Honeycrisp Hootenanny - October 15th, 2016
Season Opening - August 27th
This summer has been a tremendous growing season with plenty of rain and sun for our apples. The Orchard Market will open to the public on Saturday, August 27th from 10am to 6pm. The Paula Reds and Gingergold will be coming in from the orchard; the pies will be freshly baked; and the caramel apples hand-dipped and rolled in your favorite M&Ms, Reeces Pieces, and crushed peanuts.
Special Event - Sunday, September 4th
The orchard is home to 20 apple cultivars ranging in tastes, textures, and subtle flavors. We are dedicated to growing our apple crop sustainably using integrated pest management techniques to achieve the highest quality of fruit. Our 2015 apple crop is Tru Earth Certified.
Ecker's also features a handicap accessible, John Deere train, the Honeycrisp Express, an apiary, observational bee hive, morel mushrooms in the spring, blueberries in the summer, and Wisconsin peaches in the fall. Home to Hog's Back Brew Farm, Ecker's Apple Farm is now a must-stop craft beer destination open on weekends June through October.
Come walk our orchard rows; pick-your-own apples each September. Take in the fall colours with family and friends. Our orchard market is open daily each fall, brimming with specialty foods, our gourmet caramel, and our scratch apple pies. The orchard is our labour of love, please be part of it with us.