After Devastating Storm, Watertown Orchard Remains ResilientMinnesota apple orchards are reaping the benefits of a bumper crop this season, yet one grower in Watertown won't see the full harvest.
Minneapolis' 'Urban Orchard' Lets Folks Pick Unique Apples For FreeBe it SweeTango or Honeycrisp, certain apples make their way into every Minnesota orchard. But Sheila Mitchell also wanted something different. "I came from an apple background. I had a big orchard down in Jordan, Minnesota," Mitchell said. She already had the unusual setting, in the heart of Minneapolis, just feet from Lake of the isles. It is called "Urban Orchard."
Hail, Heavy Rain Pounds Western, Central Minnesota Thunderstorms have swept across western and central Minnesota, causing street flooding and wiping out an orchard's apple crop the day before it was to be picked. The National Weather Service reports 2.7 inches of rain fell at the St. Cloud Regional Airport on Wednesday.
MN Apple Orchard Shares Recipe For Success'Tis the season for picking, peeling, and pies. Its apple time in Minnesota and you may be thinking about baking up a sweet recipe.
Best Of MN: Hitting The Apple OrchardIn the fall, plenty of families hit the apple orchard to pick apples, go on hay rides and drink plenty of hot apple cider.
Revival Under Way At Forgotten Duluth OrchardEfforts are under way to revive a century-old and long-forgotten orchard near Duluth that holds unique varieties of apples bred for the Northland's short and unforgiving growing seasons.