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 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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Nov 16, 2022

MAC Receives Two Specialty Crop Block Grants

Federal Funding to be Used for Marketing Michigan Apples LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced the Michigan Apple Committee as a recipien...

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Joe Klein and Joe Klein Jr.

Meet the Growers

Joe Klein and Joe Klein Jr.

Joe Klein and Joe Jr. are a father-son team who own and operate two farms in Sparta, along with a satellite farm in Hoover. Joe is the second generation to own Royal J Klein Farms, which was founded in 1940 by Joe's father and uncle.

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!
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!

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.

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!

Apple Berry Smoothie

Posted in: Beverages

Apple Berry Smoothie

Fresh berries, yogurt and Michigan apple pie filling make this smoothie a delicious afternoon snack!

Michigan Apples Blog

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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Michigan Apples – A Perfect Back-to-School Snack!

Michigan Apples – A Perfect Back-to-School Snack!

Kids are heading back to school and the Michigan Apple season is in full swing - what a perfect time to include healthy Michigan Apples into nourishin...

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