Homegrown Apples

apples

Homegrown Apples

Did you know that here, at Shady Brook Farm, we grow acres of apples? Farmer Paul planted an orchard years ago and it’s time for the harvest! Here’s a list of what varieties we grow and approximately when they’re in season:

Variety Flavor Profile Best For Ready for Harvest
Gala Sweet. Fine Textured. Aromatic Eating Fresh Aug. 25 – Sept. 10
Honeycrisp Crisp. Delicious Balance b/t Sweet & Tart Eating Fresh Sept. 1 – 20
Cortland Sweet Tender Snow White Flesh Cooking/Baking Sept. 8 – Sept. 20
Crimson Crisp Sweet. Sharp. Rich Flavor Eating Fresh/Baking Sept. 8 – 31
Daybreak Fuji Crisp. Sweet. Very Firm Eating Fresh/Baking/Cooking Sept. 8 – 31
Jonagold Good Flavor. Sweet/Sharp Balance Eating Fresh/Baking/Cooking Sept. 8 – 20
Red Jonaprince Deep Red. Sweet Eating Fresh Sept. 10 – Oct. 10
Golden Delicious Honeyed. Sweet. Aromatic Eating Fresh/Baking Sept. 10 – 25
Shizuka Sweet. Mild Flavor Everything Sept.25 – Oct. 15
Cameo Sweet & Tart w/Honey & Citrus Flavor Eating Fresh Oct. 1 – Oct. 20
Snapp Stayman Tart. Super Crisp Baking/Cider/Applesauce Oct. 10 – Oct. 31
Enterprise Firm. Crisp. Spicy. Tart Eating Fresh/Cooking Oct. 18 – Nov. 5
Aztec Fuji Spicy Sweet. Crisp Eating Fresh Oct. 25 – Nov. 15