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 07, 2021

Aubrey Rasch crowned 2022 Michigan Apple Queen

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Aubrey Rasch of Lowell, Mich. has been crowned the 2022 Michigan Apple Queen. Reaghan Dolphin of Gowen, Mich. is first runner-up. Rasch is the daughter of Duane and Debo...

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Oct 26, 2021

Application Deadline Extended for 2022 Michigan Apple Queen

Scholarship Awards Increased for 2022 LANSING, Mich. — Women with a strong and definite connection to the Michigan Apple industry are encouraged to apply for the 2022 Michigan Apple Queen tit...

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Joe Rasch Orchards, Inc.

Meet the Growers

Joe Rasch Orchards, Inc.

Growing up on an apple farm, working in the apple industry seemed like second nature to Joe Rasch. Joe Rasch Orchards, Inc. now has two locations in Conklin and Sparta, where he harvests apples and cherries every season. His five children, Jessica, Rob, Katie, Emily and Liz, get to experience the same everyday lifestyle that their dad had growing up on an apple farm.

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

Posted in: Main Dishes

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

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!

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!

Michigan Apples Blog

Fall Entertaining with Michigan Apples

Fall Entertaining with Michigan Apples

Tailgating, bonfires, hayrides and more! The fall season is one of my favorites times of year to enjoy friends, family and the great outdoors. It&rsqu...

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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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