Poetry & Apple Picking: saturday, september 26th 2015
A beautiful trip up to Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm in Yorktown Heights, NY for apple picking, cold apple cider, hot cider doughnuts, and a some nourish-your-soul autumn poetry.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO DRIVE.
Free transportation to and from the farm. Tickets are limited to 4 people, unless we have another volunteer who will drive additional people. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to volunteer as an additional driver.
9am: Meetup at location in Astoria, NY.
10:15am: Arrive at Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm.
10:30am-12:30pm: Apple picking & poetry!
12:30pm: Lunch and doughnuts and apple cider.**
2pm: A visit to the country market at the farm.
2:30pm: Depart Wilkens Farm.
4pm: Arrive back in Astoria at subway station.
More information to follow when you reserve your ticket.
Apples are approximately $20 for a half-bushel. There is no requirement to buy any.
**The bakery at the farm has hot dogs, popcorn, hot or cold apple cider, coffee, water, fresh-made doughnuts, and other baked goods. If you do not wish to have a hot dog for lunch, please bring your own lunch.
~~This is a fruit orchard. There are bees. They will not bother you if you do not bother them but, if you are allergic to bees please come prepared with appropriate medical interventions. If you detest bees mightily, this may not be the trip for you. Participation in this trip is at your own risk.
There is no rain date for this event. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be cancelled and ticket holders will be notified by phone by 7am on the day of the event.
More information on the farm and what apples will be in season at http://wilkensfarm.com/
Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm (View)
1335 White Hill Road
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|