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Apple Picking at Dressel Farms on September 10th

Join NYC Cornellians on a perfect day trip to Cornellian-owned Dressel Farms in New Paltz in the Hudson Valley. Upon arriving at the orchard, we'll be greeted with sweet cider and cider donuts, learn about the orchard and its operation from one of the Dressel family Cornell alumni, and then we'll explore the farm with its beautiful view of the Shawangunk mountains. Enjoy hay rides, pickapples (1/2 peck of apples included per person over 12), and eat a farm-fresh buffet lunch* (included) catered by Cornell alumna Molly Crist. 

It's sure to be a beautiful day on the farm!


Note: You can take a chartered bus from NYC (leaving at 10 a.m. from Bryant Park in Manhattan and returning around 5 p.m.) OR drive separately to arrive at the farm around 12 p.m. and finishing the day around 3 p.m.). 

*On the lunch buffet: quinoa summer vegetable salad, corn-black bean-red pepper-avocado salad with chipotle vinaigrette, local greens with honey mustard vinaigrette, sliced tomatoes with goat cheese almond balls, grilled chicken, and rounded off with mint iced tea. Also available (optionally and paid separately): hard cider tastings, more cider donuts, produce at the farmstand, and desserts from the ice cream stand. 

Date: Sunday, September 10th

Location: Dressel Farms

Time: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (excludes travel time)

Cost: Registration includes 1/2 Peck of self-picked Apples (per person over 12 years old), farm-fresh buffet lunch, cup of apple cider, and cider donut

Questions? Victoria Bredt at