Blue Hills Orchard

Apple Thanksgiving

APPLE ORCHARDS are a central, iconic, ever-evolving feature of the New England landscape, the living past. Apple trees change with…

What Makes New England Apples Special?

MOST OF NEW ENGLAND’S FRESH-GROWN APPLES are consumed right here where they are grown. That means consumers get the freshest fruit…

Blossom Time!

THE ORCHARD is a beautiful place at any time of year, and the start of the growing season, spring bloom, is…

The Orchard’s Dazzling Foliage

THE APPLES ARE IN (except for a few stragglers), and now our attention shifts from the orchard to the supermarkets, farm…

Feast Your Eyes, Then Your Palate!

THERE’S NO BETTER PLACE to enjoy the New England landscape than its apple orchards. No two orchards are exactly alike,…

Take a Walk with an Apple, the Original Juice Box

AN APPLE is many things. Apples are a valuable food, first and foremost, chock full of phytonutrients and antioxidants, high in…

Apple Growers Face COVID-19

NEW ENGLAND’S FRUIT GROWERS know what it is like to be vulnerable to the forces of nature. Whether it is…

Welcome Vista Bella and Green Tomato and Apple Pie

APPLE SEASON is upon us! Our eyes spied a roadside stand with the word “Apples” while driving through western Vermont…

2012 New England Apple Crop Forecast; Going Gravenstein

THERE WILL BE PLENTY of apples in New England’s orchards this fall, despite a smaller-than-normal crop. The region as a…