Retail Store Hours

Retail Store Hours: 10-5, 7 days a week

Pick Your Own Hours: 10-3, weekends and holidays


Cash and check (over a $10 purchase) only

View season availability for fruit variety

Directions to the Farm

Pick Your Own

Pick Your Own for the weekend of October 30, 2021 will be available on the lower side of the hill.  Varieties that will be available for picking include: Macoun, Golden Delicious, Empire and a large test variety block that contains old and new varieties. PYO Hours are 10-3, weekends.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:

Assistant Farm Manager/ Orchard Administrator: Kristen Hanley, email:

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

Donations Coordinator: Dawn Winkler, email: