Take Your Pick

We’re so fortunate to be surrounded by dozens of apple orchards in our area. This time of year it seems everyone is out-and-about picking their favorite variety, and turning them into all sorts of delicious apple concoctions. If you’re like me and haven’t filled a bushel yet this Fall, here is a list of farms just a short drive away.

Altamont Orchards, Inc.
6654 Dunnsville Road
Altamont NY, 12009
Phone (518) 861-6515
Web Site:
www.altamontorchards.com
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes
    Special Events

Borden's Orchard
Valley Falls Road
Schaghticoke NY, 12154
Phone (518) 692-2370
Web Site:
www.bordensorchard.com
    Apple Grower
    Roadside Stand
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes

Bowman Orchards
Raymond K. and Kevin Bowman
141 Sugar Hill Rd.
Rexford, NY 12148
(518) 371-2042
Web Site:
www.bowmanorchards.com
Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Roadside Stand
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes
    Special Events

Charlton Road Orchard
140 Charlton Rd
Ballston Lake NY, 12019
Phone (518) 399-3427
    Apple Grower
    Roadside Stand

Devoe's Rainbow Orchards
1569 Halfmoon Pkwy., Rt 9
Clifton Park NY, 12065
Phone (518) 371-8397
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Roadside Stand
    Gift Boxes

Eagle Mills Cider Co.
PO Box 788
Broadalbin NY, 12025
Phone (518) 883-8700
Web Site:
www.eaglemillsfun.com
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes
    Special Events

Fairview Orchard
11962 State Route 4
Whitehall NY, 12887
Phone (518) 282-0013
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Roadside Stand
    Cider
    Gift Boxes

Hicks Orchard LLC
18 Hicks Road
Granville NY, 12832
Phone (518) 642-1788
Web Site:
www.hicksorchard.com
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes
    Special Events

Indian Ladder Farms Inc.
342 Altamont-Voorheesville Rd
Altamont NY, 12009
Phone (518) 765-2956
Web Site:
www.indianladderfarms.com
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Roadside Stand
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes
    Special Events


Knight Orchard of Saratoga Inc.
325 Goode St.
Burnt Hills NY, 12027
Phone (518) 399-5174
Web Site:
www.knightorchards.com
    Apple Grower
    Roadside Stand
    Cider

Kovarovic Orchard
178 Ashdown Rd
Ballston Lake NY, 12019
Phone (518) 399-5250
    Apple Grower
    Roadside Stand

Lakeside Cider Mill Farms
336 Schauber Rd
Ballston Lake NY, 12019
Phone (518) 399-8359
Web Site:
www.lakesidefarmscidermill.com
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Special Events

Lake View Orchards
PO Box 528
Mayfield NY, 12117
Phone (518) 661-5017
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Farm Market
    Cider

Lindsey's Country Store
1537 Route 9
Clifton Park NY, 12065
Phone (518) 371-3100
    Roadside Stand
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes

Lindsey's Idyllwood Orchard
267 Sugar Hill Road
Rexford NY, 12148
Phone (518) 371-5785
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Farm Market
    Gift Boxes

Malta Ridge Orchard & Gardens
107 Van Aernem Rd
Ballston Spa NY, 12020
Phone (518) 365-6015
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Roadside Stand
    Farm Market
    Cider

Mourningkill Farm & Bake Shop
310 Charlton Road
Ballston Spa NY, 12020
Phone (518) 885-6166
    Apple Grower
    Roadside Stand
    Farm Market

Riverview Orchards
660 Riverview Rd.
Rexford NY, 12148
Phone (518) 371-2174
Web Site: rivervieworchards.com
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Farm Market
    Gift Boxes
    Special Events

Rogers Family Orchards Inc.
260 Co Hwy 131
Johnstown NY, 12095
Phone (518) 762-8736
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Roadside Stand
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes
    Special Events

Saratoga Apple, Inc.
1174 Route 29
Schuylerville NY, 12871
Phone (518) 695-3131
Web Site:
www.saratogaapple.com
    Apple Grower
    U Pick
    Roadside Stand
    Farm Market
    Cider
    Gift Boxes

Shaker Shed Farm Market
945 Watervliet/Shaker Rd
Albany NY, 12205
Phone (518) 869-3662
Web Site:
www.shakershedfarm.com
    Farm Market

Smith's Orchard and Bake Shop
4561 Jockey St.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
(518) 882-6598
    Farm Market
    U Pick

Stetkar Farm Orchard
100 Stetkar Rd.
Saratoga Springs
(518) 584-6839
    Roadside Stand
    Crafts

 

 

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 11:02AM by Registered CommenterMelissa Cartier | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail

Best of Saratoga: Vote for Your Faves

2010 Saratoga Region Locals' Choice Survey

Be sure to log on and vote by June 7th for your favorite Saratoga food, shop, spa, builder, park, realtor (wink, wink), and much more! Let your choice be heard!

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Capital Region Housing Market Responds

April 28, 2010

Based on statistics released today by the Greater Capital Association of REALTORS®, Inc. (GCAR) the residential real estate market in New York’s Capital Region during the first quarter of 2010 has responded well to improving buyer confidence and federal home buyer tax credits. The report is based upon data collected by the Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. a regional service owned by GCAR and the Saratoga Schenectady Schoharie Association of REALTORS®, Inc.

Laurene Curtin (459-4564), 2010 GCAR president says, “During the first quarter of 2010 Capital Region home buyers have begun to return to the market which is the result of both the federal home buyer tax credits and an overall improvement in the economic climate.” Mrs. Curtin adds, “We aren’t able to quantify the impact of the tax credits as only IRS has those figures but our membership tells us that it has certainly been significant. With the tax credit ending in a few days (April 30th) the next months will give us a clearer look at whether or not the market can continue to grow even without that added incentive.”

James Ader (464-0191 Ext. 16), GCAR’s chief executive officer says, “As we look at the market and try to make projections for the next few months and into the future the views expressed most often would lead us to believe in the short term sales will slow. This is due to the number of buyers who worked hard to put together their purchase contracts before April 30th, the tax credit deadline. Many of these are buyers who would in the normal course of business have gone to contract in May, perhaps even June so the sales those months  might well be down.” “But,” he adds “we think that the market has started to rebound to the point that we will see an improving atmosphere for and activity among buyers as we move into the summer and fall.”

“We would suggest to buyers that they take a look at the social and economic benefits of purchasing real estate and talk to their REALTOR® about taking advantage of the best market buyers have seen in many years,” says Mrs. Curtin. “We think they’ll be pleasantly surprised by the home buying power of their dollars in the Capital Region.”

  GCAR is a professional trade association representing 3,000 real estate professionals in the Capital Region. GCAR is the “Voice For Real Estate In The Capital Region.

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