Want to go apple picking? Here is our annual updated list featuring Northeast Ohio orchards 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!
HEAVENLY HILL FARM
18373 State Road
Cortland, Empire, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Jerseymac, Jonathan, Lodi, McIntosh, Melrose, Mutsu, Paula Red, Pink Lady, Red Delicious, Rome, and Stayman-Winesap
U-Pick begins September 1. Hours are Thurs–Sat, 11-6pm. Apple picking wraps up during the end of October.
16393 Royalton Road
Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Jonathan, McIntosh, Melrose, Mutsu, Red Delicious, and Stayman
U-Pick starts mid-August through November. Hours: Monday–Sunday, 10am–6pm
BRANT’S APPLE ORCHARD
4749 Dibble Road
Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Cortland, Empire, Red Delicious, Ida Red, Firmgold, Melrose, Gold Delicious, Stayman-Winesap, Rome
U-Pick is available only a few special weekends.
8019 State Route 113
Jonathan, Red Delicious, *Empire, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Early Fuji, Melrose, *Suncrisp, *Stayman-Winesap, *Granny Smith, and *Fuji
U-Pick begins September 22 and continues until they are all picked. Certain varieties are only available on weekends.*
QUARRY HILL ORCHARDS
8401 Mason Road No. 1
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, and Fuji
U-pick is available 9–6 daily beginning September 1, through October. Please refer to the online harvest calendar for specific varieties and picking times.
BLUE JAY ORCHARD
17909 Rapids Road
Cortland, Gala, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Macoun, Mutsu-Crispin, Fuji, Northern Spy, Winesap, Braeburn, and Granny Smith
U-pick will begin in late August to early September, depending on weather, and will continue every weekend until end of October. Call the farm for details.
EDDY FRUIT FARM
12079 Caves Road
Jonamac, Gala, Elstar, Ozark Gold, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Macoun, Cortland, Jonathan, Empire, Jonagold, Melrose, Lodi, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Ida Red, Holiday, Mutsu-Crispin, Winesap, Blushing Golden, Rome, Fuji, and Gold Rush
U-Pick daily from 9-5, now through October or first frost.
PATTERSON FRUIT FARM
8765 Mulberry Road
Gala, Honeycrisp, Golden Supreme, Silken, McIntosh, Jonathan, Cortland, Jonagold, Shizuka, Macoun, Mutsu/Crispin, Empire, Melrose, Golden Delicious, Ida Red, Cameo, Fuji, Suncrisp, and Goldrush
U-Pick will begin on Labor Day weekend, and will continue on weekends through mid-September. Daily U-Pick is scheduled to begin in late August and continues through mid-October. Call or visit their Facebook page for daily picking schedule and to verify U-pick orchard location.
SUNRISE FARM MARKET
13115 Kinsman Road
Honey Crisp, Macintosh,Gala, Cortland, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonagold, Melrose,Winesap, Rome Beauty
U-Pick is Monday-Saturday, 9-5, beginning in September and ending October 30.
50336 Telegraph Road
Gala, McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Pixie Crunch, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Cortland, Jonathan, Empire, Evercrisp, Melrose, Granny Smith, Melrose
Saturdays and Sundays only, beginning September 8 through October 28.
8690 Vermillion Road
Cameo, Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Gold Rush, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Ida Red, Jonagold, Jonathan, Law Rome, McIntosh, Melrose, Stayman, and Suncrisp
U-Pick is Monday–Saturday, 9–5, likely beginning in the end of August and continuing through the end of October.
REX GEES ORCHARD
50586 Telegraph Road
Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Ginger Gold, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Ida Red, Jonagold, Jonathan, Lodi, McIntosh, Melrose, Paula Red, Red Delicious, Rome and Stayman.
U-Pick is Monday–Saturday, 9am–6pm, and Sunday, 10am–5pm
161 Rittman Avenue
McIntosh, Cortland, Jonathan, Empire, Jonagold, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Ida Red, Melrose, Mutsu and Fuji.
U-Pick begins daily, September 1–October 13. Closed Sundays.
8468 Wooster Pike
Cortland, Jonathan, Northern Spy, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Shizuka, Melrose, Mutsu, Ida Red, Winesap, Granny Smith, and Fuji
Weekends beginning September 28 through October.
HILLSIDE ORCHARD AND FARM MARKET
2397 Center Road
Paula Red, Wealthy, McIntosh, Cortland, Jonathan, Jonee, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Greening, Empire, Regent, Winesap, Northern Spy, Mutsu, Melrose, Ida Red, Commander York, and Granny Smith
U-Pick is available on weekends in October.
PICK ’N SAVE ORCHARD
1222 Ledge Road
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 August 25 and continues Tuesdays through Sundays, until the season ends.
6984 Lafayette Road
Varieties include Macintosh, Lodi, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Winesap, Melrose, Jonathan, and Cortland.
U-Pick begins the first weekend of September and continues through October or as varieties last.
4600 S. Madison Road
Acey Mac, Autumn Crisp, Buckeye Gala, Jonathan, Crimson Crisp, Daybreak Fuji, Ginger Gold, Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp, Ida Red, Jonagold, Macoun, Melrose, Nova Spy, Royal Court, Royal Empire, Shizuka, Smokehouse, SnowSweet.
U-Pick begins in September and continues through mid-October.
1617 Lake Rockwell Road
U-Pick available August–November 4. Daily, 10a–6pm
BLUE JAY ORCHARD
17909 Rapids Road
Pick Your Own begins in September and continues through late October. Hours are 12–5pm.
6313 Pioneer Trail
U-Pick begins in mid-September and continues through mid-October. Call the farm or visit their Facebook page for updates on which varieties are available for picking.
4597 Laubert Road
About 100 varieties with exception of Honeycrisp.
U-Pick available on Saturdays, noon–5, and Sundays, 3–5, beginning September 1 through November 18.
11724 Lisbon Street
Lodi, Earligold, Paula Red, Mollie’s Delicious, Golden Supreme, Sansa, Gala, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Cortland, Jonathan, Empire, Red Delicious, Crimson Crisp, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Cameo, Melrose, Mutsu, Stayman, Suncrisp, Granny Smith, Rome Beauty, Fuji, Goldrush, Braeburn.
U-Pick begins weekends starting August 30 and continues through October 20.
KUNER’S FRUIT FARM
5424 S. Arlington Road
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 Road
Call or visit web site for varieties.
RITTMAN ORCHARDS & FARM MARKET
13548 Mount Eaton Road North
Jonagold, Fuji, Macoun, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Melrose, Enterprise, Crimson Gold
U-Pick begins on September 22 and continues until supply runs out, approximately three to four weeks.
*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. Let us know if we missed a Northeast Ohio farm, and we’ll be happy to add it to our list.