Apples are a Brecknock Orchard treat. From the earliest sauce varieties in July to late fall baking apples in October, over 35 varieties of apples are grown at Brecknock Orchard, offering you the tastiest treats nature has to offer. Our apples are hand-sorted to give you the best quality possible, and we do not use wax, or other preservatives, to assure the healthiest product for you and your family. Pick Your Own apples are available August through mid-November.
FREE APPLE CRISP MIX
With Every Half Peck of Premium Apples
Apple Crisp is a delicious easy-to-make fruit-filled dessert. Combine fresh Brecknock Orchard grown apples with your FREE APPLE CRISP MIX to make a wonderful home-baked treat. Serve warm Apple Crisp with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. What is the best apple for apple crisp? If you prefer a soft apple after it is baked, chose Cortland, McIntosh, Jonagold, Gala, and Golden Delicious. Or if you prefer a bit of firmness, choose Granny Smith or Stayman. Enjoy a Free Sample of the Apple Crisp. Special is This Weekend February 13 to 15 and Next Weekend February 20 to 22.
Our homemade apple pies and apple dumplings are made from our own orchard-fresh apples. We also offer fresh pressed pasteurized apple cider for those chilly fall evenings.
There are approximately 2,500 different varieties of apples grown in the United States. About 7,500 varieties of apples are grown throughout the world.
You know the old saying, “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away.” Apples really are quite healthy. They are fat, sodium, and cholesterol-free and contain about 80 calories and are a great source of fiber. Apples also help to clean your teeth.
Twenty-five percent of an apple’s volume is air. That is why they float.