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RETAIL STORE:

39126 Highway 133

Hotchkiss, CO  81419

PRODUCTION FACILITY:

386 High Street

Hotchkiss, CO  81419

ORCHARD, CAFE, TAP ROOM: 970-527-1110

MANUFACTURING MAIN OFFICE: 970-872-3065

E-MAIL: info@bigbs.com

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Orchard U-pick

As of 10/28 we have a few apples for u-pick. We also have a variety of bins available to choose from, including pears.

*Please note: Delicious Orchards offers u-pick only on the varieties marked with asterisks. We may have other varieties of fruits and vegetables available in our store from local producers in different micro-climates. 

*Seasonal weather affects the availability of fruits and vegetables.

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Actual dates may vary by as much as two weeks due to weather conditions, geographical location of the farm, and other factors. It is always advisable to call a farm earlier than the expected beginning of a season to verify on the status of the product you are interested in.

​Colorado Produce Availability

FRUITS    

Apples: July, September - October, November

**Apricots: late July, August, mid-September

Blackberries: early July, mid-July to mid August, August

**Cherries: early June, mid-June to mid July, late July

**Grapes: August, September, October

**Peaches, Nectarines: June, July - August, late August

**Pears: August, September, October

**Plums and plouts: July, August, late August

**Raspberries: July, July - September, October

Strawberries: May 20, June 10 to June 30, early July - everbearing varieties may continue until frost, usually at a lower rate of production

VEGETABLES   

Asparagus: April, late April - early June, June

Beets: July, August, October

Broccoli: early June, late June - July, August

Cabbage: June, July - August, October

Carrots: August, September, October, November

Cauliflower: early June, late June - July, August

**Cucumbers, May, June - September, October

**Eggplant: Early July, mid July - September, October

**Garlic: July, August, September

Green beans: July, August, September

**Kale: July, September and October, November

Lettuce, greens: March, April - July, September

**Melons: mid-August, September, October

Onions: April, May - October, November

Peas: late April, May - early July, late July

**Peppers: early July, late July - September, October

Potatoes: April, May - October, November

Pumpkins: September, October, October

Rhubarb: late June, July, late July

Snap Beans: May, June - September, October

**Squash (summer): June, July to September, October

**Squash (winter): August, September, October

Sweet Corn: late June, July - September, October

**Tomatoes: May, June - September, October

Watermelons: August, September, October

 

NOTES

Common Colorado Cherry Varieties Harvest Schedule    

Benton - early June, Mid-season,  large sweet cherry with excellent firmness and flavor.

Black Pearl - early June,  large, firm, with excellent flavor, stores very well.

Rainier - mid June,  golden sweet cherry with red streaks.

Common Colorado Peach and Nectarine Varieties
Typical order of Ripening and Harvest Schedule

Variety: Stone, Typical harvest start date, Typical harvest end date

Early Red Haven: Semi-clingstone, July 15, July  25

Redgold (Nectarine): Semi-clingstone, July 15, July 30

Rising Star: Semi-clingstone, July 20, Aug 5

Red Haven:  Semi-clingstone, July 20, Aug 5

Blazing Star: Freestone, July 25, Aug 10

Red Globe: Freestone, Aug 10, Aug 20

Angelus: Freestone, Aug 10, Aug 20

Contender: Freestone, Aug 20, Aug 30

O'Henry: Freestone, Sept 5, Sept 15