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Apple Picking at it’s Best!

The star attraction at the 78 acre Harbes Orchard is the breathtakingly beautiful apple orchard, ideal for family-friendly picking. Featuring over 25 different varieties, the orchard uses an innovative trellis system to grow apples that are within reach of even the smallest of hands. We also offer an assortment of fun activities and delicious fall treats.

Early Bird Special

Price: $10 per person

Available Only 9am-10:30 am

  • Apple Picking with 3 lb. Bag
  • Access to the Apple Express, our tractor pulled wagon

 

Apple Outing Special

Price: $14 per person
  • Apple Picking with 3 lb. Bag
  • Access to the Apple Express, our tractor pulled wagon
  • Live Music in the Courtyard (starts at noon)

Combo Value Pass

Price: $18 per person
  • Apple Picking with a 3 lb. Bag
  • Access to the Apple Express, our tractor-pulled wagon
  • Interactive Corn Maze
  • Live Music in the Courtyard (starts at noon)

 

Apple Lovers Big Bag Special

Price: $22 per person
  • Great Value for Apple Lovers!
  • Includes the entire Combo Pass but with a LARGE 12 lb. Apple Picking Bag

KIDS 2 AND UNDER ARE FREE BUT DO NOT RECEIVE AN APPLE BAG

  • Harbes Orchard 3 lb. Apple Bag holds 6-10 apples. All apples must fit in bag provided. Any additional apples that you pick you will be charged for. Bags and carriages subject to search.
  • Children under 12 require adult supervision in the maze.
  • Pumpkin picking is by the pound.
  • Pony Rides are charged separately.
  • Attractions and Farm are open weather permitting, Always check website or social media for updates.
  • No pets allowed.
  • No outside food or drinks.
  • Prices subject to change without notice.

Apple Varieties and Ripening Times

Early September

Ultima Gala

A great choice for snacking, Gala is a variety developed in New Zealand. It has a mild flavor that “picky eaters” prefer, plus a striking bright yellow-red color that also makes it visually appealing.

Zestar

An early season apple that’s juicy, with a light and crisp texture.

Sansa

Sansa is sweet with some acidity. Resembles a Gala flavor.

Blondee

A superior early yellow apple that is sweet and crunchy.

Gale Gala

A great choice for snacking, Gala is a variety developed in New Zealand. It’s got the mild flavor that “picky eaters” prefer, plus a striking bright yellow-red color that also makes it visually appealing.

Rubymac

Rubymac is a red apple that has balanced flavors with some pleasing tartness.

Mid September

Honeycrisp

Complex, sweet-tart flavor, Honeycrisp are excellent for eating and salads and good for sauces, baking, and pies. The apple is juicy and super-crisp with yellow flesh.

Daybreak Fuji

Fuji apples have it all – they’re super sweet, wildly juicy, extremely crisp, and ideal for snacking.

Crimson Crisp

Extremely crisp. Very good, rich flavor that is sweet, sharp and spicy.

Late September

Golden Delicious

Mild with a sweet flavor, Golden Delicious are juicy and crisp with a light yellow flesh. They are excellent for eating, salads, and sauces and good for pies, baking, and freezing.

Crown Empire

Born of Red Delicious and McIntosh parents, this apple is superior to both parents in flavor and storability. The creamy white flesh is crisp & juicy; sweeter than it is tart. Excellent for fresh eating, cooking & cider.

Snapdragon

A new New York apple characterized by “monster crunch.” One of its parents is the Honeycrisp, and you’ll love the spicy/sweet flavor.

Early October

Jonagold De Coster

It’s a cross between mellow Golden Delicious and tart Jonathan apples, and creates a great aroma when baked in apple pies.

Shizuka

Yellow with red-orange blush. Sweeter with less acid than Mutsu and excellent flavor.

Autumn Gala

The fruit color is orange-red and overall quality is similar to that of traditional Gala.

Cameo

A bright, red-striped apple with a creamy orange color; firm and crisp. It has a thin skin with a sweet/tart flavor, and makes a great fresh eating apple.

Keepsake

Keepsake is a hard, very crisp apple with juicy light yellow flesh. Strongly aromatic flavor.

Red Jonaprince

Jonaprince has the large size and excellent flavor of its parent, Jonagold Prince. Very popular with good flavor.

Crimson Topaz

Crimson Topaz has a thin flesh with a crisp, juicy interior. Just as the name implies, it is a deep shade of crimson. This apple is also balanced with tart and sweet flavors.

Mid October

Suncrisp

This apple’s color gives it a sunset-worthy appearance. The fruit is sweet, rich and mildly aromatic.

Albermarle Pippin

This old time or “antique” apple variety was an important commercial variety in the early 1900s. The fruit is greenish-yellow, medium to large with excellent fruit quality.

Red Cameo

Crisp, juicy, sweet-tart flavor, Red Cameo is good for eating or baking.

Ruby Frost

Ruby Frost boasts a beautiful rich color and definitive crisp texture, blending a delicate balance of sweet and tart flavors that make it an ideal pairing with a glass of red wine or a light fresh salad. It’s also a great new baking and recipe ingredient choice.

Late October

Enterprise

A modern American late-season apple with a sharp flavor.

Gold Rush

A modern apple variety related to Golden Delicious, with crisp hard flesh and a good sugar / acid balance.

Aztec Rose Fuji

Fuji apples have it all – they’re super sweet, wildly juicy, extremely crisp, and ideal for snacking.

Maslin Pink Lady

Pink Lady has a flavor best described as crisp, juicy and tangy.

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  • The orchard may be closed until apple picking season, but our bees are still hard at work at the apiary! 🐝
Stop by the farmstand and the wine barn at our Mattituck location (715 Sound Ave) to try the product made by these busy bees! 🍯
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  • Beautiful buds on our apple trees this spring so far! 🌸 This is a good sign for the fall, we will have so many apples on these trees in a few short months. 🍎🍏🍎🍏
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#northfork #northforker #apples #appleorchards #harbesorchard
  • Our apple trees are waking up from their winter slumber! 🍎 They're in the silver tip stage now as the fruit bud scales are separated at the tip of the bud, exposing pretty light gray or silver tissue. #northfork #harbesorchard
  • Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from Harbes Orchard! ✨🎄🍎
  • We'd like to take a moment on this day of thanksgiving to thank all of you who visited Harbes Orchard this season. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you all again in 2019! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!🦃 #happythanksgiving
  • We are OPEN today in spite of overcast weather with family fun for everyone! Your general admission includes:  apple picking, live music with the Como Bros (12-5pm), Magic shows with Alejandro Torres on the hour from 1-4 pm and more!  While subject to change, we are currently picking Honeycrisp, Gala, Gale Gala and Rubymac apples. Admission pricing www.harbesorchard.com 😀🍎🍏