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Calling Coll! Where was that orchard?

roxlet Aug 16, 2012 04:35 PM

Coll mentioned a peach orchard on the North Fork a while back, and I can no longer find it. I would be very interested to try it as an alternative to Wickhams. Could you post the name and the location, please?

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    Scott_R RE: roxlet Aug 16, 2012 04:50 PM

    I presume it's Davis Peach farm:
    http://davispeachfarm.com/wp/

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      EM23 RE: Scott_R Aug 16, 2012 05:40 PM

      It is. Here is Coll's post: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8607...

    2. roxlet RE: roxlet Aug 16, 2012 05:54 PM

      Thank you both, but sadly, it is not going to be convenient for our trip :(. I thought it was in Mattituck somehow...

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        MacTAC RE: roxlet Aug 16, 2012 08:36 PM

        Woodside Farms orchard is on Manor Lane in Jamesport, about 4 miles & 8 minutes west of Love Lane Kitchen in Mattituck. They also have a roadside stand on 25 in Aquebogue...

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          Scott_R RE: MacTAC Aug 17, 2012 10:23 AM

          Aren't they apple-only, opening in September? I passed them by last week and they looked closed.

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            MacTAC RE: Scott_R Aug 17, 2012 10:38 AM

            The stand on 25 is usually open in apple season. I believe Manor Lane is open for peaches but I haven't been there yet this year.

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            roxlet RE: MacTAC Aug 17, 2012 11:57 AM

            I have gotten apples from them in the past, and was disappointed...

        2. coll RE: roxlet Aug 17, 2012 12:38 PM

          Sorry I missed this! Yeah Davis, I was there yesterday. Got a load of sugar plums and a bigger load of peaches; I just found the best recipe for Peach Amaretto jam and that may be my main Christmas presents this year, the way things are going. But they don't have much beyond the stone fruits, unlike previous years.

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            roxlet RE: coll Aug 17, 2012 12:51 PM

            And are the peaches wonderful? How far west of , say, Briermere are they?

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              coll RE: roxlet Aug 17, 2012 01:12 PM

              They are basically in Wading River. Off Sound Ave, I'd say 15 minutes before Briermere (you have to make a left turn at the light for Wildwood State Park). Yes their peaches are the best, despite the old fashoned site. I go out of my way, if you can call it that!

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