& Wendy Sheriff
Orchard & Farm
A Proud Member of
The Maine Highlands
Senior Farm Share
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.
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
- 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
- Maine Harvest Festival
- Come visit us at the Maine Harvest Festival! Bangor
Auditorium, November 10th & 11th, 2012. $5.00 Admission, 10 AM - 4