Adams Apple Orchard & Farm Market
426 Mountain View Road, Williston, VT 05495 (802) 879-5226
2109 North University Avenue, Provo, UT 84604 (801) 377-0748
Apple Basket Orchards & Cider Mill
Glendale, UT 84729 (435) 648-2459
Barb & Steve Glanovsky
West Mountain Rd.
Shaftsbury, Bennington county
Blueberries, apples, jams,
honey, maple syrup
September 1-November 1 (apples); July 12-
November 1 (blueberries).
Farm stand, PYO.
The Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop
South Bennington, Bennington county
1.5 mi south of Route 9
Blueberries, raspberries, vegetables, apples
March thru January.
Farm stand, PYO.
Apple Hill Orchard & Farm
RR 1, Box 1499
W. Rutland, Rutland county
Jct. Routes 103 & 7B, N. Clarendon
End of July thru Thanksgiving
Doug & Tammy Atwood
555 Barnum Hill
Shoreham, Addison county
farmstand 3 mi south of Shoreham on Rte 22A; orchard
1/2 mi up Barnum Hill across from farmstand
Pumpkins, apples, sweet cherries, sour cooking cherries
July 5-October 24
Farm stand, PYO.
Birch Hill Orchards
Birch Hill Road, Brandon, VT 05733 (802) 247-6311
79 Rotax Road, North Ferrisburg, VT 05473 (802) 453-2676
2955 Route 74 West
Shoreham, VT 05770
Phone: (802) 897-2777
Open: Daily, Mid-August to end of October. 9-6 Daily. Call for further information.
Description: At Champlain Orchards, we aim to produce the best-tasting apples possible, and to take good care of the earth while we're at it. Located on a beautiful hilltop in the Champlain Valley, we grow 15 delicious varieties of apples and press our own fresh, sweet cider. This land produces a fine apple. Our proximity to Lake Champlain buffers the weather, our hills provide excellent drainage, and the mix of stony loam and clay soils that you find here in Addison County are ideal for our trees' root systems.
My neighbors and I have worked with The Vermont Land Trust to permanently conserve these orchards and the surrounding farmland. I may be the youngest orchardist in Vermont. I purchased and began farming this land when I was 27 and have worked with other Shoreham growers to learn the subtleties of this trade. Gradually, you come to know how to get honey bees to pollinate just the right number of blossoms, how to protect the fruit when you sense a storm coming in the middle of the night, how to prune so that sunlight penetrates to the fruiting wood, how to keep hungry mice away from the tender trucks of the sapling trees through the winter.
As a 100 year-old family-owned and operated farm, Champlain Orchards strives to preserve the best traditions of Vermont apple farming, while tapping the best of new farming advances. In this spirit, we grow both old time New England varieties such as the Northern Spy, and new delicious flavors such as the Honeycrisp. Similarly, we care for the land and the trees in many ways that date back to the first American settlers, but also practice integrated pest management, have a transitional organic orchard, and take a thoughtful, forward-thinking approach to growing safe apples and being excellent stewards of this land.
We deliver our apples to Vermont grocery stores, natural food markets, restaurants and farm stands, and ship apples with a new mail-order service. Best of all - every one of our apple varieties is available (straight off the tree!) in our pick your own orchard. Cider (fresh off the press!) is available at our mill. During the harvest, Champlain Orchards hosts free evening concerts. Spread out with a picnic on our hill overlooking Lake Champlain to enjoy bluegrass music, bagpipes and folk music with your kids, pets and friends. Each year on the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend, Champlain Orchards also hosts an annual pig roast. We hope you will join us for a day of late season apple and pumpkin picking and for a home cooked farm feast of roast pork, sausage, potato salad, baked beans, fresh cider, and apple crisp with cream.
Apples: Old and new varieties - Ginger Gold, Cortland, McIntgosh, Paulared, Honeycrisp, Red Haralson, Macoun, Gala, Jonagold, Golden Supreme, Liberty, Empire, Matsu (Crispin), Northern Spy, Red Delicious, Red Max.
Other Fruit: European and Asian plums, summer and fall-bearing raspberries (red, yellow and black), peaches, pumpkins
Directions: Champlain Orchards is one and a half miles east of the Fort Ticonderoga/Larrabee's Point Ferry on Route 74.
-- From Burlington and other points North:
Take Route 7 south to Vergennes. Take 22A south to Shoreham. Go 4.5 miles west to the Orchard. Champlain Orchards is on the left.
-- From Rutland and other points South:
Take Route 4 west to Fairhaven. Take 22A north to Orwell. Go northwest on Route 73 for six miles. When Route 73 comes to a dead-end, take a right on Route 74. After a half mile, watch for the Orchard on the right side of the road.
Website: Visit the Champlain Orchards website
150 Chapin Road, Essex Junction, VT 05452 (802) 879-6210
Cortland Hill Orchard
Nancy L. Miller
72 Miller Rd.
West Brattleboro, Windham county
Peaches, plums, apples
August 15-November 15
Farm stand, PYO (apples)
Ekins Hybrid Fruit Orchards
90 East Highway 6, Santaquin, UT 84655 (801) 754-3300
Family Heritage Farm
Jack & Lynne Caulfield & Family
89 Rte 5
Putney, Windham county
On Rte 5, Putney-Westminster town line
September to mid-October
Franklin Fruit Farm
James & Phyllis Wright
251 Messier Rd.
Franklin, Franklin county
Route 235, Franklin
Blueberries, apples, may have some strawberries
Farm stand, PYO.
Golden Apple Orchard
1052 Whalley Rd.
Charlotte, Chittendon county
1-1/2 mi west on Ferry Rd. from Rte 7. Right on Lake, 1 mi
left on Whalley. 1/2 mi on left
pears, plums, 20 varieties apples
September 1-October 25.
Mountain Orchards Inc
West Hill, Putney, VT 05346 (802) 387-5851
86 South Street, South Hero, VT 05486 (802) 372-4848
4445 Main Street, Isle La Motte, VT 05463 (802) 928-3418
Quarry Road, Middlebury, VT 05753 (802) 388-2411
Little Fruit Farm
4 Hutchins Bridge Rd.
Montgomery Center, Franklin county
1.25 mi south of Montgomery Center on
e-mail Little Fruit Farm
July 21-November 1
Farm stand (apples), PYO (blueberries only)
5625 West 12000 South, Payson, UT 84651 (801) 465-4819
Emily M. Grube
HC 69, Box 12
N. Pomfret, Windsor county
Near Pomfret Town Hall on Town Road 1
Mid-July to mid-October
Farm stand, PYO.
Paradise, UT 84328 (435) 245-6203
Buttolph Road, Shoreham, VT 05770 (802) 897-5991
Westminster, VT 05158 (802) 722-3396
832 Witherell Road, Shoreham, VT 05770 (802) 897-7932
Orchards Shelburne, VT 05482 (802) 985-2753
Pownal Road, Bennington, VT 05201 (802) 447-7780
Apple Orchard Inc
Route 5, Westminster, VT 0515 (802) 722-3396
Leach Road, Saxtons River, VT 05154 (802) 869-6000
529 Wellwood Orchard Rd
Springfield, Windsor county
Take Valley St. in Springfield about
3 mi, first left after golf club
Mid-June to mid-July, strawberries;
August 20-November 1
Farm stand, PYO.
10876 South 5600 West, Payson, UT 84651 (801) 465-1332
West Swanton Orchards & Farm Market
Wayne A. Bourgeois
P.O. Box 367
Swanton, Franklin county
blueberries, raspberries, vegetables, apples
Mid-May thru mid-
Yankee Kingdom Orchard and Country Store
2769 Lake Street
Festivals, u-pick, hayrides, cider, playground and petting zoo are all featured at this family orchard.
The Country Store features fresh pies, cookies and breads are baked fresh every day.
"The store is filled with great stuff! That's the only way to describe it. Antiques & antique reproduction collector pieces, quilts, pottery bowls and pitchers, napkins, place mats and dish towels, tin ware, potpourri, scented candles, hand dipped tapers, wrought iron, coasters, stuffed animals, dried and silk flowers loose or arranged, framed artwork, hand painted signs and slates and so much more!"
"Come tour our vibrant greenhouses, nursery and gardens, or pick your own strawberries, raspberries, pumpkins and apples. The Fall Harvest season is a celebration of great family fun. Our petting zoo and playground are open to kids of all ages. You can picnic in the orchard or take a wagon ride and enjoy splendid views of the mountains and Lake Champlain".
>From Southern Vermont:
>From Northern Vermont:
- Take Route 7 N to rte 125 W
- Take Route 125 to rte 17 E
- Take Route 17E 2 1/2 miles to the West Addison General Store which
sits in a fork in the road. Bear to the left at the West Addison General
Store onto Lake St. Yankee Kingdom is 3 miles ahead on the right hand
side. You can't miss it.
>From New York:
- Take Route 7S to Rte 22A the Vergennes exit
- Take Route 22A through the town of Vergennes. Just outside of the
business district you will cross over the Little Otter Creek. Almost
immediately, take a right onto Panton Rd. You will see signs for Basin
Harbor and the Maritime Museum. Follow this road 6.8 miles to YKO. Any
time there is a question as to which way do I go? Follow the apple signs
on the poles.
Apples: ten varieties: Paula Red, McIntosh, Cortland, Ginger Gold, Macoun, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Northern Spy, and Lady Apples
- Take Route 9N & 22 to the Bridge Rd. (4 miles No. of Crown Point,
4 miles So. of Port Henry)
- Turn onto the Bridge Rd, which is clearly marked "Bridge to Vermont"
After crossing the bridge, bear to your left, heading toward Burlington.
Proceed on that Road, Route 17E, for 2 miles to the West Addison General
- Bear to the left at the store onto Lake Street. Yankee Kingdom is
three miles ahead on the right. (There are Highway directional signs.)
visit the Yankee Kingdom website
RR 14, East Montpelier, VT 05651