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

Sep 10, 2021

Adding Flavorful Nutrition with Michigan Apples

Apples bring unique flavor, health benefits to daily diet LANSING, Mich. –The 2021 crop of Michigan grown apples is now being harvested, and with that, many solutions for home cooks, families...

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Aug 20, 2021

Michigan Apple Growers to Harvest 18.25 Million Bushels in 2021

Industry Sees Slight Drop in Crop Size Due to Spring Freeze LANSING, Mich. – Michigan’s official crop estimate of 18.25 million bushels (766.5 million pounds) of apples was announced th...

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Travis Bratschi and Family

Meet the Growers

Travis Bratschi and Family

Travis Bratschi started working on his grandpa’s cherry and apple farm every summer beginning at age seven. Farming all the way through high school, Travis learned the key components to good farming practices and found himself back on the farm after graduating college and working at a pest control company for two years. He says he has a passion for working in the fruit industry and hopes to keep expanding his farm in the future.

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

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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!

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.

Michigan Apples Blog

Add More Flavor & Nutrition to Meals with Michigan Apples

Add More Flavor & Nutrition to Meals with Michigan Apples

Over the past year and a half, most of us had no choice but to prepare more meals at home. And while some of us may not have fully appreciated our dai...

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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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