Want to go apple picking? Here are a few orchards in the area and the varieties they offer. Share a photo of your favorite orchard day. Be sure to use the #ediblecle tag on Instagram, and you might see your photo in our Winter issue’s Edible Grams roundup.
8019 State Route 113, Berlin Heights
Jonathan, Red Delicious, Empire, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Early Fuji, Melrose, Suncrisp, Stayman Winesap, Granny Smith, Fuji
U-Pick begins Sept. 22 and continues until they are all picked. Certain varieties are only available on weekends.
QUARRY HILL ORCHARDS
8403 Mason Road No. 1, Berlin Heights
Ginger Gold, Ambrosia, Honeycrisp, Golden Supreme, McIntosh, Crimson Crisp, Jonamac, Jonathan, Cortland, Red Delicious, Early Fuji, Empire, Autumn Gala, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Suncrisp, EverCrisp, Melrose, Northern Spy, Rome, Enterprise, Hampshire, Mutsu, Grimes Gold, Granny Smith, Goldrush, Winesap, Cameo, Braeburn, Pink Lady, Fuji
U-pick is available 9-6 daily beginning Sept. 1, through October. Please refer to the online harvest calendar for specific varieties and picking times.
BLUE JAY ORCHARD
17909 Rapids Rd., Hiram
Cortland, Gala, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Macoun, Mutsu-Crispin, Fuji, Northern Spy, Winesap, Braeburn, Granny Smith
U-pick will begin mid- or late September, depending on weather, and will continue every weekend until end of October. Call the farm for details.
EDDY FRUIT FARM
12079 Caves Rd., Chesterland
Jonamac, Gala, Elstar, Ozark Gold, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Macoun, Cortland, Jonathan, Empire, Jonagold, Melrose, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Ida Red, Holiday, Mutsu-Crispin, Winesap, Blushing Golden, Rome, Fuji, Gold Rush
U-Pick daily from 9-5, now through October or first frost.
PATTERSON FRUIT FARM
8765 Mulberry Rd., Chesterland
PattersonFarm.com or facebook.com/pg/PattersonFruitFarm/about/
Gala, Honeycrisp, Golden Supreme, Silken, McIntosh, Jonathan, Cortland, Jonagold, Shizuka, Macoun, Mutsu/Crispin, Empire, Melrose, Golden Delicious, Ida Red, Cameo, Fuji, Suncrisp, Goldrush
U-Pick will begin on Labor Day weekend, and will continue on weekends through mid-September. Daily U-Pick begins Sept. 15 through mid-October. Call or visit their Facebook page for daily picking schedule and to verify U-pick orchard location.
50336 Telegraph Road, Amherst
Gala, McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Pixie Crunch, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Cortland, Jonathan, Empire, Evercrisp, Melrose, Granny Smith, Melrose
Saturdays and Sundays only beginning Sept. 8 through Oct. 28.
8690 Vermilion Rd., Amherst
Cameo, Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Gold Rush, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Ida Red, Jonagold, Jonathan, Law Rome, McIntosh, Melrose, Stayman, Suncrisp
U-Pick is 9-5 Monday-Saturday, beginning in mid-September and continuing through the end of October.
161 Rittman Ave., Rittman
McIntosh, Cortland, Jonathan, Empire, Jonagold, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Ida Red, Melrose, Mutsu and Fuji.
U-Pick begins daily, Sept. 1-Oct. 13. They are closed Sundays.
8468 Wooster Pike, Seville
Cortland, Jonathan, Northern Spy, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Shizuka, Melrose, Mutsu, Ida Red, Winesap, Granny Smith and Fuji.
Weekends beginning Sept. 28, through October.
HILLSIDE ORCHARD AND FARM MARKET
2397 Center Rd., Hinckley
Paula Red, Wealthy, McIntosh, Cortland, Jonathan, Jonee, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Greening, Empire, Regent, Winesap, Northern Spy, Mutsu, Melrose, Ida Red, Commander York, Granny Smith
U-Pick is available on weekends in October.
PICK ’N SAVE ORCHARD
1222 Ledge Rd., Medina
Paula Red, Rambo, McIntosh, Cortland, Jonathan, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Melrose, Wagner, Winesap, Galia Beauty, Lodi, Viking, Franklin, and Honey Crisp.
U-Pick begins on Aug. 25 and continues Tuesdays through Sundays, until the season ends.
6984 Lafayette Rd., Medina
Varieties include Macintosh, Lodi, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Winesap, Melrose, Jonathan, and Cortland.
U-Pick begins the first weekend of September through October or as varieties last.
6313 Pioneer Trail, Hiram
McIntosh, Cortland, Spartan, Golden Supreme, Jonathan, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Melrose, and Ida Red
U-Pick begins Sept. 9 and continues through Oct. 13. Hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-4pm, with the exception of Sept. 29, Oct. 6, and Oct. 13, all of which are Apple Harvest Festivals dates.
4597 Laubert Rd.
About 100 varieties with exception of Honeycrisp.
U-Pick available on Saturday, noon-5, and Sunday, 3-5, beginning Sept. 1 through Nov. 18.
KUNER’S FRUIT FARM
5424 S. Arlington Rd., Green
Jonathan, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Melrose
U-Pick begins the third weekend of September and continues through the end of October.
MORELAND FRUIT FARM
1558 W. Moreland Rd., Wooster
Call or visit web site for varieties.
RITTMAN ORCHARDS & FARM MARKET
13548 Mount Eaton Rd. North, Doylestown
Jonagold, Fuji, Macoun, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Melrose, Enterprise, Crimson Gold
U-Pick begins on Sept. 22 and continues until supply runs out, approximately three to four weeks.
Let us know if we missed a farm, and we’ll be happy to add it to our list.
*Please note: Not all varieties are available for picking at the same time. Availability depends on the season. Contact the farm for more information on the variety ripening dates and other pick-your-own details.