When the leaves change color and the air cools away from the high temperatures of summer, picking apples is a tradition in Minnesota. Pack up the family and head out to one of these Minnesota orchards.
The apple season is underway in Minnesota. Some of the favorites, like sweetango or honeycrips, are ready for the picking at local orchards. But you may have noticed the harvest is a couple of weeks behind schedule. And Craig Schaper of Minnetonka Orchards says the search to find fruit without any flaws is a difficult task. “It’s devastating. I mean, this is what you pray for not to happen,” Schaper said. “You know, this is first time in 36 years that we’ve really been hit hard.”
Fall foliage and cool temperatures sound like the perfect time for an outdoor date in Minnesota.
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The quintessential fall activity for families, friends and tourists is apple picking. Have fun with the family this fall and go apple picking at any of these great orchards.