Michigan Apples

  • October is National Michigan Apple Month


    October is National Michigan Apple Month

    Next time you go shopping, look for a bag of Michigan apples, where small-town goodness will be found inside. Apples are one of the largest fruit crops in Michigan, harvesting an estimated 30 million bushels of apples each year.

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  • Bite Into A Pure Michigan Apple

     

    Michigan produces more than 900 million pounds of apples per year with an average of $700-$900 million annual impact to Michigan's economy, it is no wonder why apples are one of Michigan's largest and most valuable fruit crops. Small family farms, a tradition of stewardship of the land, climate and geography make your locally grown apples "Pure Michigan." With more than 20 different commercially produced varieties, you're sure to find a favorite.

    Pink Fuji, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, by any name, delicious. Crunch into a crisp Michigan apple and taste fall.

  • Michigan Apple Tours   
    Travel Michigan and rediscover Michigan apples through a tour of participating apple orchards. Learn about agricultural history, engage in family activities and bite into some of the freshest fruit that Michigan offers.
    Michigan Apple Recipes 
    October is apple month. An apple a day can be used so many ways. Check out our award winning Michigan Apple recipes, quick tips and usage chart. 
    Varieties
    Whether your preference is tart and tangy, crisp and crunchy, or sweet and juicy, there is a flavor to satisfy all taste buds. Most consumers prefer Michigan Honeycrisp and Jonagold for their crisp bite and distinctive flavor. Fuji and Gala are usually enjoyed fresh. Stop into your favorite grocery store or local farm market to taste all the Michigan apple flavors.  
    Michigan Apple Retailers
    Wondering where to find Michigan Apples? View the list of local retailers selling Michigan Apples in your area.
    Michigan Apples
    Michigan is the nation’s third largest producer of apples. There are more than 9.2 million apple trees covering 36,500 acres on 850 family-run farms in Michigan. Growers pride themselves on a rich heritage of producing an array of fine apple varieties.
    Meet The Grower 
    Generations of Michigan growers pride themselves with a strong commitment to provide a healthy environment for their families, communities and future growers. Additionally, Michigan's socially conscious growers donate more than one million pounds of apples to hungry families through the Michigan Food Bank Council.
    Michigan Apple Nutrition 
    Apples are an important part of a healthy diet, loaded with powerful flavonoids, antioxidants and filled with fiber. Being low in sodium and calories, it's a healthy choice for everybody. Find out more ways in which apples can be good for your health.
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