Pittsburgh September 16, 2018
These 6 Cider And Donut Mills Around Pittsburgh Will Put You In The Mood For Fall
Three cheers for fall! Sure, summer’s been a blast. But, now it’s time to turn to all the beauty and excitement of fall. Long drives and leisurely hikes to view the fall foliage. Opening the windows to let the fresh, crisp fall air in. And, the goodies. Oh, the goodies that come along with fall. Like freshly-pressed apple cider and donuts. Indulge in some of the area’s best apple cider and donuts at these six cider and donut mills near Pittsburgh.
1. Sally’s Cider Press, Harmony
Bring your own apples to Sally’s Cider Press. Or, watch as locally grown apples are pressed into delicious apple cider. The cozy cider mill sells freshly-pressed apple cider, apple butter, pumpkins, and an assortment of goodies. Visit Sally’s Cider Press, beginning September 13, on Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sally’s Cider Press is located at 497 Perry Highway, Harmony, PA 16037.
2. Soergel Orchards, Wexford
Sink your teeth into scrumptious Amish donuts then wash them down with freshly-pressed apple cider at Soergel Orchards. But, even better than apple cider in the fall? Soergel Orchards presses apple cider all year around. Add even more magic to your autumn with a visit to the orchards during its fall festival from September 22 to October 28, 2018. Stop by Soergel Orchards Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. or Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Soergel Orchards is located at 2573 Brandt School Rd., Wexford, PA 15090.
3. Trax Farms, Finleyville
Join generations of Pittsburghers who have made Trax Farms a part of their autumns since 1964. The sprawling farm, which hosts an annual fall festival, also features an apple cider press. Sip on samples of fresh apple cider then decide which flavors – traditional or apple cranberry, for example – to take home. Worried you’ll miss that apple cider when winter rolls around? Just put a few extra gallons into the freezer to save for winter. Visit Trax Farms Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Trax Farms is located at 528 Trax Rd., Finleyville, PA 15332.
4. Shenot Farm, Wexford
Hey, chocolate lovers! Love apple cider
and chocolate? Then, Shenot Farm belongs on your autumn to do list. Of course, you’ll want to stock up on the farm’s freshly-pressed cider. Then, stop by the Fudge Room, where you’ll discover homemade fudge in 50 fabulous flavors. Get your fill of apple cider and fudge at Shenot Farm, open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Shenot Farm is located at 3754 Wexford Run Rd., Wexford, PA 15090.
5. Godfrey Run Farm, Lake City
Just how far would you travel for a freshly-pressed apple cider
slushie? Godfrey Run Farm, just two hours from Pittsburgh, presses its own apple cider. And, at its farm market, you can stock up on freshly-pressed apple cider, fresh apples, and other goodies, like the apple cider slushie. Stop by the market at Godfrey Run Farm daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Godfrey Run Farm is located at 8958 W. Lake Rd., Lake City, PA 16423.
6. Barbers Orchard, Franklin
Barbers Orchard presses its own apple cider all autumn long. Of course, apple cider’s just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Stock up on all of your farm favorites, including freshly-picked apples, corn on the cob, and hanging plants. Barbers Orchard welcomes visitors Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Barbers Orchard is located at 3394 PA-417, Franklin, PA 16323.
Have you been to any of these cider and donut mills near Pittsburgh? Which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments. And, if you’re still filling your fall calendar,
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