Nick McLean’s Guide to 5 Fruit Stands in the Wenatchee Valley
The fruit is ripening in North Central Washington. As you drive down Hwy 2 or Hwy 97 you will see the acers of beautiful orchards. Mostly growing pears, a few apples, peaches, cherries and apricots. Where can you get your taste buds on local fruit fresh from the branch?
5 Fresh Fruit Stands – Farmer Owned and Operated –in the Wenatchee Valley
Eagle Rock Fruit Stand
- Hwy 2 to near Cashmere
Stutzman Rand Fruit Stand
- Option to pick your own
- Easy Street between Wenatchee and Cashmere
Estes Fruit Stand
- Hwy 2 in Orondo
Feil Orchard Inc
- Hwy 2 in East Wenatchee
The Peach Man
- Cascade Ave in East Wenatchee
In July you can enjoy a variety of cherries, blueberries, apricots
In August enjoy peaches, nectarines
Fall has apples galore!!
Pears are considered a ‘winter fruit’ because they are picked green and then need to wait (90 days) for their sugars to drop. Eat when they are yellow or slightly soft at the top of the pear.