Heirloom Apple Day at Scott Farm Orchard in Dummerston, VT beckons apple lovers of all ages to celebrate its many varieties of heirloom apples at this free annual event on Sunday, October 7 from 10am-4pm. Come visit the 571-acre historic farm and orchard and experience heirloom apples fresh, baked and squeezed!
In addition to the popular apple talks and tastings, hard cider tastings by Whetstone Ciderworks of Marlboro, VT, and food vendors, new activities are in store for families. Enjoy fiddle music by Molly Durling of Putney from 10AM-2PM, an art station for kids, and dry stone wall tours, at 11AM, 1 & 3PM, led by The Stone Trust of the Master Features Park and the stonewalls that enhance the grounds.
At the 10 AM, Noon and 2 PM talks, Scott Farm’s Orchardist Zeke Goodband entertains guests with the enlightening history of the orchard and its ecologically-grown fruit, accompanied by a complimentary tasting of some of the more than 125 varieties of heirloom apples in season, to include Old World and Early American varieties such as Golden Russet from the late 1600s, Reine des Reinettes, a French apple from the 1700s, and Blue Pearmain, a New England apple dating back to the 1700s. Following the talks and tastings, guests can fill bags with their favorite selections, all available for purchase.
Visitors can also pick their own apples in the PYO orchard or find them in the Farm Market, along heirloom cider, fruit pies, jams, and other Vermont-made products.
For more information visit https://scottfarmvermont.com/heirloom-apples/heirloom-apple-day/, call 802-254-6868, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Rain or shine. No pets please. The Scott Farm Market, located at 707 Kipling Rd in Dummertson, VT is open daily through November 21, and you-pick apples are available into October.