Retail Store Hours

Retail Store Hours:

August 31, 2019 through October 27, 2019 10AM -5PM

October 28, 2019 through November 27, 2019 10AM - 4 PM

Pick Your Own Hours:

The 2019 PYO season has begun and is available from 10AM-4PM 7 days a week.

Cash and check (over a $10 purchase) only

View season availability for fruit variety

Directions to the Farm

Pick Your Own

For the weekend of 10/12, the hill will be open for PYO. (our variety block will be open)

View season availability for fruit variety

Learn more about the fruit varieties on the Fruit Program's website

Research and Education
at Cold Spring Orchard

At Cold Spring Orchard, UMass scientists study ways to grow more tree fruit in less space, compare the ability of varieties of fruit to resist disease and insects, and search for ways to reduce the amount of potentially hazardous chemicals used in growing fruit.

Visit the UMass Fruit Program for more information

Publications related to best management practices, management guides, integrated pest management

Fruit related fact sheets

Check out our video on High Density Apple Orchards

Contact Information

Farm Telephone: 413-323-6647

Farm Manager: Shawn McIntire, email:

Orchard Administrator: Kristen Hanley, email:

Education Coordinators:
Julie Salva, email:
Janet Foy, email:

Donations Coordinator: Dawn Winkler, email: