How Orchards Protect Their Apples From Rain-Induced 'Shoulder Cracks'Some of your favorite apples are not a big fan of all of this rain we could be getting the next couple of days.
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.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Apple Orchard In MinnesotaWith more than 100 orchards to choose from, everyone has their favorite, but we asked you to vote for the Best of Minnesota and you sent Natalie Nyhus to Pleasant Valley Orchard in Shafer.
Wander Minnesota: Season Of ApplesIt sounds like this coming weekend is going to have some amazing, beautiful weather—perfect for getting outside. Given that it's prime apple harvest time, it would be a great weekend to find a pick-your-own apple orchard.
Honeycrisp Apples To Soon Be Available Year-RoundApple fans in Minnesota will soon be able to find a favorite apple in grocery stores year-round. The Honeycrisp apple has come a long way from its humble beginnings here in Minnesota. When the apple was first introduced in 1991, University of Minnesota researchers only produced a three-week supply. Now, Honeycrisp is the No. 1 desired apple in America.
Apple Orchards Hitting Their Peak SeasonThere are apple orchards around the Twin Cities that are recovering from a rough start to the season.
Minnesota Apple Farmer's Crop Wiped Out By FrostIt was the frigid Tuesday and Wednesday morning temps that have apple lovers the most concerned.
A Guide To Apple Orchards Around The Twin CitiesCrisp fall air means sweaters, bright colored leaves and crunchy apples with sweet apple cider.