smith, Spartan, Jonagold, Grimes Golden, and Golden Delicious.
Other Fruit: Black berries
Directions: Get off of I-64 at Exit 113. Go West on US 60 to the first stoplight. Turn left onto Rt. 686 and travel approximately ¼ mile to a Stoplight. Turn left onto Old Owingsville Rd. and take the first right which is Osborne Road.Here is the entrance to Easy Walker Park, where you can have your picnic lunch and recess. Drive 1.5 miles more to the orchard which is on your right. See you soon!
Website: Visit the Bramble Ridge Orchard website
1237 Bray Ridge Road, Bedford
email Bray Fruit
Open: July-Oct, 8:30am-6pm, 7 days a week
Description: Peaches, apples, grapes, tomatoes, peppers, green beans, cabbage, sweet corn, cantaloupes, watermelons. Jams, jellies, honey, relishes, some craft items, hanging baskets.
From Louisville, take I-71 North to exit 34. Turn left on Hwy 421 North to Bedford. Follow Hwy 421 - 1 mile
>From Cincinnati, take I-71 South to exit 34. Turn right on Hwy 421, 1 mile north to Bedford. Market is on the right side of road.
Bray Orchards & Roadside Market
196 Bray Ridge Road, Bedford
Open: Mid May-Dec 20, 8am-6pm
Strawberries, grapes, peaches, apples, blackberries, tomatoes, cabbage, green beans, peppers, cantaloupes, sweet corn, watermelons, pumpkins, squash.
U-pick: Strawberries, apples, tomatoes.
Annuals, perennials, Indian corn, gourds, hanging baskets, crafts, jams, jellies, bakery items. Homemade ice cream, soft drinks, picnic tables.
Pumpkin Festival - Oct. 2-3.
School tours. Restrooms.
>From Louisville, take I-71 North to exit 34. Turn Left on Hwy 421 north to Bedford. Follow Hwy 421 - 1 mile north.&
>From Cincinnati, I-71 South to exit 44. Right on KY 227 to US 42, left on US 42 thru Bedford, 2 miles on right.
571 Lower Hines Creek Road
Richmond, KY 40475
Bromer's Apple Farm
101 Claypool-Alvaton Road (Corner Ky 234 & 961)
Open: Monday-Saturday 9:00am to 6:00pm; Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Description: Enjoy a beautiful drive in the country. Delight in a freshly picked, crisp and juicy apple or warm fried apple pie with a cup of our fresh squeezed apple cider. Browse through our fine selection of baskets, fruit butter, honey, molasses, dried flowers and more.
September: Southern Gospel Jubilee and Picnic
October: Apple Cider Sippin' Celebration
Directions: Take Ky 234 10 miles from I-65 overpass to Ky 961. (If traveling from I-65, take Bowling Green exit 22, turn east toward Scottsville, then north on Cumberland trace Road. Follow Cumberland trace to Ky 234.)
visit the Bromer's Apple farm website
RR 1, Box 12, Wallingford
Open: May 15-Dec 25 Tues-Sat 8am-5pm, Sun-Mon, 1-5pm
Description: Apples (22 varieties), heirloom apples (12 varieties), apple cider, strawberries, peaches, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, pumpkins, autumn squash, vegetable.
U-pick: berries, broccoli, pumpkins.
Mums, dried apples, fried apple pies, jams, honey, sorghum. Mail-order gift packs, cookie cutters, paring knives, etc. Corn Maze. Apple Festival. School tours, general tours, restrooms.
Directions: I-64 to Morehead, 9 miles North on KY 32 to KY 1013. Turn Right, 9 miles to KY 559. Right 300 yards to left-hand driveway at market sign. Also take KY 559 East from Flemingsburg. 11 1/2 miles to orchard.
512 Old Seven Mile Pike
Shelbyville, KY 40065
180 Stone Road, Georgetown
Open July 13-Nov 13, Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sept-Oct Sun 1pm-5pm
Directions: From Lexington, take Newtown Pike (922) North 8 miles from I-75/I-64. Turn Right
on Stone Road at the Evans Orchard sign. The orchard is 1,000 ft. on the Left.
From Georgetown or I-75 North, take exit 126 and turn Right. Go to US 460 and
turn Left and travel about 3 miles and turn Right on RT 922. Proceed about 1 mile
and turn Left on Stone Road at the Evans Orchard sign. The orchard is 1,000 ft. on
Garret's Orchard & Country Market
3360 Highway 1967 South, Versailles
Open: Mid May-Dec
Description: Blueberries, strawberries, red raspberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, peas, beans,
tomatoes, sweet corn, squash, pumpkins, apple cider. U-pick:
Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, apples. Gourds,
jams, jellies, Weisenberger Mill products, honey, bakery goods, dried fruits, molasses.
Gift shop items. Picnic areas. Hayrides. School tours.
Restrooms. Festivals - Call ahead for dates and times.
Directions: From I-64, take US 60 east (Frankfort Road exit) and go approximately 10 miles. Go through Versailles and turn right on 1967 south (across from the castle). Go approximately 4 miles and watch for us on the left.
Apples: Paula Red, Empire, Jonathon, Winesap, Arkansas Black, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Fuji, Gala, Mutsu, Red Rome, Cameo, Ginger Gold, Jonagold
Hidden Hollow Orchard and Wildlife Sanctuary
3200 Apple Hill Road
Louisville, KY 40245
Phone: 502-897-0719 or 502-243-4196
Open: Mid August - End of October during daylight hours -- first time visitors call ahead
Directions: Gene Snyder Expressway, turn east on Old Henry Road 2 miles. (From La Grange Rd follow Factory Ln to Old Henry Rd and turn left.) Follow Old Henry just past Reamer's Road. Turn right on Apple Hill Rd and go 0.7 mile (0.5 mile past Two Lost Wheels.) Apple Hill Rd becomes gravel. When you think you are lost, you are almost there. When you see the dinner bell, you have arrived.
Description: 50 varieties of apples, 900 trees, nestled in a 50 acre wildlife sanctuary. U-pick heirloom and exceptional apples; gift boxes; School field trips: apple picking, antique apple-tasting, feed horses, picnic, sit on tractor, jump in hay pile, learn about grafting, etc.
Apples: 50 Varieties: (Approximate order of ripening) Lodi, Tydeman's early, Ozark gold, Jonathan, Jonagold, Melrose, Northern Spy, Spitzenberg, Winesap, Golden Delicious, Roxbury Russet, Winter Banana, Caville Blanc, Granny Smith, York Imperial, Albemarle Pippin...
Other Items:Pumpkins in season
visit the Hidden Hollow Orchard website
Kaenzig Bros. Orchard & Farm Market
1400 Pinckard Pike (KY 169), Versailles
Open: Mid May-Dec; Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 8am-5pm; Closed Sun
Apples (50 varieties): Lodi, Monark, Summer Rambo, Pristine, Polly Edes, Summer Champion, Gala, Swiss Gourmet, Grimes Golden, Wolf River, Honeycrisp, Molly Delicious, Spartan, Ozark Gold, Baldwin, Mutsu, Melrose, Jonathon, Red Delicious, Jonagold, Arkansas Black, Gold Rush, Fuji, Northern Spy
Also in our market: apple cider, strawberries, peaches, pears, grapes, cherries,
plums, blackberries, raspberries, sweet corn, pumpkins, tomatoes, broccoli, cabbage, peas,
rhubarb, cucumbers, beans, squash, cumshaw, green onions, okra, turnips, Indian
corn, gourds, honey, jams, jellies.
U-pick: Apples, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, pumpkins, beans, peas.
School tours, restrooms.
Directions: From Bluegrass Parkway, take exit 68 (Versailles). Drive South on KY 33 (away from
Versailles) 1 miles and turn Left on KY 169. Market is 1 mile on Left. Less
than 15 minutes from New Circle Road (KY 4) around Lexington and less than 7 minutes from
Reed Valley Orchard
239 Lail Lane, Paris
Phone: (859) 987-6480
Open: 10:00 a. m. -- 6:00 p. m.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; Saturday hours are 10:00 a. m. -- 5:00 p. m.We are closed Sunday through Tuesday .
We will also be open on Labor Day. We offer extended hours during peak picking times. Please phone (859) 987-6480 if you need extended hours, we will try our best to accommodate.
Apples (45 varieties), peaches, Asian pears, blackberries, blueberries,
seasonal vegetables, pumpkins, Indian corn, gourds. Jams, jellies, apple
butter, pumpkin butter, local honey, sorghum, cushaws, mums, etc.
Handmade crafts, dried apples.
U-pick: Apples (including Gala, McIntosh, Cortland, Mutsu, Stayman, Winesap, York, Granny Smith and Fuji), pears, peaches, strawberries,blackberries, blueberries (coming in 2002).
Restrooms, school & group tours by appointment, guided
orchard tours, historic stagecoach walking trail-self tour, gift shop, picnic area.
Directions: From the 27N and 68 split, take 27N out of Paris 5.4 miles toward Cynthiana. Look for house with large blue spruce tree on left. Turn left on Townsend Valley Road for 2 miles, turn right on Lail Lane. Follow sign 0.8 miles. Market is at the end of lane.
visit the Reed Valley Orchard website