Looking for some family fun? Summer and early Fall are a great time to visit the farms of the Apple Hill Growers. Several farms are offering interactive U-Pick experiences for their seasonal crops, which can make for a fun outing just before the big apple season arrives at the end of summer.

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Summer Harvest Days in Apple Hill arrive this week, July 29 & 30 and continue Aug. 5-6. These special dates will shine a spotlight on various stone fruits, juicy berries, healthy veggies, scrumptious baked goods and jams, plus the area’s best wines and hard cider.

Many Apple Hill area farms offer special items and fun experiences for the whole family in the weeks ahead. Here is a few you might want to check out.

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24 Carrot Farm: The summer bounty includes vegetables, stone fruits and berries. Enjoy U-pick strawberries, blackberries and flowers.

Bluestone Meadow Farm: Stock up on luscious lavender products like soap and lotions in the gift shop.

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Boeger Winery: Enjoy wine serving flights, glasses and bottles in the tasting room, inside the cozy historical cellar or on the picnic grounds, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Delfino Farms & Edio Vineyards: Joan’s Apple Bakery is selling peach desserts made with fruit from fellow grower GoldBud Farms. Edio Vineyards is open for wine tasting.

Fenton Herriot Vineyards: The winery serves flights, glasses and bottles in its picnic area.

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Goldbud Farms:Opening this month, the farmstand is stocked with ripe stone fruit, including peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots. Buy 5 pounds of fruit and get it for the price of 4 these weekends.

Harris Family Farm: Pick your own flowers, marionberries and blackberries and enjoy live music and a marketplace of local vendors. The bake shop will be open with summer fruit delights plus lavender lemonade and apple cider slushies. Don’t miss live music, noon to 3 p.m.

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Hidden Star Camino: Cool down in the Cider Barn with 24 hard ciders on tap, including six new summer inspired flavors.

Jack Russell Farm & Brewery: Enjoy handcrafted ales, ciders and wines, including seasonal Blueberry Ale, Peach Pilsner and Peach Mead. Complement your visit with U-pick blueberries.

Lava Cap Winery: The tasting room and mountain gardens are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Madroña Vineyards: Pair a summer fruit dessert with Fiore, the winery’s white muscat with hints of peach and apricot. The tasting room is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

Pine-O-Mine Ranch: The ranch serves barbecue fare, donuts, peach and apple cider shakes, hard cider, beer and more.

Rucksack Cellars: Taste wines that exhibit the depth and diversity of the Sierra foothills while enjoying the scenic canyon view.

Wofford Acres Vineyards: Come for the wines, stay for the view. Purchase a bottle and your flight is on the house. Reservations are recommended.

For more information about the Apple Hill Growers visit applehill.com and follow @applehillofficial on Facebook and Instagram for up-to-the-minute news.

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