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.
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.