APPLE PICKING NEAR METRO VANCOUVER 2021

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Apple picking is a classic Fall tradition for many Canadian families… but can you do it near Metro Vancouver? Thankfully there are 2 great options open this Fall!

Heading out to pick apples is a great way to get your family active outdoors this fall! It’s always best to call ahead to make sure any particular apple picking info hasn’t changed unexpectedly before you head out with your family! Here are a couple of great options that your family will love to explore and load up on farm-fresh produce.

Once you have your apples you may want to make a batch of our Quick & Healthy Apple Sauce.

Is there a “right” way to pick an apple?

APPLEBARN (Taves Family Farms)

Address: Two locations for U-Pick Apples:

  • Jonagold U-Pick Apples are located at 270 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford.
  • All other varieties of U-Pick Apples are located at 333 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford.

Hours:
U-Pick & Country Store: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
All farm attractions: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Price: $2 per pound for 5 – 24 lbs | $10 for 5lb bag | $38.25 for 25lb bag 

Admission: Tickets or seasons passes are needed to access most of the attractions, and have limited availability for each time slot. Currently, no tickets are needed for U-Pick or shopping in the Country Store. After 10am on Weekends in October there will be an admission fee. Buy tickets online here. 

Varieties: Alkmene, Gala, Honeycrisp. Some varieties will be available for purchase before they are available for u-pick, consult their website for most current information. Pre-picked fruit prices vary from u-pick.  

Phone: 604.853.3108

Website: http://www.tavesfamilyfarms.com/upick-apples/

Highlights: Petting barn, cider demonstration, hayrides, corn maze, jumping pillow, sunflower patch. Weekends: Pony rides, corn cannon, pumpkin cannon, corn & potato roaster. Birthday party rentals available.

Hot tips: Don’t bring containers. Bags are provided. 100 lb per person limit. Free Parking. No dogs allowed. All produce is non-GMO.

Tickets or seasons passes are needed to access most attractions and have limited availability for time slots.

WILLOW VIEW FARMS

Address: 288 McCallum Road, Abbotsford, BC

Hours:  Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm | Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

Price: $1.30/lb

Varieties:  Honeycrisps, Gala, and Elstar apples available now, varieties will vary, check website for details.

Coming September 20th: Fuji, Jonagold, and Bramleys apples.

Coming October 1st: Ambrosia and Boskoop apples. Pumpkin Patch opens.

Phone: (604)-854-8710

Website: http://www.willowviewfarms.com/u-pick/

Highlights: Our u-pick fields are open, as well as the Country Store, stocked with picked apple’s, fresh cider, pumpkins, squash and other goodies. Petting Barn and Picnic Area are welcoming visitors once again, and the Concession Stand will be open on weekends only starting mid-September.

Hot tips: You are welcome to bring bags/containers from home. No dogs allowed. They accept cash, debit, Visa & MasterCard payment options. No admission fee.

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