Apples are starting to ripen, so if you're looking for a place to pick your own, look no further. Happy picking and be sure to check with each farm for availability on a specific dates.
1. Lewin FarmsAt 812 Sound Avenue in Wading River, Lewin Farms is a 1,100 acre family farm featuring U-pick apples and other tree fruit. The farm is now open for apple picking from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Monday. For more information, click here.
The Milk Pail, located at 1346 Montauk Highway in Water Mill, features more than 20 varieties of apples on 20 acres. The farm is Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through October. For more information, click here.
The Seven Ponds Orchard at 65 Seven Ponds Road, Mill Road features mcintosh, gala, and ginger gold apples. The orchard is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Wickham Fruit Farm, which in the Wickham family for generations, is located at 28700 Route 25 in Cutchogue. The farm is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday and features 200 acres of fruit trees. You must be a member to pick apples. For membership information, click here.
Woodside Orchards has two locations, one at 729 Main Road in Aquebogue and another on Manor Lane in Jamesport. The Aquebogue location is open Saturday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Jamesport location is open on weekends only from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, click here. U-pick season for this orchards starts on Sept. 14.
Davis Peach Farm is not just about peaches — the farm also offers U-pick apples daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The farm is on Hulse Landing Road in Wading River and features 20 varieties of apples. For more information, click here.
7. Harbes Farm
Harbes Farm hosts apple picking at it's family-friendly orchard, located at 5698 Sound Avenue in Riverhead. Apple picking is available from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sundays. For more information, click here.
8. Windy Acres
Windy Acres Farm, located at 3010 Middle Country Road in Calverton, offers pick your own apples daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for more information, click here.
And looking for something to do with all those apples after you collect them? Click here for an apple recipe from Westhampton cookbook author Margaret Johnson.
Patch wants to know: Where do you enjoy picking apples. Let us know in the comment section below.