Covid-19 has Not Claimed One of the Sierra Regions Favorite Annual Events – restrictions are in place, but they are open
Camino, CA – As we enter into the busiest time of year, the Apple Hill Growers
look forward to welcoming visitors this harvest season. While this year will be different than
years past, guests will still be able to enjoy the same, freshly harvested fall fruits and
vegetables, mouth-watering baked goods and first-class wine. Grower farms continue to work
with county officials to maximize the health and safety of all guests and employees.
Farms and wineries are implementing protocols in accordance with California Industry
Guidance for COVID-19 operations. There are a few tips that every visitor should know while
planning their visit.
- Masks are required. Guests and employees will be wearing them.
- Please consider keeping groups to household members only.
- Businesses have been configured to allow for appropriate social distancing in all areas,
- including additional sanitation measures.
- Businesses are implementing safe payment options.
- Some farms and wineries are taking reservations for visits and you-pick activities, so call
- ahead to be sure.
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Happy Labor Day Everyone! With the start of the season kicking off, make sure to come check out out our newest farm, @hiddenstar.applehill!! They are now open daily till 5 p.m. and till 9pm on Fridays for their Cider Sunsets! They’ve got 16 ciders on tap, amazing baked goods, great lunch options and much more! 📷: @mauricechaneyphotography #applehill #hiddenstarorchards #falliscoming —————————————————— *As always, we please ask everyone to read our COVID-19 public statement and press release before visiting any of our farms this year. We want to have another magical season more than anything but staying safe, responsible, and respectful is going to be crucial for all of us so that we can get through this season successfully.* ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Please click on the link in our bio for our full Covid statement and press release. 🙏🍎
“Visiting our farms is a tradition for many families and we’re dedicated to making sure everyone feels safe while enjoying all that our farms and wineries have to offer,” said Chris Delfino of Delfino Farms and president of the Apple Hill Growers Association. “We want guests to know that we are doing everything we can to make sure they have a fun and memorable experience
On the busiest weekends in October there may be additional distancing measures in place. It’s
always a good reminder that most Apple Hill farms open around Labor Day and are open well
into November so you can visit throughout the season and avoid peak visiting times on October
weekends. Weekdays are also an ideal time to enjoy our fall fruits including apples and
pumpkins, pies, apple cider and wine.
As you make your plans to visit, we recommend that you check member websites, social media,
or call ahead for any last-minute details to ensure a fun and successful experience. For more
information visit www.applehill.com and follow us on Instagram and Facebook at
“Our member farms look forward to welcoming you during Harvest Season 2020,” Delfino said.
Reminder for visitors coming from the East Echo summit is scheduled to have one way traffic starting Sept. 13 and Full closure Sept 18 – Oct 2nd.