Butternut Farm

Raise a Toast to CiderDays and John Chapman (aka Johnny Appleseed)!

IT IS ONLY FITTING that, during the week leading up to what would have been a three-day celebration of apple cider,…

Great October Apples

SOME OF THE BEST APPLES of the New England harvest ripen in October. As days grow shorter and nights get cooler,…

Hot on the Orchard Trail (Macouns are in!)

THIS WEEKEND many orchards will begin harvesting Macoun, one of the most highly anticipated apples of the New England harvest. …

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,…

A World of Tree Fruit

WITH CLEAR SKIES and warm temperatures predicted, this weekend is an ideal time to visit a New England orchard.  Early season…

Flowers in the Orchard

APPLE GROWERS are great gardeners. It stands to reason, as they have the skills and passion for growing things on…

Mutsu apple at Mack's Apples, Londonderry, New Hampshire (Russell Steven Powell)
Pies, Brownies, and Late-Season Apple Gold

WITH FROST expected over most of the region over the next few days, the fresh apple harvest is likely headed…