Best Places To Go Apple Picking Near MinnesotaOctober means beer fests and apple picking. Yes, apple picking time is here, and friends and families are filling their baskets. But the fall fests, as well as tree-ripened apples, bring visitors to these orchards.
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."
Quality Apple Crop? It's Hit And MissA cold snap in the middle of an abnormally warm spring left apple grower Joe Carlson unsure of how this season would turnout.