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The heat and humidity does not slow down our hard working MG Hurd employees, but a bit of rain may. We started picking apples this 2018 season! Well not all of them, our 1st two varieties, Jersey Macs & Ginger Golds. Each apple variety has its own unique ready to pick...

Finally a nice bit of rain for the corn, cucumbers and baby apples. Have some fun indoors! Get ready to come pick apples by making your own custom t-shirt. Be the apple of your new teachers eye when you wear it on the 1st day of school. This family friendly activity is...

The warm rainy weather continues to refill our ponds. Look no further for your next dinner idea. This apple pasta recipe is quick and easy to make. It’s a great way to use fresh herbs and veggies from your local farm market. Give this light and healthy dish packed full...

Yesterday's rainy weather made today a beautiful sunny summer day with a high in the low 80s. We have an idea for how to keep kids entertained on your next road trip. Play eye spy with apple farm themed items. Kids will be engaged looking out the window while checking...

Happy 4th of July! Hope you are enjoying the beautiful warm weather. A great day for a boat ride, swim or family picnic with cool drinks. We listened to feedback from our guests, analyzed data, and thought long and hard of how we could make your visit to our NY family...

Ever cross your mind how on earth an apple makes it's way from our trees in the orchard to your grocery store?

We modified our traditional apple muffins to be vegan and gluten free to meet the needs of our kids with food allergies.

It's a drizzly day in the 60's with smells of Spring, like those beautiful purple liliac bushes. We love apples at Hurds! Most of us eat an Apple a day. Here are just a few of the ways we like to eat them.

1. Dipped in NY made peanut butter from our Dutch Barn Market. T...

Another BEEutiful sunny day with a high of 65° and the sound of bzzz, bzzz, bzzz. Each bloom we bring in honey bee colonies to help pollinate our apple and pear trees. Three generations ago this was not necessary, but the number of pollinator bugs has decreased in the...

IT'S SPRINGTIME ON THE FARM......a taste of summer brings sunny skies with a high of 85°.....We have been PLANTING YOUR FUTURE APPLES!! Ever Wonder how it's all done? Take a Peak!  It's all about TEAMWORK... and One Amazing Process. 

In Replanting Young A...

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