At the WBZ Water Cooler: It’s been a great season for apple picking here in New England. In fact, Frank Carlson of Carlson Orchards in Harvard, says they’re coming off their biggest weekend, Columbus Day.
Take advantage of the season with an apple-picking adventure and one of these Boston-area farms.
Don’t arrive late because farms are ripe for the apple picking. Here’s a list of family-owned farms on the North Shore and in Merrimack Valley focused on fresh apples and family fun.
Massachusetts officials say some apple growers are reporting a strong crop and some above-average sized fruit as the picking season begins following a tough 2012.
Apple pickers are descending on New England’s orchards for the early varieties as growers around the region predict a strong rebound from a dismal 2012.
Apples and apple cider will likely cost you more this fall.
Crisp, cool air, pies baking in the oven, warm cider, fuzzy sweaters and brightly colored leaves falling from the sky are just a few of New England’s autumn charm. Don’t forget the most time-honored tradition of being a New Englander: apple picking. These are Boston’s best places to go apple picking.
The apple season is well underway and with the warm temperatures that we experienced in March, the season is about 10 days ahead of a ‘normal’ schedule.
Despite Tropical Storm Irene, apples and pears are in good supply at family farms.
Police in New Hampshire said there were six people injured following an accident at an apple orchard on Sunday.