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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.  Who can come to U-Pick?
A.  In order to participate in U-Pick, you must agree to the rules and guidelines: no backpacks, no large bags, no plastic bags -- only use what we provide. 

Q.  What is available for picking now?
A.  Check the PYO page

Q.  May I bring my pet?
A.  Sorry,  NO Pets allowed in the orchard.

Q.  Are you open on Sundays?
A.  We are CLOSED on Sundays.

Q:  Who are your tours designed for?
A:  Our tours have been designed for and enjoyed by many people.  Past participants include:  families, churches, scouts, cooking classes, businesses, public tour groups, public schools, private schools, home school groups, and specialized learning environments.

Q:  How much does a tour cost?
A:  Our regular tour costs between $13.00 per person, but depending on the tour and activities selected., it may cost more.

Q:  Is there a minimum or maximum number of people you can accommodate on one of your farm tours?
A:  Any number of people are welcome to schedule a farm tour.  Groups smaller than 20 people must meet an $200.00 minimum charge.  Groups larger than 200 are taken on a case by case basis.

Q:  How long does a farm tour take?
A:  Estimated time on our farm from arrival to departure is between 1 – 3 hours depending on specific tour activities selected.  When you register for a tour we can help you plan more exactly how much time to allow for your specific group.

Q:  What are the minimum and maximum age requirements?
A:  Our youngest group tours are designed for participants between the ages of 2 and 5 years.  Tours are available for any age group 2 or over up to and including Sr. citizens.  Infants under the age of 2 are free.

Q:  How should my group dress for a farm tour?
A:  Our tours are completely outdoors.  We recommend that all participants dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes.  Dress to get country dirt and have fun.  We do not recommend  wearing your “good clothes” to our farm.

Q:  What happens if it is raining on the day of our tour?
A:  If weather conditions are not conducive to touring our farm we will be happy to reschedule your trip. 

Q:  Do I have to register in advance for a tour?
A:  Yes, all tours and farm activities must be registered in advance.  A group may cancel by simply calling and removing its name from the tour calendar.

Q:  How do I sign up for a farm tour?
A:  Please use our Booking Form to sign up for a Group Tour. Please do not choose a holiday such as Labor Day or Columbus Day for a tour, due to heavy crowds at the farm.

Q: When do you have Wagon Rides?
A. We have wagon rides on major school holidays such as Rosh Hashanah, Columbus Day, etc. and we have wagon rides on Saturdays during the apple-picking season, usually during late September and all of October, depending on the availability of apples. Wagon rides are a fun way to get to the orchards to pick your fruit, and to partly view the farm. -- you do not need to book a tour for this.