Massachusetts Orchards- Central Region
Apple orchards in Worcester county
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A & M Orchards
38 Eldridge Road, Harvard
Directions: Exit 28 off Rt. 495 toward Harvard. Turn left at Codman Hill Road, just before entering Harvard.
1.5 miles to Stow Road; next left onto Eldridge. 1/2 mile to orchard.
Open: daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. beginning September to mid-October.
Apple Barn at Marshall Farm
340 Marshall Road, Fitchburg
Directions: from Rt. 2 either way take exit 32 to 13 N. to 2A West, first traffic light take a right, and you will see a blinking yellow light, take a right and you will see signs.
Open: Closed Sat. and Sun. during summmer. 7 days 8am-5pm once our full season starts Aug. 15th.
Containers provided for pick your own.
Apples: Red Delicious, Macs, Courtland, Mutsu, Macolin.
Visit us online: www.marshallfarm.com
200 Central Street, Rt. 62, Berlin
Call for hours and picking conditions.
Open: Mon-Sat 9am-7pm; Sun 9am-6pm; Our ice cream window is open daily 12-10pm. through labor day.
Directions: Take Rt. 495 to Rt. 62 West towards Berlin Center. Orchard and farmstand .5 miles on right.
Apples: over 20 varieties, including MacIntosh, Courtland, Red and Golden Delicious, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Gingergold, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Macoun, Mutsu, and Paula Red.
We have a Gourmet Food Store, an indoor farmers market, wine cellar, pies, homeade cide donuts, homemade dinners to go, farm animals, cider mill, and family festivals.
Strawberry Festival in June 12pm-5pm. Homegrown strawberry shortcake, haywagon rides, kids crafts, and entertainment.
Visit us online: www.berlinorchards.com
Junction Rts 110 And, Bolton, MA 01740
Phone: (978) 779-2733
Open: 8am-6pm daily.
Apples: Cortland, Red and Gold delicious, Mutsu, Empire
Bolton Spring Farm
148 Main Street, Rt.117 East Bolton
Directions: Two miles East of Rt. 495, Exit 27, on Rt. 117 near Stow/Bolton line.
Open: daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Starts September 11.
Containers provided. Groups by appointment on weekdays. Children welcome.
Picnic tables, country farm stand with apple dumplings, pies and donuts.
Southbridge Road, Warren
Directions: Off Rt. 67- off Rt. 148- or off Rt. 9. Between Rts. 9 and 20, ten minutes either way. Follow signs.
Open: daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Small petting zoo. Cider mill. Containers provided. Bring the whole family.
Cider, donuts, corn, pumpkins. Buses welcome.
12 Lincoln Road, North Brookfield
Phone: 508-867-6858 or 885-7719
Directions: Mass Pike to Sturbridge exit, take Rt. 20 East towards Charlton, take Rt. 49 to the end, turn left on Rt.9,
turn right at blinking yellow light, Harrington St., follow signs.
Open: daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m., year round.
Containers provided for picking. They have apple dumplings, homemade ice cream, regular and sugar-free pies, jams & jellies, cider, honey, crafts, antiques, collectables, penny candy, and much more!
Visit the website: www.farmstands.com
115 Oak Hill Road, Harvard
Directions: Rt. 2 West to the Ayer/Groton exit. Farmstand is 1/4 mile on the left. Get directions to picking area at farmstand.
Call ahead for hours of operation.
Visit the website: www.carlsonorchards.com
Charlton Orchard, Inc.
Old Worcester Road, Charlton
Directions: 1/4 mile off Rt.20 on Old Worcester Road. 5.5 miles west on Rt.20 from I-290- exit 6V.
Open: daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June - December. They have U-pick apples (and berries too).
Apples: Fuji, Braeburn, McIntosh.
Visit the website: www.charltonorchard.com
Haynes Hill Road, Brimfield, MA 01010
Phone: (413) 245-3241
Open: After Labor Day, 7 days a week.
Pick-Your-Own! We will take you out on a hayride to the orchard.
Apples: Macs, Courtlands, Delicious
We have a Bakeshoppe with homeade apple pie. We also have Pick-Your-Own Blueberries!
205 Chase Hill Road, Lancaster
Directions: Mass Pike to 495 North to Rt.62 West for 8 miles, left on Chase Hill.
Closed for the year due to frost.
327 Ayer Road, Rt.110/111, Harvard
Directions: From Boston take Rt. 2 West to Rt. 110/111, exit 38B. We are 1/5 miles north of exit on left. Watch for signs.
Open: daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pumpkins, cider honey.
Apples: Macs, Cortland, Delicious, Empire, Macoun.
36 Locust Street, East Douglas
Directions: Follow signs from corner of Main Street, Rt.16, and Depot Street. 3 miles to farm.
Open: daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 15th-Oct. Containers provided for u-pick apples & blueberries. Children welcome.
Fay Mountain Farm
Stafford Street, Charlton
Directions: Take Rt.20 West from Auburn. 7 miles turn right at Charlton Motel and follow signs.
Open: daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. beginning Labor Day weekend.
Flat Hill Orchards
321 Elmwood Road, Lunenburg, MA 01462
Phone: (978) 582-6756
Farm Stand with apples, peaches, pears, plums, cider, pies, jams and jellies, and pumpkins later in the season. Around Christmas there are wreathes for sale.
George Hill Orchards
George Hill Road, South Lancaster
Directions: From Rt. 2 take Lunenburg/Lancaster exit. Take Rt.70 South toward Lancaster 3.5 miles. Turn right onto Rt.117 West. .3 miles turn left onto Langen, 7 miles and turn right onto George Hill.
Open: Closed for the season. We will re-open in July for raspberry and blueberry picking. Monday-Sunday 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., closed Saturdays. School groups by appointment on weekdays.
West Street, New Salem, MA 01355
Phone: (978) 544-6867
Re-open for pick-your-own blueberries in July.
56 Westcott Road, Harvard
Directions: Rt.495 to Rt.111 West. First left, Codman. Follow signs to Westcott.
Open: September-October. Open daily 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.weekends only.
Harvey's Farm & Country Store
120 SouthStreet, Westborough
Directions: From Westborough Center take Rt.135 toward Hopkinton, farm is .5 mile on left.
Open: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Organically grown apples. Petting zoo. Children welcome. Other berry picking, gifts, and garden center.
Hawk Hill Orchards
Jct. Carelton Road & West Main Street, Milbury
Directions: Rt.20 West to Auburn to Elm Street, follow big red apple signs to orchard.
Open: August-Thanksgiving, Wednesday-Friday 1-6 p.m., weekends and holidays 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Peaches, plums, jams, jellies, picnic area.
formerly Doe U-Pick, 13 Westcott Road, Harvard
Directions: West of Rt.495 at exit 28, follow Doe-U-Pick signs two miles to orchard.
Open: Beginning September 11, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Come have fun.
Hyland Orchard Inc
199 Arnold Road, Sturbridge, Fiskdale, MA 01566Phone:
Open: weekends during the summer; in fall 7 days a week 9
Apples: Jona Red, Red Delicious, McIntosh, Cortland, Golden
9 McClellan Road, Sutton
Call ahead for directions and picking conditions.
Open: 7days a week mid July-Christmas from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Farmstand open
daily as well.
Apples: Over 40 varieties, including many heritage
apples: Lodi, Red Astrachan, Puritan, Sutton Beauty, Golden
We specialize in pick your onw apples and pumpkins. Come to the famers' market,
or visit our Greenhouse (same daily hours) for flowers and herbs, hanging
Visit us online: www.keownorchards.com
294 Chase Road, Rt.13, Lunenburg
From Boston, take Rt.2 West to Rt.13 North. 5-10 minutes
after Whalom Park, on Rt.13 North.
Open :Mon.- Sun. 9a.m-6 p.m. Pick your own with
containers provided. Children welcome.
Call ahead for picking conditions. Farmstand is open.
340 Marshall Road Fitchburg
Orchard tour, farm history, hay and firetruck rides,
banstand in the fall. Pick your own apples
Chase Hill Road, Sterling, MA 01564
Phone: (978) 365-5677.
Open: 7 days a week 7am-6pm.
Apples:McIntosh, Cortland, Empire, Red Delicious, Jersey Mac, Paula Mac,
Nothern Spie, Roxbury Russet, Golden Delicious.
Nashoba Winery Orchard
100 Wattaquadoc Hill Road, Bolton
>From Rt.495 exit 27 take Rt.117 West one mile to Bolton Center. Take left a blinking light. 1/4 mile on left.
Open :daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m 7 days a week.
Bring a picnic. Call for availability, varieties and harvest festival date. Containers provided for u-pick. Groups and buses by appointment.
Wine tasting and sales daily. Winery tours, $3 per person Sat. and Sun.
visit the Nashoba Winery Orchard website
116 Sawyer Road, Bolton
Directions: Rt. 495 to exit 27, West on Rt. 117, 3/4
mile, left at blinking light-Wattaquadoc Hill Road.
Fourth left onto Sawyer, go to top of hill.
Open: daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Blueberries will be ready by mid-july.
Apples: Vistabella, Paula Red, William's Pride, Gingergold, Macoun,
McIntosh, Courtland, Delicious, Honeycrisp; pears and plums too.
Oak Apple Farm
182 Justice Hill Cutoff, Sterling
Directions: From Rt. 62, take Meetinghouse Hill Road
to Rowley Hill Road until it turns into Justice Hill Road.
Take left onto cutoff. Or, from Rt. 140 North to Leominster
Road in Princeton, turns into Justice Hill cutoff.
Open :weekends and holidays starting Labor Day
weekend, 10 a.m.-5 p.m
24 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard
Directions: Rt. 2 West to Rt. 110/111 Harvard exit.
Take first right. Old Shirley Road leads to Prospect Hill
one mile before Fruitlands Museum.
Open: weekends and holidays 8 a.m.-6 p.m.;
Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Children are welcome to pick apples and turn the cider
press. Macs and Red Delicious. Open Septmeber 11.
Homemade apple pie, pumpkins and dry flowers.
John Gilbert Road, West Brookfield
Phone: 508-867-2187; Call ahead for picking conditions.
Directions: Three miles North of common on Wickaboag
Valley Road to Ragged Hill. Or take Rt. 9, turn on Pierce
Road to Ragged Hill.
Open: daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Starts September 10.
Children are welcome.
Apples: Courtland, Red Delicious, Empire, Macs, Macoun, Yellow Delicious,
Jonagold, Wolf River, and Braeburn just to name a few.
We also have peaches, raspberries and blueberries.
455 Highland Avenue, Phillipston
Directions: We are 60 miles West of Boston. Take
Route 2, Exit at the Phillipston Exit (Exit 19 from the East or Exit
18 from the West). Follow the RED APPLE FARM signs to the farm (Rt
2A to Highland Ave).
Open: daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m 15 of July. Season starts in mid-july
for raspberry and blueberry picking.
Containers provided. Children welcome. Farm animals, nature
trails, hayrides. Ample parking.
Old New England Farm.
Apples: 42 varieties including: Vista Bella, Yellow transparent,
Lodi, Puritan, Jersey Mac, Early Mac, Williams Pride, Dutchess of
Oldenburg, Paula Red, Red Gravenstein, Wealthy, McIntosh, Ginger Gold,
Honeycrisp, Snow, Gala, Macoun, Cortland, Rhode Island Greening,
Empire, Spartan, Spencer, Russet, Baldwin, Ida Red, Rome, Red
Delicious, Gold Delicious, Northern Spy, Spigold, Winter Banana,
Senator, King, Yellow Newtown, Mutsu/Crispin, Arkansas Black.
Apple Farm Stand: Open: All Week Jul. 15 to Nov 1, 8 AM to 6 PM
Nov. 1 to Dec 24, 8 AM to 5 PM Besides or wide variety of quality
fruit, we offer a wide variety of products in our farm stand such
as, Cabot's Hunter cheddar cheese, our own Fresh Pressed Sweet
Cider, Maple Syrup and candy, local honey, baked goods, over 40
varieties of natural jams, jellies and relish-pickle combinations,
dried flowers, pumpkins and gourds. In addition, we have available a
variety of apple-inspired gift items.
Pick Your Own: Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples;
Outdoor Grill: Burgers and Hotdogs, Hot apple dumplings, Picnic
Hay Rides: Weekend Hayrides around Orchard $3 Special Hayrides by
appt. for Schools, Scouts and groups;
Farm Animals: Chickens, Duck Pond, Rabbits, Three Little Pigs, Pygmy
Goats, Sheep, etc.
Black Forest Maze;
Hiking trail: 3/4 mile one way to 1000 Acre Swamp and Beaver Dam;
Flower Gardens: Old Rashioned house gardens and wildflower section;
Grafted Apple tree: Over 108 varieties growing on one tree.
1125 Pleasant Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Phone: (978) 840-3276
Open: Daily 9:00 am - 6:00pm, September through October
Description: Sholan Farms is owned by the City of Leominster and operated by the Friends of Sholan Farms. The Friends of Sholan Farms is a community supported, non-profit organization. The public is welcome to attend our monthly meetings held the third Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m., at City Hall, Leominster.
Visit the last working apple orchard in Leominster, the birthplace of Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman). Your visit will be a memorable one! The farm is situated on a hilltop with panoramic views of surrounding hills and even of Boston on a clear day. Sholan Farms provides U-Pick Apples, hayrides, cross-country skiing, walking trails, bird watching, picnic area and a variety of cultural and folk events throughout the year. In season, pick from a large variety of spectacular native apples as they ripen. We have several festivals throughout the year: Apple Frost, Apple Blossom, and Scarecrow.
Sholan Farms offers tours of our seasonal operations to schools and other groups on a first-come first-serve basis. Reservations are made for groups of up to 50 people starting the first week in September running through October 31st. Tour hours are 9am to 5pm Monday-Friday. A small per-person fee is charged. For reservations please call 978-840-FARM. On a tour you can expect to see the 169 plus acres of farmland which includes orchard, meadows and forests. The tours last about 1 hour for 50 people or 30 min for 25 people. All children receive a hayride and complimentary apple, cider and donuts.
Apples: Jersey Mac's, Ginger Gold, Paula Red, Marshall Mac, Macintosh, Red Cortland, Cortland, Empire, Golden Delicious, Macoun, Red Delicious, Honey Crisp, Vistabella
Other Fruit: Pumpkins, Squash, Gourds, and Flowers
Directions: Rte 2 to Rte 12 S (N. Main St.). Stay on Rte 12 to center of town (past Post Office on right through lights). Pleasant St. is straight ahead). Continue on Pleasant (past the #6 Red Schoolhouse);approximately 1/2 mile more to the very top of the hill.
Website: Visit the Sholan Farms website
Stowe Farm Orchards
15 Stowe Road
Millbury, MA 01527
Phone: (508) 865-9860
Open: Weekends 10:00 am - 5:00pm, September through November
Description: We offer Pick your own apples, pony and horse rides, petting zoo, tractor pulled hay rides, horse drawn wagon rides, face painting, balloons, kids craft workshops, food, playground, special events and more!! Our NEWEST attraction is a MUST - mining for gemstone, fossil or arrowheads. School groups and Birthday parties welcome anytime with reservations. Visit us at www.stowefarm.com for more information and weekly events.
Apples: McIntosh, Cortland, Macoun, Red Delicious, Empire. Coming soon Honeycrisp & Gala
Directions: I-290 to exit 6A - US-20 Auburn, Turn right onto Elm Street; Turn left onto Brook Street to Stowe Rd
Website: Visit the Stowe Farms Orchard website
246 Ball Street, Northboro
Phone: 508-393-6406; Call
ahead for picking conditions.
Directions: Rt. I-290 Exit 24 (Church Street) turn
towards Boylston. First right is Ball Street.
Open: daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday until 7
Farm kitchen features homemade shortcake, ice cream, sorbet.
Barnyard zoo and playground. We supply containers.
Massachusetts Avenue, Rt. 111, Havard
Phone: 978-456-8363; Call
ahead for picking conditions.
Directions: 1/4 mile West of Rt. 495.
Open: approximately September 5. U-Pick is open daily
10 a.m.-4 p.m. closed on Tuesdays.We supply containers.
Retail farm store open 10
a.m.-6 p.m except Tuesdays.
Apples: McIntosh, Courtland, Macoun, Spartan,
65 Milk Street, Blackstone
Phone: 508-883-9220; Call
ahead for picking condiitons.
Directions: Take Rt. 122 towards Blackstone. Follow
Open: daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Containers provided.
Apples: 3 varieties of McIntosh, 2 varieties of
Courtland, Kendle, Kins, Delicious, Empire, 3 varieties of