Berkshire apple orchards and farmstands

Wednesday September 5, 2012

Bartlett’s Orchard

Rick and Ron Bartlett and families

575 Swamp Road at corner of Osceola Road


(413) 698-2559

Farm store open every day 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; pick-your-own Saturday and Sunday through mid-October, weekdays if there is enough demand. Apples, cider and more.

Bear Swamp Orchard

Steve Gougeon and Jen Williams and family

1209 B Hawley Road


(413) 625-2849 or (413) 768-7989

Farm store and pick-your-own certified organic open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Sept. 14 through Columbus Day; apples, cider and more.

Hilltop Orchards

Sister and brother Wendy and John Vittori

508 Canaan Road/Route 295


(413) 698-3301

Farm store open daily year round, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; pick-your-own through late October; apples, cider, hard cider, wine and more.

Jaeschke’s Fruit & Flower Center

Rhetta Jaeschke, owner; Chuck Wandrei, farmer.

736 Crane Ave.


(413) 443-7180

Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; until 7 p.m. Thanksgiving through Christmas; reopens Palm Sunday, March 24; apples, cider and more.

Jaeschke’s Apple Orchard

West Road


(413) 743-3896

Farmstand open daily year round, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; pick-your-own through Oct. 20, check for availability; apples, cider and more.

Lakeview Orchards

Judy and David Jurczak

94 Old Cheshire Road


(413) 448-6009

Farm store and pick-your-own apples and plums; open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday through October; apples, cider and more; minimizes chemical and pesticide use.

LoveApple Farm

Chris and Randae Loken

1421 State Route 9H

Ghent, N.Y.

(518) 828-5048

Farmstand open daily year round, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; pick-you-own to 5 p.m., call for availability; apples, cider and more; minimizes chemical and pesticide use.

The Maple Connection

/the Harvest Pride

Route 143


(413) 842-7592

Open year round; call ahead for times and pick-your-own availability.

Riiska Brook Orchard

Bill and Barbara Riiska

101 New Hartford Road


(413) 258-4761 or (413) 822-7811

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. plus Columbus Day; call for mid-week hours; apples, cider and more.

Samascott Orchards

Ron and Gary Samascott

5 Sunset Ave.

Kinderhook, N.Y.

(518) 758-7224

Open daily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through October; no pick-your-own this year; at Lenox Farmers’ Market Friday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; apples, cider and more.

Thompson-Finch Farm

Marnie Maclean

750 Wiltsie Bridge Road

Ancram, N.Y.

(518) 329-7578

No apples at all this year.

West Country Cider

Judith Maloney and family

Storage plant

106 Bardswell Ferry Road


(413) 624-3481

Cider tasting on cider days, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; hard ciders made from IPM-(integrated pest management) grown apple varieties.

Windy Hill Farm, Nursery,

Orchard & Garden Shop

Dennis and Judy Mareb

686 Stockbridge Road/Route 7

Great Barrington

(413) 298-3217

Farm store open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 24; pick your own apples daily 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through late October, call ahead for availability; apples, cider and more.


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