New England orchards

Double Vision (and Apple Squares)

MANY NEW ENGLAND ORCHARDS offer spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. Situated atop hills, overlooking valleys, or nestled in among the…

The Most Prolific Apple

ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING things about the apple is how it connects us to our past.  A history book, a…

New England’s Diverse Diversified Orchards

VISITING RHODE ISLAND’S orchards is a little different from most of New England. There is generally less acreage, and few grand…

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…

Apple Season Has Arrived!

WELCOME to the 2020 apple season — and to our weekly apple blog. New posts will be published before every weekend…

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…

Don’t Forget the Apples!

DURING TIMES LIKE THIS, it is more important than ever that we eat well and support our local businesses. Both…

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…

‘Orchard in Fog’ and Apricot Applesauce

WE RECENTLY WERE INTRODUCED to “Orchard in Fog,” a beautiful musical composition by New England native Adam Schoenberg.  Schoenberg’s “Orchard in…

Apple Pudding Cake

LAST WEEK we posted a recipe for the air fryer, Air Fried Apple Turnovers. Sticking with the theme of unusual ways…

Apple Beauty Shots (and Air-Fried Turnovers)

NOW THAT THE APPLES are mostly off the trees at New England’s orchards, we get to enjoy their beauty close…