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No more rain in the forecast and another beautiful weekend heading our way. Everyone loves to spend their long weekend in the country. Where should you go apple picking Columbus Weekend? Hurds Family Farm is the best place to enjoy the fall festival. Weather pending it...

September 11, 2019

Sunny with warm breezes and plenty of school groups picking their day to come on an Apple Picking Field Trip! Our reservation specialist Deb has her phone on and is calculating cider donut quantities as we update this post. (Originally Posted August 29, 2018: The summe...

We can not contain our excitement!!

We are deep into planning our school year calendar and things are changing for the better. To start, we decided our little ones deserve a day all to themselves. If you are a nursery school, preschool, kindergarten,1st grade or special...

How do you take hours of raw video footage and choose the best 2 minutes to create an engaging video for prospective pick your own goers? Think about what activities are the most representative of the best apple picking in the Hudson Valley. Here are the ones our team...

No more rain in the forecast and another beautiful weekend heading our way. Everyone loves to spend their long weekend in the country. Where should you go apple picking Columbus Weekend? Hurds Family Farm is the best place to enjoy the fall festival. Weather pending it...

Today is hot, but this weekend should be high 60s and perfect for apple and pumpkin picking in the Hudson Valley. Add some excitement to your apple orchard trip with the Guinness Book of World Records. You can break a current record or create a category of your own. It...

The summer heat continues. Boy was it hot today! The guys are picking apples on the home farm and happy guests at the pick your own are bringing home bags of ripe juicy apples. Nothing is better than picking a NY apple and taking a big bite out of it, but how do you de...

A breezy day in the 70s feels like fall and the start of school. If only this humidity would take a hike. Break out the blender and whip up a tasty treat using your fresh picked apples and garden veggies. Don't let the green color fool you, if you close your eyes it wi...

The heat and humidity does not slow down our hard working MG Hurd employees, but a bit of rain may. We started picking apples this 2018 season! Well not all of them, our 1st two varieties, Jersey Macs & Ginger Golds. Each apple variety has its own unique ready to pick...

Finally a nice bit of rain for the corn, cucumbers and baby apples. Have some fun indoors! Get ready to come pick apples by making your own custom t-shirt. Be the apple of your new teachers eye when you wear it on the 1st day of school. This family friendly activity is...

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