Foppema’s Farm

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…

Flowers in the Orchard

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

Get Early Season Apples While They’re Hot

THERE ARE some outstanding early season New England apples that are already being harvested, or soon to be picked, from…

Apple Rhapsody

“A WORD OF CAUTION to those entering an apple orchard for the first time: the experience can be overwhelming. Apples are…

New England Apple Blossom Blizzard

IT IS APPLE BLOSSOM time in New England’s orchards. The bloom is about on schedule for a typical year, with varieties…