6 Apple Picking Orchards in the Eastern Townships
You can expect to have a great time when, on an autumn weekend, you drive out and escape to the country to go apple picking! To help you find your way and to choose your orchard this year, here’s a list of places in Brome-Missisquoi (the Eastern Townships) where you can pick your apples yourself.
This ecological orchard in Frelighsburg is open for self-picking, but has been gaining in popularity for all its apple by-products as well (cider vinegar, vinaigrettes). In fact, you might have spotted their products in a natural food store.
Here’s a beautiful domain with more than 25,000 fruit trees which you can pick your fruit from! Besides fruit, the orchard offers a great variety of jams, jellies, ketchups and ciders!
Previously known as the Verger Les Champs Vallons, this domain, situated on magnificent Chemin Brome in Brome-Lake, invites you to come pick your apples, pears and plums. New since 2020, they also make excellent cider.
This domain in Dunham offers more than a dozen apple varieties for self-picking. While you’re here, take this opportunity to purchase some natural honey, frozen fruit and fresh fruit juice.
Located on the wine, in Dunham, this family-owned orchard offers about fifteen apple varieties. You can also enjoy having a picnic here.
This 28-hectare orchard, located in the town of Farnham, is a classic for the locals living here. Besides picking your own apples, pears and plums, you can also purchase several prepared meals, among them their well-known apple pie.
To showcase your apples in a traditional dessert of the region, we’re offering you this TYPICAL-EASTERN-TOWNSHIPS-STYLE-APPLE-PIE-RECIPE.
Have a great harvesting season!