2013-09-05 / From The Garden

Apple Picking Weekend

The following list is of participating farms celebrating the
Rhode Island Fruit Growers Association’s 100th anniversary.
Events start Friday, Sept. 6, and
continue through the weekend,
with orchards offering specials
and demonstrations.
. Rocky Brook Orchard is offering $1 off a medium bag of apples
and $2 off the large ½ bushel bag,
997 Wapping Rd., Middletown;
401-851-7989 or rockybrookorchard.com.
. Phantom Farms will have live
apple cider-making demonstrations, free apple crisp, and displays of old articles and documents from the early days of the
Fruit Growers Association, 2920
Diamond Hill Rd., Cumberland;
. Knight Farm will offer free samples of apple pie, 1 Snake Hill Rd.,
North Scituate; 401-349-4408.
. Elwood Orchard will offer $1
off a half peck of pick-your-own
peaches or nectarines, 58 Snake
Hill Rd., Gloucester; 401-949-0390.
. Jaswell’s Farm will sell red
candy apples for $1 while supplies last, 50 Swan Rd., Smithfield;

. Pick-your-own is 10 percent off
at White Oak Farm, 74 White Oak
Lane, Scituate; 401-934-1576.
. Save $1 on a peck of pick-yourown apples at Barden Family Orchard, 56 Elmdale Rd., North Scituate; 401-934-1413.
. Steere Orchard will offer free
hayrides, 150 Austin Ave., Greenville; 401-949-1456.
. Get $1 off the corn maze for
each family or individual who
spends at least $15 on pick-yourown apples at Dame Farm & Orchards, 91-B Brown Ave., Johnston; 401-949-3657.
. Harmony Farms will offer $3 off
a half bushel of pick-your-own apples, 359 Saw Mill Rd., Harmony;
. Apple Land Orchard will offer free chocolate apple pops,
135 Smith Ave., Greenville;
. Leach Farm will offer $5 off
a half-bushel of pick-your-own
apples and one free squash to the
first 10 pick-your-own customers
of the day, 147 Austin Ave., Greenville; 401-862-5156.

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