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

Aug 04, 2020

Support Digestive Health with Michigan Apples

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Apples can help keep your digestive system healthy, along with a balanced diet that includes many fruits and vegetables. The Michigan Apple Committee works with expert ...

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Jun 11, 2020

Michigan Apple Growers Respond to Crises with Resilience

Farmers Carry on Tradition of Producing Food through Good Times and Bad LANSING, Mich.  – For generations, farmers have dedicated their lives to producing food day in and day out, to fee...

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The Wittenbach Family

Meet the Growers

The Wittenbach Family

The family farm was started in 1900 by Ed's grandfather, Fredrick Wittenbach. It began as a dairy farm, with a small apple orchard. After receiving his horticulture degree from Michigan State University, Ed returned to the farm and took over the family business. He decided to get out of cattle and focus on apples. Ed's vision paid off. His orchard has blossomed to 225 acres and continues to be a profitable family-run business.

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

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!
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.

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!

Apple Berry Smoothie

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Apple Berry Smoothie

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

Michigan Apples Blog

Kids love to "dip" their Michigan Apples!

Kids love to "dip" their Michigan Apples!

An appley twist to everyday hummus from Mom to Mom Nutrition! One of my favorite categories of recipes to share with the Michigan Apple Blog reader...

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Get ready for Thanksgiving with this Easy Slow-Cooker Stuffing Recipe!

Get ready for Thanksgiving with this Easy Slow-Cooker Stuffing Recipe!

Stuffing in the Slow Cooker? Dash of Evans says yes - with sausage, cornbread, and of course, Michigan Apples! Looking for an easy stuffing? When y...

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The Ultimate Comfort Food: Skillet Mac and Cheese with Bacon & Apples

The Ultimate Comfort Food: Skillet Mac and Cheese with Bacon & Apples

Lori from Foxes Love Lemons created this delicious and comforting dish with apples as a surprise ingredient. I'm sure this won't come as a ...

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