Apples! Apples! Read all about them!

Sep 02, 2015

September is the time for apple picking in Ontario’s Greenbelt! Start your local food adventures by visiting a farm where you can pick your own apples or buy ready picked apples. The Greenbelt accounts for 11% of Ontario’s apple production - there are plenty of farms to choose from.

If you celebrate Rosh Hashanah, what better way to ring in the New Year than with local sweet apples (and local honey).

To make it easy for you to find a farm in Ontario’s Greenbelt we have selected apple farms in 8 regions - find the farm that is closest to you and don’t forget to share your adventure on Twitter by tweeting @OnGreenbelt or using #ONGreenbelt.

Apple farms in the Greenbelt by region:


Pringle’s Farm Market, Clarington
Nature’s Bounty Farm, Port Perry
Siloam Orchards, Uxbridge


Brooks Farms, Mount Albert
Homestead Orchards, Sutton
Applewood Farm Winery, Stouffville
Pine Farms Orchard, King City
Country Apple Orchard Farm, King City
Farintosh Farms, Gormley
Organics Family Farm, Markham


Giffen’s County Market, Glen Huron


Beaver Valley Orchard and Cidery, Kimberley


Albion Orchards, Caledon
Carl Laidlaw Orchards, Brampton
Dixie Orchards, Caledon
Downeys Farm Market, Caledon


Chudleigh’s Apple Farm, Milton
Rural Route Orchards, Halton Hills
Williams’ Orchards, Milton


Frootogo Orchards, Waterdown
Myers Apple Farm, Copetown
Carluke Orchards, Ancaster


Iggy’s Farm, Ridgeville
Parkway Orchards, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Silmaril Farms, Grimsby
Windwood Farms, Beamsville

For more farms click here.

– Andreea Nicoara

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