U-pick apples ready this weekend at WSU orchard

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

tukey-applesPULLMAN, Wash. – The season’s first U-pick apple sale at the Washington State University Tukey Orchard will be noon-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.

Golden Delicious apples are ready; the cost is 75 cents per pound. Red Delicious and Rome apples will become available at the Friday-Saturday U-pick sale as the season progresses.

Already-picked fruit will also be available for sale this weekend, including plums, pears and other apple varieties.

Tukey Orchard is located near the junction of Terre View Drive and Airport Road on the east side of the WSU Pullman campus. Please note that the orchard and the Eggert Organic Farm are in nearby but different locations; the fall festival and pumpkin picking will be at the farm, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on Oct. 3.

For more information, visit http://horticulture.wsu.edu/orchard.


Scott Weybright, WSU CAHNRS communications, 509-335-2967, scott.weybright@wsu.edu