in the fall?
The best time to go apple picking is in August, September and October. The apples are just starting to ripen around this time of year so the taste is at its peak. You can pick them unpeeled or you can purchase them ready-to-eat from local farms to bring home for baking and cooking. If you’re looking for a fun activity with your family during this season, check out our list of places where you can enjoy an apple pie made by someone who knows how to do it right!
How does one harvest grapes? What do they look like? Can I eat raw grapes if I want to avoid pesticides? Are there any varieties that are better than others (i.e., red vs green)? Does it matter which variety; i.e., Willamette Valley Pinot Noir vs New York State Zinfandel, etc.?
You don’t have to peel off all the skin on an apple before eating it – but here’s what you should know about harvesting grapes: You need heat treated gloves because crushing grape leaves will make your hands sweat; store bought gloves work fine but be careful not too break through the plastic part because then they won’t protect your hands as well once back inside their packages after being washed! Grapevines produce fruit that range in color from white/greenish yellow thru pink/red tinged purple depending on variety & soil conditions growing location plant age &