It has been a fantastic season and our apple picking is close to being finished. Our remaining apples are likely to be picked by Thanksgiving Monday.

Join us for some fall fun to wrap up our apple picking for 2017!

Harvest Calendar:

VARIETYSTART DATEAPPROX ENDDESCRIPTION BEST USE
Ginger GoldAugust 26FinishedSweet & mildly tartEating
McIntoshSeptember 8FinishedTender, juicy, aromatic, tart-sweetEating, Baking (if using in pies, add more thickener)
CortlandSeptember 15FinishedTart with hint of sweet and tangyEating (cut fruit is slow to brown)
GalaSeptember 15FinishedCrisp, firm, juicy, mild and sweetEating
HoneycrispSeptember 22FinishedCrisp, juicy, mild, honeyed flavorEating, Baking
EmpireSeptember 22FinishedSweet-tart, juicy cross between Red Delicious and McIntoshEating, Baking
AmbrosiaSeptember 29FinishedJuicy, Honeyed FlavourEating, Baking
Golden DeliciousSeptember 29October 8Crisp, mild, sweetEating, Baking (when making pies, reduce the total sugar)
JonagoldSeptember 29Finished Crisp, juicy, sweetBaking
MutsuSeptember 29October 12Sweet-tart, distinct flavorEating, Baking
Northern SpyOctober 6October 8Sweet, mildly tartEating, Baking
Red DeliciousOctober 6October 9Sweet, juicy Eating
Red FujiOctober 6October 8Mild sweet, juicy, firmEating, Baking
Apples don′t have fat, cholesterol or sodium, which may help maintain heart health and a healthy weight.
Apples contain small amounts of potassium, which may promote heart health and help maintain healthy blood pressure.
The skin of an apple can have 6 times more antioxidants than the flesh.
Apples do have lots of soluble and insoluble fiber. Fiber may help promote heart health and maintain regularity.
Apples and apple juice are two important foods contributing the mineral boron to the diet, which may promote bone health.
Apples contain a large amount of minerals and vitamins that can strengthen the blood.

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