Avalon Acres
Orchard & Farm



Mark & Wendy Sheriff
St. Albans, Maine


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Senior Farm Share
We are currently involved in the Senior Farm Share Program. Eligable Seniors receive $50 in Farm Fresh Produce of their choice, over at least 8 weeks of the Maine growing season. Produce from our farm includes, but is not limited to Apples, Blueberries, Raspberries, Squash, Tomatos, Garlic, Beans, Pumpkin, and Watermellon. If you are a Senior who is a Maine resident and over 60 years old you may be eligable for the Maine Senior Farm Share Program.      


Pruning Class
Every Spring, in conjunction with the Master Gardener Program and the Somerset Cooperative Extension, Mark teaches an Orchard Pruning Class. Mark is a Master Gardener and the cheif tree pruner in our orchard. The day is spent discussing Orchard Planting and Management Techniques and includes grafting and pruning demonstrations.  


Open Farm Day

Maine Open Farm Day is a time when Maine Farmers open up their farming and orcharding operations to the public. Come tour our orchard and learn about the many varieties of apples that are available locally in our orchard. Visit our sheep, geese, and chickens and find out where eggs really come from! The Farm Store will be open. Looking forward to seeing everyone July 21, 2012!

Maine Apple Sunday 

The second Sunday in September is known as Maine Apple Sunday. It is a time for celebrating the local apple harvest. We invite the public to visit us and learn about the many varieties of apples that we grow and each varieties' specific uses. Maine Apple Sunday is September 9th, 2012!  

2nd Annual Avalon Acres Harvest Festival- October 8th, 2012

This is a wonderful time to bring the kids and learn about life on an apple orchard. The orchard will be open for apple picking, our farm store will be open, and there will be many apple and harvest related demonstrations throughout the day. Money raised from this event will go a charitable cause. Last year's proceeds benefitted the St. Albans Grange, Lions Club, Masonic Lodge, and St. Albans Parent Teacher Organization.

Maine Harvest Festival

Come visit us at the Maine Harvest Festival! Bangor Auditorium, November 10th & 11th, 2012. $5.00 Admission, 10 AM - 4 PM