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

Dec 09, 2022

Engelsma’s Apple Barn of Walker, Mich. Wins 24th Annual Cider Contest

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Engelsma’s Apple Barn of Walker, Mich., won first place at the 24th annual Michigan Apple Cider Contest, marking their seventh first place win in the contest. The com...

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Dec 06, 2022

Sylvia Freeland crowned 2023 Michigan Apple Queen

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Sylvia Freeland of Kent City, Mich. has been crowned the 2023 Michigan Apple Queen. Freeland is the daughter of Kirk and Billie Freeland, and is a student at Kent City High...

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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 »

Maple Ginger Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Posted in: Sides

Maple Ginger Sweet Potatoes with Apples

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

Posted in: Main Dishes

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.

Apple Salsa

Posted in: Sides, Healthy Living

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!

South Pacific Fresh Apple & Sirloin Salad

Posted in: Salads, Healthy Living

South Pacific Fresh Apple & Sirloin Salad

Michigan Fuji apples give this savory salad a delightful sweetness and a great burst of flavor!

Michigan Apples Blog

Michigan Apples – Nature’s Natural Health Defender

Michigan Apples – Nature’s Natural Health Defender

As the New Year begins, many of us start thinking about making healthy lifestyle changes to lose weight, manage a chronic disease, or simply to feel m...

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Michigan Apple Cheese & Wine Pairing Guide

Michigan Apple Cheese & Wine Pairing Guide

This is great year to let Michigan Apples play as a prominent role at your holiday parties! With a record harvest, there is a large variety of sweet a...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Eat an Apple a Day

10 Reasons Why You Should Eat an Apple a Day

We’ve all heard the famous saying, “An Apple a day keeps doctor away”, but did you ever wonder why eating an apple is so beneficial ...

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