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Drop off your plastic bags and canning jars at the orchard and we'll re-use them!

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We're also happy to take any picnic tables you're getting rid of - even if it's just the 'bones' of the table.


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N1959 Kroncke Road
Poynette, WI 53955

Take Hwy 51 North from Madison, go straight onto Hwy 22, turn east (right) onto Hwy 60 almost immediately. Drive 2 miles and go North (left) onto Kroncke Road. We're just over a mile on the left-hand side.

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Friday, October 16, 2009

Some Random Statistics About Apples

These are from the Apple Cookbook by Olwen Woodier.

  • The six top apple-producing states in the US are Washington, New York, Michigan, California, Pennsylvania, and Virginia
  • The 2000 US apple crop was estimated to be 254.217 million 42-pound cartons
  • The largest US apple crop on record is 277.3 million cartons harvested in 1998
  • In1997, there were 9,000 US apple growers and 453,200 acres of commercial orchards
  • Apples trailed only oranges and grapes in the amount of US acreage committed to fruit production in 1997
  • In 1999, the average US consumer ate an estimated 18.7 pounds of fresh apples and 29.7 pounds of processed apples
  • In 1999, the People’s Republic of China produced the world’s largest crop of apples. The United States was the world’s second-largest producer with Turkey, Italy, and France completing the list of world’s top five apple-producing countries.
  • The United States, New Zealand, and Japan are the leaders in apple breeding.


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