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We had a lovely time at Wightmans! The owners were so friendly and had just adopted 10 week old Bella puppy (she’s worth the trip alone)! There are so many orchard varietals of every apple imaginable and huge amounts left to choose from. It’s an...More
When fall comes to New York State our family starts planning which weekend we will go to Wightman's. I cannot see any reason to visit any other orchard.
Super-nice family business
A hundred variety of apples, from the well-known to the obscure
Supremely knowledgeable pomologist...More
Wightman's Fruit Farm is a labor of love, obsession, esthetics, and pomo-mania. It's creator and owner, John Wightman, knows virtually everything about his beloved fruit,and is delighted to impart it all to the visitors to his private vision of Eden--glorious trees of more than 100...More
Beautiful and well-organized orchard. The owners are very friendly, and happy to share their encyclopedic knowledge of apple varieties and history. They're keeping the heirlooms alive and producing fabulous apples!
Farmer John and his family are the most welcoming, brilliant and engaging farmer you will ever meet. A man who will share his passion and knowledge freely and happily. Honestly I’ve been all over America picking apples and I’ve never been blown away like this...More
John and Lori Wightman's orchard is a tidy and intimate operation in a lovely part of the state. John has 116 varieties of heirloom apples, including our favorite, the Cherrytown Special, a graft from George Griner's famous apple #2. The apples are delicious, and the...More
This place is located at the banks of catskills (pun intended!) in a beautiful valley. We visited this farm yesterday and it was a great experience, much beyond what we could have hoped for.
The farm has a incredible mix of different apple varieties. The...More