No apple tastes better than the one you pick yourself on a crisp autumn day. Get out and enjoy the apple season - it's one of Vermont's finest! Here are some apple-tastic events to get you started. If you're looking for a list of all the pick-your-own orchards, we've got you covered here.
October 7th - Happy Valley Orchard and Citizen Cider present Ciderfest, Middlebury. Apple picking, cider tasting, cider donuts, food trucks, Drop-In Brewing Company beer, and music from Steady Betty!
October 8th - Cider Pressing and Syrup Boiling Open House, Brookfield. Join Brookfield Bees for an open house on Sunday, October 8th from 11-3pm to press apples collected in the Kibbee Rd neighborhood!
October 8th - Champlain Orchard Harvest Festival, Shoreham. Rollicking bluegrass tunes from the Bondville Boys, fresh local food, apple picking, wagon tours, fresh pies, hot cider, arts & crafts, and hard cider tastings!
October 8th - Scott Farm's 15th Annual Heirloom Apple Day, Dummerston. Celebrate heirloom apples, fresh, baked, and squeezed.
October 13th - Autumn in Addison County: Apple & Cheese Farm Tour. Get to know the farmers at Champlain Orchards, the cheesemakers at Twig Farm, and visit the tasting room of Shacksbury Cider to finish up the tour.
October 14th - Heirloom Apple Dinner at Kitchen Table Bistro, Richmond. 14th Annual Heirloom Apple Dinner at the Kitchen Table Bistro in Richmond featuring apples from Windfall Orchard of Cornwall, Vermont.