It’s Apple Picking Time!

It's Apple Picking Time!It is the perfect time of year for a drive up to Sonoma County for apple picking. Here is our list of some great spots for U-Pick apples.

Apple-A-Day Ratzlaff Ranch, Sebastopol
This family-run farm in Sebastopol grows apples and pears and makes apple juice. U-pick of Golden Delicious and Roman Beauties is offered in September and October. Visit website for
13128 Occidental Road, Sebastopol

Casari Ranch, Sonoma Coast
This coastal ranch specializes in guided equine experiences, organic wool bedding and home goods, farm retreats, tours, and u-pick apple picking by appointment in their heirloom apple orchard.
Open 11 AM to 4 PM by appointment.
Email to make a reservation and for directions.

Chileno Valley Ranch, Petaluma
Mike and Sally Gale bought this Petaluma ranch in 1993 and have since planted 400 apple trees. They welcome apple pickers from September 5 by appointment. Guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Honey, lavender, and baked goods will be available to purchase.
$10 entry fee per family
5105 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma, 707-765-6664

Earthseed Farm, Sebastopol
This 14-acre solar-powered organic farm and orchard in Sebastopol is operated in accordance with Afro-Indigenous permaculture principles. It welcomes berry and fruit pickers by appointment only. The entry fee helps support the farm and fruit is paid for by the pound. Plums, pluots, blackberries, and apples are currently available.
$25 entry fee
Select Saturdays from 10 AM to 5 PM
3175 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, 707-829-0617

Happy Apples Farm, Healdsburg
This small organic family farm grows zinfandel and more than 20 different types of apples. Open for u-pick apple picking by appointment through October 30. Varieties include Red Gravenstein, Surprise, Sparkle, Pink Permains, Mac Mystery, Courtlands, Crispin, Cox’s Orange Pippin, Winter Banana, and Romes.
8605 Westside Road, Healdsburg, 707-331-9506

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