Apples

Approximate dates of availability:

  • Mid-August Jersey Mac, Paula Red
  • Late August Gingergold, Jonamac
  • Mid September Honeycrisp, Gala, Fuji, McIntosh
  • Late September Cortland, Empire, Goldern Supreme, Jonathon, Red Delicious
  • Early October Golden Delicious, Ida Red, Northern Spy, Jonagold

Prices for 2013:

Pre-Packaged

  • 1/4Peck-$4, (Honeycrisp $6)

  • 1/2 Peck-$6 (Honeycrisp $11)

  • Peck-$9             

Pack and Tote

  • 1/4 Peck-$3.50

  • 1/2 Peck-$5

  • Peck-$8

  • 1/2 Bushel-$15

  • Bushel-$28


Northern SpyNorthern SpyIntriguing name, yet this apple is a professional baker’s dream! An
antique apple still popular because of tart, acidic properties that cook
up well in applesauce, pie and other dishes. A hard apple that ripens
late and stores well.Paula RedPaula RedA late summer apple! Pleasingly tart flavor and good aroma. Great for
baking. Discovered in Sparta, Michigan!
Red DeliciousRed DeliciousAmerica’s most popular apple, known for the “five little
bumps” on the bottom. Best for fresh eating and snacks.
Full-flavored sweet taste, yellowish flesh and crisp texture. Discovered
over 100 years ago in Iowa.
RomeRomeA big, round apple right out of storybooks! Romes have mild, sweet
flavor. Most popular for baking because it holds flavor and shape well.
A Southern favorite, although discovered in Ohio.
WinesapWinesapTart, tangy and juicy this extra firm apple not only tastes great, it
looks great too! Used often in store displays and at home in wreaths and
fruit bowls. Deep red color adds to the festive appeal of this true
apple beauty.GalaGalaTalk about a great apple: Crisp snappy bite over a mellow sweetness.
Michigan’s 3rd most popular apple for fresh eating or cooking. Looks
great, smells sweet, eats like a dream!


Cortland AppleCortland

A hint of tartness makes this a great baking variety, used frequently in
desserts. A descendent of the McIntosh, this variety is a bit sweeter
than its ancestor. Known for its white flesh and excellent flavor.

McIntoshMcIntosh

Classic large, round apple for eating out of hand! Ultra-juicy white
flesh, lightly tart flavor and excellent fresh apple aroma. A perky
addition to salads. Excellent in applesauce and cider. Also used in
pies.


EmpireEmpire An excellent lunchbox apple or crunch snack! Sweet and tart at the same
time. Use for fresh-cut slices, candy and caramel apples. Also used in
baking. Texture remains very firm, a good storing apple. Popular in
Great Britain.FujiFuji New to Michigan’s apple line-up, Fuji is Japan’s favorite apple for
good reason! Fantastic sweet and tart flavor, with a low acid content.
An incredibly good keeper, Fuji stays crisp for weeks!
Ginger GoldGinger Gold This sweet-spicy apple has a succulent texture and rich taste. A cross
between the Golden Delicious and Albermarle Pippin. Its mildly tart
flavor definitely gets the Michigan autumn apple harvest off to an
exciting start.
Golden DeliciousGolden Delicious A gingery-smooth, sweet taste treat lies under a thin skin. The most
popular yellow apple, Goldens may be eaten fresh or cut up in salads.
Professional’s choice for applesauce or cider, baking pies and other
desserts.
HoneycrispHoneycrispThis apple is hot! And mighty crisp. Combines unusual color and
excellent sweet flavor with a great bite. Use it for fresh eating,
fresh-cut slices or cut up in salads.
Ida RedIda RedSuits your every use! Eat fresh or for cooking. Taste is both tangy and
tart. Flesh is white, crisp and juicy. Favored for sauces, pies and
desserts. Texture holds up well when baked.
JonagoldJonagoldMake sure you try this one! Superbly crisp and juicy with shades of tart
and sweet in each apple. Usually large and aromatic. Highly ranked by
apple connoisseurs. Popular in Europe, but better from Michigan’s
cooler climate.
JonathanJonathanBoth pretty and popular! Used for fresh eating and cooking. Juicy flavor
has a spicy tang that blends well with other apples. Discovered in
Woodstock, NY!

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