A local apple farm has expanded and moved out to the hiway and we thought we'd stop in and buy some apples.
It has really expanded - not only are there apples - there are apple products, jams, bakery items, a bistro for lunch, distillery, wine shop and gift shop.
1. The entrance was decorated with all the autumn wonders that they grow, besides the apples You could buy most anything except the wagon
A large pumpkin growing out front
Garden carts and boxes of pumpkins
And just inside the door a nice seat made from iron tractor wheels - you won't get stuck in the mud with these.
2. Outside are giant rocking animals - the little girls were having so such fun riding on them.
3. And inside - the gift shop - spread out over a gigantic store - with something for everyone - popcorn to journals - impulse buying was in full swing here (but not me, I couldn't find one thing I had to have - well except a raspberry scone, but I ate that up before I remembered to take a picture)
Seasonal and clever items
Chicks made out of eggs - which came first?
Bird houses and decorations made from dried gourds
All these happy Jack-o-Lanterns are also made from dried gourds
4. There was a section of locally made items
And fudge of all different flavors
5.There were photos in the entryway, but the big glass doors reflected on them - this is the farm in 1950
By 1970 they had a farm stand in the barn and a new house
2002 shows the apple orchards and an addition to the house
Oh - there were a few boxes of apples from the orchards - I was disappointed in the amount of apples - in the old location their main emphasis was on apples and they had many more varities. We bought some Macintosh Apples for a pie
They even have an ice cream stand
And more and more gifts
And clever seasonal items
It was fun - but very crowded and noisy. We paid for our apples and scones and headed out to continue our ride. Their bakery is impressive. We were not there at lunch time, so we didn't eat at the bistro - maybe another time.