Autumn in Eastern Massachusetts is apple time at the local orchards. This
web site celebrates the apple orchards and their bountiful
A visit to an orchard can be a day's
entertainment, with apple picking and other attractions such as
hayrides and petting zoos.
Many apple varieties grow in Eastern
Massachusetts. Besides the pleasure of biting into a
fresh apple, you can enjoy other foods as American as apple pie
and apple cider. Many orchards offer other seasonal fruits and you
can always find fall pumpkins. Some orchards feature nifty
apple gadgets, cookbooks, and gifts.
An apple a day keeps...
There are varying ways to grow apples and
all sorts of orchards from large to small. Every season
brings a different look and different work to be done in the
orchards. Many orchards control pest problems naturally with
Integrated Pest Management. Across Massachusetts, most
orchards remain in the tender care of families and contribute to
conserving open space.