T S Smith & Sons
Days/Hours of operation: Open April through December 24th. The store is open 7 days a week from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday, and 8 am to 5 pm on Sunday.
Tours: Guided lesson/tour available. Wagon tours of the farm can be scheduled. The cost is $100.00 for a 1-hour interactive experience. Groups of up to 30 people can be seated on the wagon. If available, a pavilion with picnic tables can be used to stage tours for larger groups. Our packing house was built in 1928 and is still in use. Apples are still washed and graded August through December. Reservations must be made to tour the facility. The cost is $2.50 per person and would include an apple. For any tour, call ahead to reserve time.
Programs: T.S. Smith & Sons is a working farm. You will see and learn how your fruits and vegetables are grown. May - learn about asparagus and strawberries. Pick your own strawberries are available. July/August - peaches, nectarines cantaloupes, and sweet corn are in season. Learn about their production and pick a tree-ripened peach. You-pick peaches and nectarines are available. August – October: Apples are in season. Gala and Honey crisp are ready in August followed by Jonagold, Fuji, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Black Twig and Stayman. Pick your own is available. Note: April – The average bloom date for peaches is April 5th to the 15th and apples April 15 to 25th. This is the time to take beautiful pictures of the orchards in bloom.
Ages/Grade levels: The guides will tailor their talk to the age/grade level of the guests.
Materials: A brochure providing a brief history of the farm, events and fruits and vegetables produced is available.