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Bilpin Springs Orchard

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Saturday and Sunday from February until Queens Birthday providing there is fruit to pick! Please ring 02 4567 1294 for recorded details or, better still, check our our website first!

Open now for 2020 until mid-June. Please check at Bilpinspringsorchard.com.au for opening times!

Bilpin Springs Orchard traditionally sent stonefruit and apples to Flemington Markets. The transition to a purely “Pick Your Own” orchard began 1990 by replanting 12 acres with many blocks of just 100 trees, enabling us to offer you a wide variety of deciduous fruits from late January to June.

These include apples, pears, nashi and quinces; Peaches,plums, persimmon, figs and citrus; and more recently, blueberries.

For updated information on when you can pick fruit, visit our website www.bilpinspringsorchard.com.au or ring the information line 02 4567 1294 before visiting.



Glenbernie Orchard

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Open 7 Days 10am - 4.30pm

Glenbernie Orchard

Glenbernie Orchard is located within the beautiful Illawarra mountain escarpment, approximately 30kms north of Wollongong in NSW. The new Dharrawal National Park created in 2012 is the farm's closest neighbour.

Ted and Ellen Fahey began the farm in 1939 making a living from selling their home grown eggs and vegetables.

Their son Edward Fahey (Ted Jnr) planted the first apple tree in 1952. Ted Jnr continued to grow the business assisted by his wife Ruth. The family purchased additional land in the 1980's bringing the total possible planting area to around 100 acres. The land is very fertile with a climate suited to growing a variety of fruit and vegetables. Ted and Ruth’s eldest son, Glenn, now manages the farm producing apples, peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots and persimmons.

The farm’s retail shop, the ‘Apple Shack’ is located on the farm. You can visit the farm to buy fresh fruit and seasonal produce,Apple cider, apple cider vinegar, jams, preserves and honey 7 days a week.

Apples are sold year round including varieties such as Royal Gala, Jonathan, Red Delicious, Fuji, Granny Smith and Pink Lady.

Peaches, nectarines and other stone fruits are available from November to February.

Persimmons are not available this year.

Please ring Jo-Anne on 0407 921 709 for enquiries or group bookings


Canoelands Orchard

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Open 9:00am to 5PM daily. Please head to the shop on arrival to pay your entry. Bookings are only required for groups of 20+ people

Here at Canoelands orchard we are aiming to give the public the opportunity to buy direct from the farmer.

We Harvest tomatoes March April May June and July

Stone fruit PYO is all of November, December and early January so we will remain open 7 days during all harvests.

We have, honey, jam and chutney all year round and we offer school excursions and tours all year on bee keeping, farm practices and sustainable farming. We offer function bookings and hosted birthday parties.

Our main produce is nectarines but we also grow plums and peaches.

We currently offer pick your own blueberries, nectarines, plums, peaches and tomatoes.
Citrus from 2019, persimmon from 2019, apples from 2020.

We will let you know as each type of Fruit comes into season, so keep in touch. We start with peaches and nectarines late October, we will have plums around the 20th of November. They are yellow flesh candy plums and our Lewis blood plums come in over Christmas/new year. Please keep up to date as the weather will cause variations in timing.

We will also offer farm tours so you can see how it all happens.

We want you to come and experience the aroma of the fruit and enjoy the background of where it comes from.

We have a stall on the property where we sell our fresh produce and our own honey, jams and chutney. We also have a cafe for lunch and coffee, icecreams and drinks also available. Come and relax, bring a picnic along if you like. If you're looking for a beautiful farm and orchard venue for your wedding or other celebration event, then come and see our farm.

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Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers' and Fine Food Market: Castle Hill

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Starts at 8am and finishes 12 noon.

Runs the Second Saturday and Fourth Saturday of Every Month, except January.

This is a seasonal market and the produce advertised will only be available in season.

The Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers' and Fine Food Markets are just what the doctor ordered. An abundance of fresh produce to tempt the taste buds of most hunters and gathers.

Let's begin our journey by succumbing to the tantalizing aroma of freshly ground coffee beans brewing away in the crispy early morning air of the showgrounds. As you sip your coffee you will drawn by the perfumes of the many freshly cut blooms as the flower stalls arrange a vast array of colours and species to suit all occasions.

As you do the rounds it's hard not to be drawn to the amazing variety of fresh herbs and spices available. The crispy baby rockets, extra virgin olive oils, sun dried tomatoes and amazing array of olives and fresh basil.

Willowbrae cheesemaker Karen Borg uses a traditional French farmhouse method to produce a variety of goats cheese sold at the markets by her husband David.

Crunchy sourdough breads, traditional pasta's even the staple family meals like bangers and mash can be accommodated.

The fantastic array of gourmet European sausages and the variety of old fashioned Irish spuds will turn a staple Aussie meal into a Chef's delight !

Enjoy browsing through the stalls of fresh fruit and veges, freshly picked berries, crunchy greens, vine ripened tomatoes, stone fruit and our famous Bilpin apples - even an apple pie or two !

Our markets promote the importance of fresh seasonal produce, sustainable local agriculture, showcasing small business and introduce our many visitors to the wonders of our Region, The Hawkesbury.


Shields Orchard

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Open from February through May for Pick Your Own apples
Check our website for latest information. We encourage visitors to contact us before coming.

Open May 30 th & 31st for shed sales & limited PYO. Plenty of ripe, sweet Granny Smiths. Book before the day and set a time. Self serve at the shed 7 days a week.
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Established in 1955, the Shields Family has grown and sold fruit from the packing shed ever since.

We are open for Pick Your Own apples from early February to mid May while fruit is available.
We do not have Pick Your Own peaches. Some peaches available for shed sales during January . Please call before coming.
We sell tree ripened peaches and apples grown on our own orchard.

We have 5 peach varieties and at least 14 apple varieties, some in limited supply.

Pick your own apples are available from February to May.

As there is always some seasonal variation in when varieties are at their best. Please call to find out what's on.

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Pine Crest Orchard

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Open Friday to Sunday 9-5. Click through to our website for more information.

The first apples start in mid January.


Apples: Jan (26th) to May 12th
Peaches / Plums Dec 26th to Feb
Nashi and European Pears from Feb.
Persimmon and Qunices

We also sell homemade Jams including Apricot, nectarine and traditional Plum Jam. The Shed also stocks local honey and nuts (when in season).
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TNT Produce

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We are open 23th and 24th May and every weekend till end of June 2020 with PINK LADY Apples for PYO and Persimmons for sale in the shed. Open 10-4. No Efptos available

We are a family run business that is third generation apple farmers. My Husband and I have been farming for over 39 years. Our two sons have come into the business and are eager to bring new and fresh ideas to our business. Our farm is nestled in the heart of Bilpin, we are one of the biggest Orchards in Bilpin with thousands of trees to pick from and we take pride in our fruit and only grow quality apples and persimmons.

We are situated in a quiet and tranquil street so you can get a real feel for the country lifestyle without all the noise of the city.

We send most of our fruit to Flemington Markets but would like the public to have the opportunity to taste a crunchy tasty fresh apple straight off the tree.

We now run The Pines Orchard Cafe 2070 Bells Line of Road Bilpin where you can buy hot food, Delicious Home Made Apple Pies, scones and slices, Bilpin apple juice and apple cider, fruit, jams, honey and plenty more goodies.
Take away only!

Please NO phone calls, send a text message or email if needing further assistance and we will get back to you ASAP.

Contact Nadia 0410 676 152 please no calls all information is listed above
Chris 0450 515 096


Cedar Creek Orchard

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Open for Shed Sales of Apple Juice, Apple Cider, and fruit (when in season) & local honey - Mon- Fri 8.30 to 4.30. Closed weekends, throughout Winter & Spring. See our website for other details.

We take our produce to Warwick Farm Trackside Markets every Saturday from November to beginning of July.

Unfortunately we have decided to finish our Pick Your Own for the Persimmon Season. Our fruit is small, due to a crop failure, but still available for shed sales Mon-Fri 8.30 - 4.30, & Saturdays May 23rd & 30th 9am - 1pm.

Nestled in the hills just outside of the country town of Picton, is the family owned and run “Cedar Creek Orchard” which was purchased in 1937 and now has its 4th generation helping to run the family farm.

The Silm family began planting apple trees here in 1941 after Mr. Silm (Snr.) and young Ron Silm found that apples were good feed for the poultry they were breeding. For many years, only apples, of different varieties, were grown.

The orchard began to diversify into stonefruit in the 1980’s, when Ron’s two sons (Michael & Mark) joined the business, and the season was further extended during the 1990’s with plantings of Persimmons.

Today, the orchard is run by Mark & Lynelle Silm, and their eldest son, Damien (4th generation). Sadly, Mark's parents both passed away in 2015. It has approximately 23,000 trees – the produce of which is sold mostly on the domestic market, as well as local Produce Markets, from the shed door & seasonal Pick Your Own days.

Shed sales, directly to the public, begin in November with nectarines, (yellow & white) then peaches, (white only) available through to the end of January.
This is followed by apples from end of Jan to May, and then finally persimmons from April to June.

The varieties of persimmons we have are Makawa Jiro & Fuyu, which are new, non-astringent types – i.e. can be eaten when still hard, just like an apple. It’s quite a sweet fruit, and is extremely popular amongst the Asian population.

We are especially proud, also, of our “Cedar Creek Black Label Apple Juice” which is a pure 100% apple juice with no preservatives, no sugar and no added water. The apples are crushed right here on our farm and the bottling is also done in our own bottling plant on the farm.

We have been making apple juice for over 30 years, and have developed this unique, exceptionally tasting apple juice, which is made all year round. People always comment “it actually tastes like apples”.

Shed sales of:
Nectarines/Peaches (mid-Nov-Jan),
Apples (Feb-June)
Persimmons (April-June)

Plus quality apple juice made on site, all year round.


Saliba Fruits

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Normally Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 7.30pm to 4pm
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Saliba Fruits are growers, packers and distributors of quality apples.

For over 40 years this family owned and run business has produced some of Australia’s finest quality produce from the Bilpin district. Check out their home made apple jams, Bilpin Apple Juice, Hillbilly Apple Cider (Non-Alcoholic) made from Saliba Apples, Wirraninna Ridge Apple Cider Vinegar and Bilpin Bush Honey.


Harvest Farms

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Trading as Harvest Farms. Call at any time.

Become part of our CSA family. Your funding will allow our farm to provide nutrient-dense, ethically-grown food for our community. Your membership means you will be able to pick up fresh produce every fortnight from one of our pickup points around the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury and Parramatta areas.