October 21, 2017

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.

http://www.southernliving.com/fall/local-apple-orchards

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.

Update Oct. 8, 2017

The farm will be open for pick your own on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, rain or shine.

Ugly Pig BBQ will not be at the farm on that day.

Weekend Update, October 7-8, 2017

The farm is getting ready for another fun and busy weekend.

Pick Your Own Apples This Weekend: Red and Golden Delicious, Blushing Gold  Cameo, Stayman Winesap, Rome, and Fuji

We still have plenty of apples to pick.

Prepicked apples are also available in some varieties.

The pick your own pumpkin patch is open for visitors.

Ugly Pig BBQ will be here this weekend so come hungry. Don’t leave without trying our apple cider and pumpkin donuts, apple fritters, apple cider slushies, flavored fudges, hot apple cider, and hot coffee.

Fresh apple cider donuts, anyone?

Open rain or shine Saturday 8-6, Sunday 10-6.

Credit cards, except American Express, are welcome at the Apple House and Ugly Pig BBQ.

To enjoy the full farm weekend experience try our apple cannon, 5 acre corn maze, and wagon ride around the farm.

Hope to see you at the farm.

 

Fall May Really Be Here This Weekend

Temperatures are predicted to be fall like this weekend. Cooler weather brings to mind apple picking, corn mazes, wagon rides, pick your own pumpkins, hot apple cider, hot apple cider and pumpkin donuts, and just enjoying the outdoors.

We still have plenty of apples to pick. At the farm this weekend the following apple varieties will be available to pick: Red and Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Jonagold, Ultra Gold, Blushing Gold, Fuji, and Cameo .

Pick your own pumpkins from the patch will begin this weekend, Sept. 30, 2017.

Cute little pumpkins have been harvested and await your fall decorating ideas.

The smell of  barbecue will be in the air as Ugly Pig BBQ will be on hand to serve up food that warms heart and soul. Ugly Pig BBQ takes cash and credit cards. Follow up your meal with delectable apple goodies from the farm.

As usual farm fun weekend activities will be in high gear, tractor pulled wagon rides, 5 acre corn maze, and apple cannon.

Can you find your way out?

All the Farm Hands hope to see you at the farm this weekend.