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

Jun 10, 2021

Michigan Apple Committee Board Welcomes New Appointees, Elects Officers

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Apple Committee Board of Directors welcomed new appointees and elected officers at their meeting today. Michael Dietrich of Conklin was elected Chair, and Kimberly ...

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Jun 02, 2021

Victoria Wittenbach continues reign as 2021 Michigan Apple Queen

LANSING, Mich. – Victoria Wittenbach of Belding, Mich. will serve as the 2021 Michigan Apple Queen. Sarah Rasch of Grand Rapids, Mich. is first runner-up. They were crowned as Michigan Apple &ld...

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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

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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.

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!
South Pacific Fresh Apple & Sirloin Salad

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South Pacific Fresh Apple & Sirloin Salad

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

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!

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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