PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — It’s September, which means cooler air, the first days of school, and of course, apple picking! Here’s where you can pick apples near Portsmouth.
Rocky Brook Orchards offers more than 70 varieties of apples. U-PICK hours: Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Open Columbus Day.
Sweet Berry Farm, 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown
Founded in 1980, Sweet Berry Farm is a 100-acre farm run by Jan and Michelle Eckhart. The farm grows several varieties of apples including Sansa, Zestar, Early Macintosh, Gingergold, Gala, Macintosh, Golden Supreme, Macoun, Honeycrisp, Jona Gold, Empire, Cortland, Mutsu (Crispin), Golden Delicious, and Fuji. Apples and pumpkins are available for pick-your-own harvesting September through mid-October. Open every day 8 a.m.-7 p.m., April-December.