Michigan Orchards- West region
Michigan's most important commercial apple growing region, the area west of Grand Rapids features spots where apple trees stretch as far as one can see in all directions. The gentle slope up from Lake Michigan and rolling hills make this area perfect for apple production.
Anderson and Girls Orchard
Stanton -- Montcalm County
Description: Farm Market has strawberries, peaches, apples, pears, plums, bakery & cider mill. Large Country Gift Loft with a large assortment of gifts. In Oct., we have an end of the season harvest special. Our pantry is stocked with jams and other farm products.
Open: May1-Dec. 15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., seven days a week.
Directions: 3 mi. N of Stanton on M-66 or 5 mi. S of M-46 on M-66.
Appleschram Organic Orchard
Charlotte -- Eaton County
Seasonal farm market offering fresh apple cider, apple butter and applesauce made from our own apples. 1-1/5 mi. self-guided, informative nature walk.
Open: : mid-Aug. thru Thanksgiving, Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
6-1/4 mi. W of M-100 on Mt. Hope Hwy., Charlotte.
Fennville -- Allegan County
Peaches, u-pick and picked. Apples, 15 varieties, u-pick and picked. U-pick pumpkins.
Open: starting August 5th to end of October
Directions: 1/4 mi. E of Fennville Hwy., M-89 & 55th st. N.
Dietrich's Harvest Basket
Casnovia -- Kent County
Dried flower & gift shop with new garden center. Asparagus, strawberries, u-pick sweet cherries in July, peaches, sweet corn, blueberries, sweet cider, apples, u-pick pumpkins, squash. Wagon rides, horse drawn, on weekends in Oct., weather permitting. Free petting zoo & picnic areas. Fall festival, bring camera.
Directions: Located 6 mi. NW of Sparta, W of M-46 (Apple Ave.) & M-37 junction.
Rothbury -- Oceana County
Asparagus, sweet and tart cherries, peaches, pears, plums, apples, sweet corn, and misc.
Open: : June-Oct., Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Directions:US-31 expressway to New Era Exit, E to Garfield Rd., Garfield Rd. E 1/4 mi. or 1 mi. W of New Era on Garfield Rd.
Fryear's Little Red Market
Grand Rapids -- Kent County
Apples, peaches, blueberries, beans, sweet corn, pickles, peppers, and other fruits & vegetables. U-pick tomatoes.
Open: : mid-July to Nov., Mon-Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. sun., Sept. & Oct. only, 12-5 p.m.
Directions: I-96 to Fruit Ridge Exit, N on Fruit Ridge to 8 Mile Rd.
Gary Crane Farm
Fennville -- Allegan County
Transparent apples, late. U-pick peaches, Red Haven, Glo Haven, Loring & Redskin. Start early aug.-late Sept. Plums & nectarines mid-Sept. thru third week of Oct. When ripe fruit is available for picking
Open: daily from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Directions: Located 1-1/2 mi. W of Fennville on the N side of M-89.
Belding -- Ionia County
Fresh picked sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, and several varieties of apples including Northern Spy.
Open: : Aug.-Oct. 15, 12-6 p.m., daily, subject to change depending on crop ripening.
Directions: Located 15 mi. E of Grand Rapids on M-44, at the corner of M-44 and Wabasis Ave. or 8 mi. W of Belding.
Hilton's Apple Acres
Caledonia -- Kent County
Apples, cider jams and jellies, maple syrup, bakery, gift loft-Christmas room, u-pick pumpkins, Christmas trees, wagon rides ( on weekends Oct. and Dec ), haunted barn, farm animals to pet and more.
Open: seasonal Aug.-Dec.; Aug., Sept. & Oct.- Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. & Dec.- Thurs.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Also Oct. & Dec., Sun. 1-5 p.m. Closed Christmas Eve for season.
US-131 expressway to the Caledonia, 100th St. Exit #72. Take 100th St. E 2-1/4 mi. to Kalamazoo Ave., then S 1 mi. to 108th St., then E 3/4 mi. to farm or W off M-37 on 108th St. (1 mi. s of Caledonia ) 4-1/4 mi. to farm.
Joe Gavin Orchards
Coopersville -- Ottawa County
U-pick sweet cherries early July. Already picked apples, squash, gourds, Indian corn, pumpkins and sweet cider.
Open: seven days a week, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept.-Nov.
I-96 W to Exit 19 (48th Ave.) halfway between Grand Rapids & Muskegon, 1/2 mi. N, 1 mi. E, 3/4 mi. N (40th Ave.) follow signs.
Greenville -- Montcalm County
U-pick on 25 varieties apples & pumpkins. Farm market has cider, donuts, caramel apples & other produce. Offering horse-drawn orchard rides, pony rides, petting zoo, straw pile fun, mazes kids activities, musical groups. Activity fees apply.
Open: July-Oct., Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 12-6 p.m.
2 mi. W of Greenville on Hwy. M-57
Moelker Orchards & Farm Market
O-9265 Kenowa Ave SW
Grand Rapids MI 49544
Open: August-October: Monday-Saturday 8 am - 6 pm November-January: Monday-Saturday 8 am - 5 pm
Directions: West of Wilson Ave (M-11) between Grandville and Standale
Description: A family farm serving you with Quality fruit since 1907. We grow apples,
peaches, pears, plums and cherries. Our Farm Market also carries fresh
cider, jams and jellies, fruit butters, syrups and baking mixes, along
with pumpkins, squash, gourds and cornstalks for fall decorating.
Apple varieties: Lodi, Paulared, Gingergold, Wealthy, Graham Spy, McIntosh,
Honeycrisp, Gala, Cortland, Empire, Jonagold, Jonathon, Red Delicious,
Golden Delicious, Idared, Northern Spy, Rome, Mutsu, and Granny Smith.
visit the Moelker Orchards website
Orchard Hill Farm
Lowell -- Kent County
Apples, Angus beef cattle, cherries, peaches, pumpkins, sweet corn, demonstration bee hive, maple syrup display, maze, spook house for children, farm animals, bakery, cedar products, wagon rides on select weekends, children's activities and entertainment, birthday parties and corporate picnics.
Open: daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
5 mi. E of Village of Cascade or take M-50 Exit off I-96, N 1/4 mi. to Cascade Rd., then W 2-1/2 mi. to farm.
Paulson's Pumpkin Patch
Belding -- Ionia County
Strawberries, sweet corn, musk melons, watermelons, tomatoes, apples, grapes, squash, pumpkins. Indian corn, and other fruits & vegetables in season. Free wagon rides through orchard and pumpkin patch.
Open: seven days a week, Aug.-Oct., 9 a.m.-dark.
3 mi. W of Belding on M-44 or 20 mi. NE of Grand Rapids on M-44.
Pierson's Farm Market
Orleans -- Ionia County
Fruits and vegetables, homemade fruit jams and crafts, homemade scratch pies (our fruit). Open: July 1 with our red raspberries. In-season canning peaches and tomatoes. Our own fresh pressed apple cider, all natural. Fall time favorites, apples, squash & pumpkins.
Open: July 1, daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., except Sun. 12-6 p.m.
5-1/2 mi. N of Ionia on M-66
Ramey's Farm Market
New Era -- Oceana County
New market, bakery & gift shop. Our own strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, melons, peppers, squash, pumpkins & more. Locally grown cherries, peaches and apples. Also available: cider, caramel apples, jams, honey and maple syrup. U-pick strawberries, raspberries, pumpkins, vegetables (in season). Fall: school tours, corn maze, straw tunnel and yard displays.
Open: June-Sept., Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct., seven days a week, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Call for u-pick hours.
Located between Rothbury & New Era. Business 31 (Ocean Dr.) to Cleveland Rd. Go E to 90th Ave. and turn left, 1/2 mi.
Hart -- Oceana County
We are a family farm known for high quality sweet corn, sweet and tart cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, blueberries, tomatoes, pumpkins and a large varietal selection of apples. We seek to honor Jesus Christ through our operation.
Open: July-Oct., Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sun.
Located 1 mi. E of US-31 (Hart Exit). 30 mi. N of Muskegon or 20 mi. S of Ludington.
Robinette's Apple Haus and Gift Barn
Grand Rapids -- Kent County
Apples, cider, peaches, cherries, bakery, lunches, gifts and fine collectibles, horse drawn hayrides in Fall, mountain bike trails, x-country ski rentals. Year around Christmas shop.
Open: all year. Apple Haus, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., except Labor Day thru Christmas, 1-5 p.m. Gift Barn, daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., except Labor Day thru Christmas, 1-5 p.m.
4 mi. N of I-96 at 4 Mile Rd., NE, Grand Rapids.
Roossinck Fruit Storage
Fremont -- Newaygo County
Late Aug. peaches, Sept. pears, Sept.-May apples, Oct.-Dec. apple cider.
Open: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m.-noon.
3/4 mi. E of M-120 toward Fremont Airport on 60th St., or 1-1/2 mi. W of Fremont Airport.
Steffens Orchard Market
4344 13 Mile Rd.
Sparta, MI 49544
Phone: (616) 887-2404
Open: August 1 - November 15. 10 to 6 p.m., Monday- Saturday; 12 to 6 on Sunday
Directions: The market is located 2.3 miles west of M 37 and Sparta Village on 13 Mile Rd
Description: We have many varieties of apples including Honey Crisp, Gala and Spy. We have already picked or U-pick from August 15 to ? depending on the varieties We also have sweet corn, blueberries and peaches in season, cider, caramel apples, fresh and frozen pies, jams and jellies and many other items. Come and enjoy a wonderful view and beautiful orchards.
Apples: Ginger Gold, Gala, Spy, Jonathan, Jonagolds, Red & Yellow Delicious, Paulared, MacIntosh, Fugi, Empire, Honey Crisp
Description: Our family has been farming in this location since 1919. Our emphasis is on our fruit, not a lot of other things; fresh apples, peaches, pears, plums, nectarines, sweet cherries and apricots in season, along with honey, jams and syrups, gift boxes , U-pick sweet cherries and pumpkin patch.
Open: Summer and fall, Mon.-Sat. 8 am-6 pm. Winter hours Mon. and Fri. 8 am-6 pm; Sat., 9 am-5 pm