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Pick Your Own Apples

Pick Your Own Apples

Apples are one of the easiest fruit to pick and use.  They're big, not easily bruised, most varieties store well, they can be eaten fresh, cooked, canned, frozen and made into many tasty and healthy dishes. Apples are fat-free, low sodium, and cholesterol-free. A bushel weighs between 42 and 48 lbs. A medium apple has about 80 calories. Apples originated in the Middle East (in an area between the Caspin and the Black Sea) more than 4000 years ago! They were the favorite fruit of ancient Greeks and Romans. Apples arrived in England at around the time of the Norman conquest (in 1066) and English settlers brought them to America in the 1600 and 1700's.

To ensure a productive and enjoyable day, make sure to call ahead to confirm availability and picking times before you visit any of these orchards.

Adams Apple Orchard

1168 Old Stage Road, Williston, VT

Allenholm Farms

111 South Street, South Hero, VT

Burtt’s Apple Orchard

283 Cabot Plains Road, Cabot, VT

Champlain Orchards

2955 Route 74, West Shoreham, VT

Chapin Orchard

150 Chapin Road, Essex Junction, VT

Chittenden Cider Mill

1580 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT

Connecticut Valley Orchard

Kurn Hattin Road, Westminster, VT

Cortland Hill Orchard

72 Miller Road, Brattleboro, VT

Crow Hill Orchard

630 Crow Hill, St. Johnsbury, VT

Douglas Orchards

1050 Route 74, West Shoreham, VT

Dutton Farm Stand

Route 30, Newfane, VT

Dwight Miller and Son Orchards

511 Miller Road, East Dummerston, VT

Franklin Orchard

251 Messier Road, Franklin, VT

Green Mountain Orchards

130 West Hill Road, Putney, VT

Hackett’s Orchard

86 South Street, South Hero, VT
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