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Pennings Farm Market

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Q: Is there an entrance fee?
A:No, however there is a one bag minimum per vehicle required, no exceptions

Q: What is currently available for picking in the Orchard?
A: Please call the Orchard office at 845-986-7080. We always recommend calling before you come for the latest conditions and availability of apple varieties.

Q: How many apples are in a…?
A: We provide you with 1/2 bushel bags, each of which holds approximately 20 lbs. of apples. 1 lb. of apples consists of 4 small apples OR 3 medium apples OR 2 large apples. 2 medium apples are equivalent to 1 cup of grated apple. 2 lbs. of apples will make 1 9″ apple pie. A peck of apples weighs about 10 1/2 lbs. A whole bushel of apples weighs about 42 pounds and will yield 20-24 quarts of applesauce. 1 lb. of apples yields approximately 3 cups of diced apples OR 2 1/2 cups of pared/sliced apples. For “apple math” cooking helpers, see Recipes

Q: What varieties of apples does Pennings Orchard produce for U-Pick?
A: Click here for apples varieties.

Q: Does Pennings Orchard offer apples for sale other than by U-Pick?
A: All apples, including those not available for U-Pick, are available for sale in the Pennings Farm Market

Q: How do we get to your Orchard?
A: Visit the Directions link or call our office at 845-986-7080.

Q: I have a religious, educational or other group I’d like to make reservations for. How do I do that?
A: Visit Visitor/Groups Info for information or call 845-986-7080.

Q: Does Pennings Orchard have Pumpkins?
A: Absolutely! Visit our Pumpkins Page for information.

Q: Does Pennings Orchard have any activities on site?
A: We have fantastic farm animals to visit, and tons of children’s activities, not to mention all the fun you’ll have picking healthy and hearty apples in our beautiful Orchard!

Q: Are there any local activities going on in or around the Warwick, NY area?
A: From time to time, Pennings Orchard will provide our visitors with relevant details of Applefests and similar events.

Q: We’ve never been picking before. What should we wear?
A: You’ll be spending a day in the crisp, clean countryside, so be comfortable! Sneakers or other sensible shoes are your best bet, as you will be doing a lot of walking in grassy Orchard rows. Also, dress in layers.

Q: Can we bring a picnic lunch?
A: Sure! We love our visitors to make themselves right at home among our apples. Blankets and picnic baskets are a great way to complete the day! Please take your leftovers with you, however.

Q: Do we allow dogs?
A: Dogs are only allowed in designated areas in the orchard and are not allowed at the market, beer garden, cidery, children’s play areas, etc.

Q: Where is there to stay, and what else is there to do, in Warwick, NY?
A: Warwick offers many exciting activities and comfortable places to stay.  More information is available through the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce Site and Hey Warwick – Warwick’s FREE mobile app.

Q: I still have questions. What should I do?
A: Call our office at 845-986-7080 anytime!