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Apple Variety of the Week: Golden Delicious

The Golden Delicious apple is our featured apple for the next several weeks.  Beautiful to behold in the orchard setting, it is flavorful and juicy.  Quite a delight to pick and just as delightful to eat out of hand, the … Continue reading

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2017 Harvest is in full swing!

Harvest is in full swing.   Cooler overnight temperatures have given the apples a beautiful blush.  The next several weeks will be very busy with harvest and markets.  We enjoy meeting our regular customers and introducing ourselves to new ones at … Continue reading

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Eating v/s Cooking Applies

As I explain the characteristics of our apples at market, customers often ask what qualities differentiate an “eating” apple from a “cooking” apple.  First, it is important to keep in mind that any variety of apple can be cooked and any variety of apple … Continue reading

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Picking the First Apples!

Apple harvest has begun at the orchard!  This past week we have picked a small amount of Early Harvest and Lodi apples.  These two varieties are minimal in the orchard,  just one tree of Lodi and four trees of Early Harvest and … Continue reading

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Late August 2013 Update

August has come and gone with the peaches ripening, harvested and marketed.  As September unfolds apple harvest is in full swing.  Gingergold, Gala and Honeycrisp are picked and are being offered at local markets.  McIntosh apples are being picked this week as … Continue reading

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June Orchard Update

June has brought forth beautiful fruit development.  Sufficient rains and warm temperatures have contributed to the growth of the apples and peaches.  The fruit is quite visible now as one walks through the orchards.  The growth of the vegetation in the … Continue reading

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