Today’s Farm News

Current Conditions for Saturday, October 16 ~ 

Hard to believe, but we are in our last weeks of the season.  It went by so fast! We are offering a PICK YOUR OWN APPLE SPECIAL through the end of our season.  See details below.

Below is our schedule through Monday, Oct 18 ~ we anticipate our last day to be between 10/24-10/27.  Remember, hours can change based on weather, so always confirm on the day you plan on visiting.

  • Saturday 10/16 – Sunday 10/17:
    • Pick Your Own Apples, Flowers & Pumpkins: Open 10am-4pm (last entrance).
      • Hayrides for apple pickers available from 10am-4pm.  The cost is $1 per apple picker.
      • See below for today’s varieties.
    • Mary’s Country Kitchen: Open 10am-4:30pm.
    • Farmstand & Annie’s Animal Barns: Open 10am-5pm.
  • Monday 10/18:
    • CLOSED for cleaning.
  • Information for Tues 10/19-Sun 10/24 will be posted on Monday, 10/19.
  • Pick Your Own hours are weather permitting.

Thank you for your interest in Parlee Farms!

Pick Your Own Honeycrisp Apples at Parlee Farms

PICK YOUR OWN APPLES

  • Open 10am-4pm (last entrance).  
  • Varieties available on Saturday are HONEYCRISP, MACOUN, JONAGOLD, EMPIRE and while they last, SNOW SWEET.
  • It is an 8-10 minute walk to the orchard.
  • Hayrides to the orchard for apple pickers are available for $1 per person.
  • END OF SEASON APPLE PICKING SPECIAL!
    • Buy 1 PICK YOUR OWN APPLE BAG and get a 2nd PICK YOUR OWN APPLE BAG (equal or lesser value) 1/2 off!!  
    • If you purchase two -20 bags with this special, the price per pound is under $1.32/lb!! This includes Honeycrisp!! We will be picking Honeycrisp until the end of the season.
    • 2nd Bag does not allow additional people in the field.
    • Special only available on PYO apples, not on apples available in the Farmstand.
  • Prices and guidelines are listed below.
  • Varieties available for picking are posted the evening before.
  • No reusable bags or personal containers permitted in the field. Please reduce what personal items you need in the field to just the essentials.

CUT YOUR OWN FLOWERS – CUTTING GARDEN

  • Open 10am-4pm (last entrance).  
  • Our Cutting Garden is filled with zinnias, dahlias, and fillers available for picking.
  • BRING YOUR OWN BUCKET and we will take $2 off your pyo purchase! Why?
    • It will save you a lot of time at check in and check out.
    • Also, we will fill your bucket with water and your flowers will stay hydrated for the trip home.
  • Prices and guidelines are listed below.
  • The Sunflower Garden is closed.
  • We welcome casual photos, but ask that professionals read our Photography Guidelines.

PUMPKIN PATCH

  • Open 10am-4pm (last entrance).  
  • Our pumpkin patch has thousands of our farm grown pumpkins ~ so many different colors, sizes, and shapes are available!
  • All of our pumpkins are now in the patch ~ best selection will be today!

ROASTED CORN ~ available Saturay & Sunday 11am-4pm.  Our corn is roasted for 27 minutes and it is delicious!

FARMSTAND   open 10am-5pm ~

On Saturday, we will have ~

MARY’S COUNTRY KITCHEN open 10am-4:30pm ~  We will have our farm made Warm APPLE CRISP, Ice Cream, Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches, frozen Apple Cider, and more.

ANNIE’S ANIMAL BARNS  open 10am-5pm ~ our goats, sheep, chickens, and bunnies looking forward to seeing you.  We have 20 baby goats that were born in early June. You may feed all the animals by purchasing grain from our machines for $0.25.  Please do not bring grain from home.

    PYO INFORMATION

    Pick Your Own Apples at Parlee FarmsAPPLE PYO COST:

    • $35 for a 1/2 bu  (approx. 20 lb) bag for a maximum of 6 people
    • $25 for a 1 peck (approx. 10 lb) bag for a maximum of 4 people
    • $17 for a 1/2 peck  (approx. 5 lb) bag for a maximum of 2 people (available Tues-Fri only)
    • Anyone over the age of 1 is counted in the people count.
    • Hayrides to the orchard for apple pickers are ~
      • FREE on Fridays 12pm-4pm, when available and weather permitting (see today’s status);
      • $1 per person on Saturday and Sunday, when available and weather permitting (see today’s status).

     

    Cut Your Own Flowers at Parlee Farms

    CUTTING GARDEN COST:

    • $3 admission for each adult and child over the age of 1 to enter the entire flower area. Wristband is required for entry.
    • The cost is $11.99/lb for all the flowers that you pick.
    • Approximately 15 zinnias, 8 dahlias or 4 sunflowers equal 1 lb.
    • We encourage you to bring your own bucket and scissors and will give you $2 off your pyo flower purchase! It will save you time at check in and check out. And we will give you water to keep those beautiful blooms hydrated for the trip home.
    • You may use our scissors and buckets for picking.  We will wrap the flowers in paper for you to take them home.
    • We welcome casual photos, but ask that professionals read our Photography Guidelines.

    Pumpkin Patch at Parlee FarmsPUMPKIN PATCH COST:

    • $0.79/lb
    • $3 minimum cost for each pumpkin
    • There is no cost to enter the pumpkin patch.
    • We welcome casual photos, but ask that professionals read our Photography Guidelines.

    PYO INFORMATION and GUIDELINES

    • PYO Apples are sold by the container and prepaid before picking. 
    • Prepaid Container and Tickets are required to into the field.
    • All fruit picked must fit into the container purchased.
    • No reusable bags or personal containers permitted in the field. Please reduce what personal items you need in the field to just the essentials.
    • You will be directed to an area in the field to pick.
    • No eating or sampling while in the field.
    • We encourage casual photos while you are on the farm and we hope you will tag us! @parleefarms #parleefarms
    • Photographers (professional and novice) and their clients are permitted under our Photography Guidelines.  Reservations must be made at least 1 week in advance.
    • Children must be kept close at all times.
    • Strollers are permitted in the fields.
    • The fields will close if heavy rain and/or thunder is in the area.
    • We do not accept reservations for pick your own.

      GENERAL INFORMATION

        • Please see our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS page for answers to many questions:
        • No Smoking anywhere on the Farm
        • Only Fully Trained Service Animals are permitted on the farm.  Please leave your pets and emotional supports animals at home for their safety and comfort.
        • When visiting the farm, we are following guidelines from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Masks are optional for staff and guests that are fully vaccinated.  For those that are not fully vaccinated or not vaccinated at all, we strongly encourage you to wear masks while on the farm.  More details can be found at our 2021 COVID Protocols.
        • We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and US Cash for payment.  There is a $5 minimum for credit card transactions.

      Parlee Farms Best PYO Fruit FarmWe are very excited that Parlee Farms was named by the editors of Yankee Magazine THE BEST PYO FRUIT FARM in MASSACHUSETTS!  We are so thrilled by this honor.  However, we know that this recognition would not be possible without the outstanding team members who are the face of Parlee Farms and the wonderful customers who have supported us for 34 years.  Thank you!

      We can’t wait to see you all ‘down on the farm’ again this season!

      The Parlee Family