Where Apples Love to Grow

Michigan is the nation’s third largest producer of apples. There are more than 14.9 million apple trees covering 34,500 acres on 775 family-run farms in Michigan. Growers pride themselves on a rich heritage of producing an array of fine apple varieties.

Where to find
Michigan Apples

Farm Markets

Find a farm market and buy Michigan apples direct from growers.

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Store Locator

Use our store locator to find stores carrying Michigan apples.

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News & Announcements

Mar 04, 2021

March is National Nutrition Month

Eat more vegetables and fruits, including Michigan Apples LANSING, Mich. – March is National Nutrition Month, an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, encouraging...

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Feb 02, 2021

Celebrate American Heart Month with Apples

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Apples can help keep your heart healthy, along with a balanced diet that includes many fruits and vegetables. As Americans observe American Heart Month in the month of ...

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J Engelsma Orchards, Inc.

Meet the Growers

J Engelsma Orchards, Inc.

Jim Engelsma’s grandfather George bought an 80 acre farm in 1920 and began farming 18 dairy cows and 35 acres of raspberries and other vegetables on the land that is now called J Engelsma Orchards, Inc. Jim’s father was the first person to plant apple trees on their land. Currently, Jim farms 145 acres of apples and peaches and his fresh apple cider has won many awards over the years.


Do you know your
Michigan apple varieties?

Fuji

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!

Michigan Fuji apple

Michigan Apple Recipes

Check out some of our favorite Michigan apple recipes. View All ยป

Easy Apple Breakfast Cobbler

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Easy Apple Breakfast Cobbler

What could be better than warm apple cobbler for breakfast? Put the ingredients in your crock pot overnight and wake up to the wonderful smell of cinnamon and apples.

Apple Salsa

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Apple Salsa

Mix up any gathering with chips and homemade apple salsa. The variety of fruit and vegetables give this dish great flavor, texture and color too!

Maple Ginger Sweet Potatoes with Apples

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Maple Ginger Sweet Potatoes with Apples

A healthy side dish that goes with any main course!
Cider Glazed Chicken with Easy Apple Raisin Stuffing

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Cider Glazed Chicken with Easy Apple Raisin Stuffing

A quick and easy dinner your whole family will enjoy! Serve with a prepared green salad to complete the meal.

Michigan Apples Blog

Reducing Food Waste - Easy Tips for Home Cooks

Reducing Food Waste - Easy Tips for Home Cooks

Most people I talk to are concerned about the amount of food they throw away and with good reason. The average American family wastes over $2,000 wort...

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Make Every Bite Count with Michigan Apples

Make Every Bite Count with Michigan Apples

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines were just released and they focus on choosing healthy foods and beverages that are rich in nutrients, while staying w...

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Celebrate Healthy Holidays With Michigan Apples

Celebrate Healthy Holidays With Michigan Apples

The holiday season is here, but this year our celebrations will look a little different. Instead of crowded seasonal events, most of us will be stayin...

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