Do you know that New York is the second-largest apple producing state in the country according to the USDA? Of the top apple growing counties, Ulster ranks second! Looking to get out and pick your own this month and enjoy all of the region’s best autumn activities? Check out these Pure Catskills member orchards: Hurds Family Farm, Prospect Hill Orchards, Middlefield Orchard, Sunnycrest Orchard or Kelder’s Farm where you can enjoy local cider, homemade donuts and so much more! Click here for other U-pick options! Hard cider can be purchased from Awestruck Ciders, Wayside Cider or Westwind Orchard.