One of my fondest memories from growing up is picking apples from my grandparents’ orchard. Nothing compares to eating an apple literally three seconds after picking it from the tree! While none of the farms listed here offer u-pick fruit, you won’t find anything fresher in a grocery store! Here’s your guide to apple orchards in the Birmingham area.
Mountain View Orchards
16045 County Road 29
Jemison, AL 35085
Mountain View Orchards is located in Jemison, about 45 minutes south of Birmingham. As of this blog post, Mountain View Orchards offers Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apples, in addition to peaches and other products. A box of fruit is $35. They are open from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. They are closed on Sundays and Mondays. Check out their Facebook page!
Allman Farms & Orchards
6866 County Highway 29
Oneonta, AL 35121
Allman Farms & Orchards is located in Oneonta, about 45 minutes northeast of Birmingham. This is a multi-generational farm that offers many other products aside from apples. They are open Wednesday though Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They also have an online store! Their Facebook page is here.
1695 County Road 1141
Cullman, AL 35057
Steele Orchard is located in Cullman, about 45 minutes north of Birmingham. As of this blog post, Steele Orchard has Mutsu, Honey Crisp, Golden Supreme, Arlet, Gala, and Mollie Delicious apples in their store. In addition to apples, they have several other kinds of produce and various other products in their store. Their hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and they’re open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Don’t forget to check out their Facebook page!
Have you gone to any of these farms? Let us know in the comments! For more fun fall farms, check out our guide to area pumpkin patches!