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Phil’s Apples

Last month, I went apple picking back when it was “Augtober,” prime time for apple picking but unseasonably warm. Always searching for a new farm, my research brought me to Phil’s Apples, a charming orchard in Harvard, MA. Phil’s is a small … Continue reading

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Brooksby Farm

When selecting a place to go apple picking, the apples and the gorgeous fall setting are important factors, but just as important to me is the quality of the cider donuts. As for orchards that lack donuts, well, you probably … Continue reading

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Honeypot Hill Orchard

After lunch at Verrill Farm, we decided to continue west on 117 towards Stow, MA. When you reach Stow on 117, you come to a fun intersection where you can choose any of three apple orchards. Shelburne Farm, Honeypot Hill … Continue reading

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Cider Donuts at Cider Hill

After much deliberation, I decided to return to Cider Hill Farm this year for apple picking and a serious dose of apple cider donuts. It was unseasonably warm this past Saturday for late September. Part of me was turned off … Continue reading

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Cider Donuts

Apple cider donuts are quite possible my favorite fall treat. I am very particular about them though. They can’t be just any cider donut.  They must be purchased and consumed (well, at least the first few) at a farm, where … Continue reading

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