As summer winds down in New England, apple-picking season is gearing up with growers forecasting a bumper crop.
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This year’s crop in NH and Mass. is smaller than last year’s. Farms are hoping that thieves don’t cut into any more of the business.
These local Boston farms have plenty to do beyond just picking apples, including rides, animals, gift shops, bakeries and plenty more.
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.