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Fall Apple Harvest Driving Tour

September 28th & 29th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We invite you to savour the sights, sounds and smells of the apple season on this special weekend.  7 locations to visit.  Bring your family & friends out for apple picking.  Let the kids enjoy our play area created with

Summer time

Summer time and the living is busy here at Archibald’s!  The big job right now is hand thinning the trees.  What’s hand thinning?  It’s going tree to tree, and manually picking off the surplus apples.  A tree can only support so many!  Ideally, we want a single apple every 6″

Step inside - Welcome from behind Archibald Antique Doors

Step Inside

We invite you to come Step Inside & meet the makers!  This is a one of a kind tour where farmers, beekeepers, millers, wine & cider makers will show you the behind the scenes operations.  Ever wonder how a heritage mill works?  Want to see how farmers rotate cattle in

Becky Bee Scout

No blossoms yet

Well… it’s the Victoria Day Weekend. We’ll be hosting our annual Honey Bee Orchard Blossom Walk on Saturday, May 18th with Farmer Fred & Billy Bumblebee.  Tours start at 10 a.m. with the last tour at 3 p.m. Local beekeepers, Petra & Martin will be here to share their knowledge

Blossom time with Fred

Honey Bee Orchard Walk

Make the connection between Bees & Blossoms! Want to see the orchard in bloom?  Join us on Saturday, May 18th for a narrated walk through the orchard with Farmer Fred & “Billy Bumblebee”.  Hear why it’s so important to have bees in the orchard during blossom time.  Be sure to

Hope peace

It’s a wrap!

We’re in the final stretch to Christmas!  Still working on your list?  We’re open 10 – 5 daily up until Christmas Eve when we close at 4 p.m.  We would love to help you get things wrapped up.  And just in case you haven’t heard, we are closed January &

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Christmas in Clarington Country

It’s finally here!  The Holiday Shopping Road Trip that will get you into the Christmas Spirit.  From Friday to Sunday, November 23 to 25 from 10 – 4, travel the country roads of Clarington & visit 9 great stops.  Each location has something special for this weekend. And just in

Market Christmas Tree

Christmas Tour

Now that the apple harvest is done, we’re thinking about the upcoming Holiday Season.  Our elves are busy designing baskets with lots of locally made goodies including toffee, chocolate bark, cookies, ginger & garlic honey. You’ll want to mark November 23rd to 25th on your calendar.  That’s the weekend of

Fred tasting Ambrosia

Last chance to pick

The 2018 harvest is almost over. Sunday, October 14th will be the last day for picking.  Varieties available are:  Ambrosia, Empire, Red Delicious, Ida Red & Cortland. We will continue to be open until Christmas Eve with hours of Tuesday to Sunday from 10 – 5.  Come visit us &

Hailey in the orchard

Apple events this weekend

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Apple Season!  And we have so many varieties available this weekend – September 29th & 30th. Never picked apples here before?  It’s really easy!  You drive to the check in booth where you are given a sheet of paper with the