It’s Apple Picking Season in New York City

It’s finally that time of year when the leaves are changing, the breeze is cool and crisp and nearby orchards are budding with apples that are ripe for the picking. Whether you want to munch on them right from the trees or bring them home to cook up an apple pie in your Sagamore kitchen, now is the time to go apple picking.

Don’t worry, we have you covered if you’re not sure what farms to check out to find that perfect apple. Grab the whole family this weekend and spend a few hours at some of these popular apple orchards!

Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, located at 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem which is about one hour from your Sagamore apartment, is a family-run farm that allows visitors to pick their own apples. Be sure to grab some homemade doughnuts and cider from the store before you leave!

Throughout September and October weekends, the farm also hosts a fall festival where families can enjoy a pumpkin patch, pony rides, face painting, bouncy houses, and other carnival-like fun in addition to picking apples.

Orchards of Concklin, located at 2 S Mountain Rd, Pomona which is about 45 minutes from your Sagamore apartment, allows guests to begin picking their own apples in mid-September at their farm which has been a staple in the area for generations.

Here, you can also visit their farm stand and taste their fresh pressed apple cider. Plus, their bakery will tease your taste buds with delicious pies, cookies and cakes. You certainly won’t leave empty handed after a visit to this farm!

Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard

130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem, NY 10560

(914) 485-1210

Orchards of Concklin

2 S Mountain Rd, Pomona, NY 10970

(845) 354-0369

Apple Pick At These Orchards Near Your Sagamore Apartment

The fall may just be getting started, but apple picking season definitely doesn’t wait until the leaves start falling – actually, now is the best time to get started on your apple picking near the Upper West Side!

If you want to hand-pick some apples that you can cook up (or just munch on!) in your Sagamore kitchen, then visit these apple orchards for a true taste of early fall. Make sure you stock up – you’ll have a hard time eating grocery store apples after trying these!

Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard, located at 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem which is about one hour from your Sagamore apartment, is a family-owned and -operated orchard which hosts a fall festival every weekend of September and October.

Home to apple picking as well as hayrides, live music, games, farm animals, and ‘apple cannons’ (custom-made and mounted potato guns that you load with apples and shoot at targets), this is a great apple picking destination for the whole family!

Fishkill Farms, located at 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction which is about an hour and 15 minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a farm and orchard that has been owned by the same family for almost 100 years and is known for their popular Fall Harvest Festival on weekends through the end of October.

Besides their live music, hayrides, and freshly baked donuts, the farm’s grill cooks up burgers, hot dogs, and Jamaican jerk chicken which are perfect alongside their apple cider bar!


Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard

130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem, NY 10560

(914) 485-1210


Fishkill Farms

9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

(845) 897-4377