Windy Hill Farm

Great October Apples

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

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…

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,…

Flowers in the Orchard

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

A Quality 2014 Apple Forecast for New England (Plus Zestar! and Sweet Sixteen)

NEW ENGLAND expects a high-quality apple crop this fall with outstanding color as a result of the summer’s cool days…