Apple picking season begins in August and is in full swing from early September to late October. Apple varieties ripen in a sequence beginning with summer apples such as Lodi and ending with late varieties like Northern Spy. Ripening Dates of Popular Varieties
Pick Your Own Apples and apples at the farm stand are available at nearly every apple orchard. To find out where the nearest apple orchard is, visit the orchard map. Other fun activities include hayrides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, petting zoos and picnics. Farms stands are a great place to find fresh pressed cider, bakeries, and many other Maine-made products. Visit an apple orchard to learn more about farming and local foods.
The Maine State Pomological Society, a nonprofit organization incorporated in 1873, is comprised of apple orchards throughout the state dedicated to strengthening the sector as well as the agricultural industry in Maine.
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