Apple Picking Times of the Past

With apple season coming into full swing this year its great to take a moment and look back at past apple seasons.  Thanks to Mrs. Nancy MacEwan, our friend and neighbor, we recently acquired a 1968 article featuring a picture of her picking and sorting apples.  Here’s an excerpt from Worcester’s The Evening Gazette that I hope you enjoy reading as much as we do: Apple Farm to Hold Annual Open House By Steven Preston, The Evening Gazette, Thursday, October … Keep Reading

“Could this be the greatest place on Earth?”

A big thanks to James A. from Toronto, Canada for our recent 5 star review on Tripadvisor: “Could this be the greatest place on earth?  It’s quite possible that this is the place where our savior will return to us, solely for the purpose of getting some delicious little powder cinnamon/sugar donuts before casting us into the depths of the abyss. To me this is a perfectly acceptable outcome as long as I can have a few of those donuts … Keep Reading

A Post from the Boston Public Market

“Meet the Vendor” Al & Nancy Rose, Owners of Red Apple Farm   “New York City has the Big Apple, but Boston has the Red Apple” -Al Rose Learn more about the special people who tend the orchard! Find out why they love what they do, where it all started, and what they do in their free time (hint: its usually involves food!). Tell us a little bit about your business.

The Saga of Red Apple Farm

The following is the beginning of a memoir written by Carolyn Rose. My father-in-law found it recently and passed it along to me. I have typed it directly from her manuscript that was written on blank ‘Welcome Wagon’ hostess forms. Additionally, we estimate this picture of her, taken in her very modern kitchen for a USDA article, dates from the late 1930’s. We hope you enjoy the glimpse into the past as much as we have. -Nancy Rose Carolyn Rose … Keep Reading