Welcome to Adventures in Flavor! Hundreds of varieties of apples are here at the farm, in a wide range of colors, sizes, and (most importantly!) flavor. Most of the varieties are either very new or heritage/antique varieties. We will continue to update descriptions and pictures as young trees start producing.
- Varieties in very limited quantities are often stickered either with the variety name or a number, for ease of identification. To identify this year's varieties labeled with only a number, look here.
- Many of our apple varieties are available in limited quantities and will not be available at all farmers' market or CSA pickup location sites.
- Are you an apple fan? Pick up an "Apple Passport" when you visit and make tasting notes as you enjoy adventures in flavors all through apple season!
- Look here for a bunch of apple recipes
★ = Indicates a NSO developed variety.
Moderately tart, richly aromatic flavor with firm texture. Possibly of French origins, circa 1600s. Ripens in late September.
Sweet, unique fruity flavor with fine, breaking texture. Circa 1966, it was developed by the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. Ripens in early August.
Very tart, rich, spicy flavor with fine, firm, breaking texture. Circa 1997, this variety was developed by our own farmer Ike from seed planted in 1987. An NSO ... (more)