Fruit Acres
Farm Market & U-Pick

Fresh Sweet Cherries, Peaches, & Apples Grown in Beautiful Southwest Michigan just minutes from Sandy Lake Michigan Beach

Call or Text Annette (the owner) at (269) 208-3591

E-mail fruitacres@iserv.net

Farm Market Address:

3452 Friday Road Coloma MI 49038

U-Pick Peach & Apple Address:

2789 Friday Road Coloma MI 49038

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A Note From Annette & Randy:

As of September 12, 2014 Every Saturday and Sunday through September you can pick sweet freestone peaches off the tree for $.99 per pound & Crisp Apples (except Honeycrisp $1.49 pound) you can pick off the tree for $.79 per pound. Available next Saturday & Sunday is Fayette peaches. Fayette peaches come off the pit easy, are Sweet & Juicy when they get soft, they are good for canning, Fayette Peachesfreezing, eating and baking. 9/20 & 9/21 we will have u-pick Autumnstar Peaches.

9/13 & 9/14 we have U-Pick Honeycrisp Apples for $1.49 per pound. Other U-Pick apples Gala & Ozark Gold (early golden delicous) Apples. I will not know until next Friday which of the apples will be ready to pick next weekend. I will list them on Facebook on Friday. You can buy Sweet Big Coralstar Peaches already picked at our farm market for $26.99 half bushel (without basket). Coralstar are great for Canning, freezing, eating and baking. There is about 25 pounds in a half bushel basket. We do give you a free bag for the peaches but if you want the basket it is an extra $3. You are welcome to bring your basket back from last year for you to use and take with you. If the peaches you buy are very hard, please just set them on the counter for 2-3 days until they are getting soft. Do not put them in a plastic or paper bag. Peach & Apple U-Pick is open ONLY Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4:30pm. The last hayride leaves for the orchard at 4:30. So you cannot go u-pic after 4:30. There is NO admission charge & we offer a FREE picnic area with playground & FREE hayrides to the orchard. We are NOT OPEN for U-Pick during the week. You can buy the peaches or apples already picked at our farm market everyday 9 to 7. We are 1 hour later than Chicago time.

At Fruit Acres Farm Market we are sellingsweet juicy freestone CoralstarOzark Gold Apples peaches now. Peaches already picked from our farm are $26.99 half bushel (about 25 pounds) plus $3 if you want the basket. Smaller amounts of peaches are also available. Next week we will have Star freestone (they come off the pit) Peaches. Now we also have cling (pit does not come out) Star 32 peaches. They are Delicious!!! But they do not come off the pit. 3 different kinds of Sweet Juicy Eating Plums from our farm ($4.99 quart). First of the season Sweet 100% Apple Cider ($3.99 half gallon). Apple season is finally starting with sweet Gala & Silken Apples & Early McIntosh Apples. Gala & Silken are great for eating, baking & applesauce. McIntosh is not good for baking because it is soft. This is all picked fresh from our own farm.

 

At Fruit Acres Farm Market we Local Bartlett Pears have Local sweet Peaches n Cream Sweet Corn (until about September 13), Last of the season Local Blueberries, Red Raspberries, We have lots of Local Red Ripe Tomatoes, Roma Tomatoes, Local Grape, & Cherry Berry Tomatoes, Fresh Cauliflower, Big Cabbage, Brussell Sprouts, Fresh Green & Yellow Beans, New Potatoes (red & yukon), Zucchini, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Pickles, Beets, Turnips, & Acorn Squash. Peppers include Green, Red, Yellow, Orange & Purple Peppers, Jalapeno, Cherry Bomb, Anaheim, Poblano, Roasting, Sweet Snacking, Roasting, Finger Hots, Cayenne, Hot or Sweet Banana Peppers.This is all from local farms within 20 miles of our farm market.

Gas in Michigan is currently $3.46 gallon.

Now for an update of the crops. Most varieties of Peaches, Plums and Apples have a good crop. We are excited about all the crops this year! We are very blessed to have as much fruit as we do this after the very very cold winter. There are many farms that are not as fortunate.

Turn Here when you see this sign!Fruit Acres Farm Market

 

 

Fruit Acres Farms

Fruit Acres Farms is a 230 acre fruit farm owned by the same family since 1846. The current owners, Randy and Annette, are the 5th generation to operate the orchard. We grow Big black Sweet Peach trees in bloomCherries, Sour Pie Cherries, and Crisp Juicy Flavorful Apples. Our specialty is Sweet, Juicy, Luscous Peaches fresh picked and sold for 10 weeks from Mid-July thru September. Check Harvest Times for this year's ripening schedule.

U-PICK

Fruit Acres has U-Pick Sweet Cherries ,Big Black Sweet CherriesSour Pie Cherries, Sweet Juicy Freestone Peaches, Cling Baby Gold Type Peaches, White Freestone Peaches, Crisp Juicy Apples and and of course pumpkins. Click on U-Pick for details. FREE Wagon rides and FREE picnic area with playground for a great family day.

Sweet & Sour Cherries

Peaches

Apples

FARM MARKET

A huge assortment of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables are Fruit Acres Farm Market in Fall Colorsavailable at our Farm Market located directly off offI-94 at Exit 39 in beautiful Southwest Michigan. Gourmet Jams, Jellies, Honey, Sauces and Pickles are available as well as Country Gifts, like Handmade Soaps and Candles. Fresh Sweet Apple Cider in the Fall. Free Fruit Samples everyday.

WHOLESALE FARM

Sweet and Sour Cherries, Freestone, white flesh Glowingstar Peachesand cling peaches, summer and fall apples are available in wholesale amounts (over 10 bushel) everyday at our farm just 1 mile from Fruit Acres Farm Market.

STELLAR PEACHES

We also have the Fruit Acres Stellar Peach Breeding Starfire Stellar PeachProgram. For the past 30 years we have been developing new varieties of freestone peaches especially suited for the commercial growers in the northern peach growing areas. They ripen from 18 days before Red Haven to 45 days after Red Haven. The 11 named varieties are selected on the basis of their Cold Hardiness, Great Flavor, Red Skin Color, Flesh Firmness, and Large Size.