March 17, 2018

Thank You for a Great 2017 Apple Season

Thank you for spending time with the Stepp family at the farm this year. We appreciate you visits and hope to see you again next year.

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Last Day to Pick Apples, Oct. 31, 2017

Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard will be closing for the season on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at 5:30.

Romes and Fuji apples are still available to pick.

Jar goods are 25% off excluding apple butter.

The last day to purchase fresh apple cider donuts will be Tuesday, Oct. 31.

Last Weekend of the 2017 Season, Oct. 28-29

It’s the last weekend in October and the last weekend the farm will be open for the 2017 apple picking season. Our last day to visit the farm and pick apples is Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.

Don’t miss out on one more chance to pick apples. Apples still available to pick are: Rome and Fuji with a light supply of Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Golden and Red Delicious.

This weekend all jar goods excluding apple butter are 25% off. It’a great opportunity to load up and buy Christmas gifts from the farm for those special people in your lives.

Apple cider and pumpkin donuts, apple fritters, hot apple cider and coffee will warm you heart and soul.

Ugly Pig BBQ will not be here this weekend so pack your lunch to enjoy a picnic beside the orchard.

Farm weekend fun activities: Corn maze ($3 for children 12 and under, $5 for all over 12), Apple Cannon ($5 for 10 shots), wagon rides around the farm ($3, 3 years and under no charge).

The farm accepts credit cards but not American Express.

Farm Hours: Saturday : 8-6, Sunday: 10-6

The farm is open rain, sun, snow whatever the weather.

Weekend Update, Oct. 21-22, 2017

Happy! Happy! Happy! Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard was chosen by Southern Living as 6th out of 20 best apple orchards in the South.

Another beautiful fall weekend is on tap for this Saturday and Sunday.  Take advantage of the opportunity to visit our recently recognized farm. Bring your family and friends to experience the full farm adventure.

We still have plenty of apples to pick: Red and Golden Delicious, Blushing Gold, Cameo, Fuji, Rome, Pink Lady, and Granny Smith are available to pick this weekend.

Ugly Pig BBQ will return this weekend with their scrumptious barbecue. Take a break and enjoy the moment as you relax and picnic beside the picturesque orchard.

Once again apple cider and pumpkin donuts, apple fritters, apple cider slushies, hot cider, fudge, caramel apples, and other goodies will delight your taste buds.

The fun weekend activities will be in full swing: apple cannon ($5 for 10 shots), 5 acre corn maze ($3 for under 12, $5 for 12 and over), and tractor pulled wagon rides on the hour $3, ( 3 and under no charge).

Hours for the weekend: Saturday  8-6, Sunday 10-6

Credit cards are accepted at the farm but not American Express.

Farm Hands would be tickled pink if you would visit us at the farm this weekend.



Weekend Update, Oct. 14-15, 2017

Saturday and Sunday look like perfect days to pack up and spend a day with us on the farm. Temperatures in the 70’s with sunshine make for great apple and pumpkin picking weather.

Pick your own apple varieties this weekend include: Blushing Gold, Red and Golden Delicious, Rome, Stayman, Fuji, Cameo, York, Pink Lady, Granny Smith

There are still plenty of apples to pick.

Pick your own pumpkins right from the patch.

Fresh made apple butter from Stepp’s apples now on the shelf.

Get your local sourwood honey, the Cadillac of honey according to JH, the farm founder. Don’t let this fall pass without a good supply.

Ugly Pig BBQ will be here so plan to picnic with us. After your meal enjoy an apple cider or pumpkin donut, apple fritter, apple cider slushie, and all sorts of goodies.

Have you tried our Apple Salsa? It’s a favorite at the farm.

Weekend fun includes the apple cannon, 5 acre corn maze, and tractor pulled wagon rides around the farm.

Farm Hands will be on hand to greet you.