New Mexico Orchards
110 17th Avenue
Desert Fruit, Inc.
3 miles north on Navajo Highway #4063, 7 mi SW Farmington
Dates: June 5 until December 24
Hours: 9AM to 7PM
Directions: 7 miles SW of Farmington on Bisti Highway (371), turn west toward Ojo Amarillo and NAPI Region II. Proceed 4 miles, then turn north toward New Mexico State University Experiment Station. Three miles, see large apple satellite dish on right.
Apples: Jonathan, Criterion, Fuji, Red Delicious
Pick your own for fun and savings
5472 Highway 64
Farmington, NM 87401
Phone: (505) 325-2932
Open: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Directions: From Farmington go 9 / 10 of a mile and you will see signs.
Description: Tom Kerby and his son, Leslie, grow seven varieties of apples in addition to cherries, nectarines, plums, peaches and pears
"We wouldn't be crazy enough to do it if we didn't love it," he says. "We're probably the only orchard left in Farmington. Everyone else is growing houses."
Manzano Mountain Retreat
Phone: (505) 384-4467
Directions: Manzano Mountain Retreat is nestled among the Ponderosa Pines of the Cibola National Forest just one hour from Albuquerque. Take Tijeras exit (highway 337) south through Chilili to the end of the highway, turn right and go 9.3 miles. Follow the signs to Mazano Mountain Retreat.
Description: For over 30 years Manzano Mountain Retreat has been a working apple ranch producing over 4,000 bushels of apples and 3,000 gallons of unbelievably delicious cider annually.
Manzano Mountain Retreat is New Mexico's third largest apple producer with over 28 varieties offering the State's largest variety of apples. Due to apple varieties ripening at different times, our apples are generally available from mid-September through mid-November. The fertile soil and rapid-changing daily temperatures make Manzano Mountain Retreat's apples some of the best tasting apples found anywhere in the world!
visit the Manzano Mountain Retreat website