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Old 10-16-2008, 09:05 PM
 
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OK. Dumb ex NYer dearly missing apple picking season...is it just too warm down here or do they have good apple crops and apple picking at all? I LOVE the mutsu/crispin apple and am dreaming of being on a big farm picking some...
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Old 10-16-2008, 09:28 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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Head to the mountains pick up some apples and enjoy the autumn views.
Near Asheville in Saluda Apple Mill

1.5 hours in the foot hills Morganton Harvest Calendar for Apple Hill Orchard and Cider Mill (http://www.applehillorchard.com/harvest_calendar.html - broken link)

mountains within 2 hours Lansing, NC The Search for Lost Apples
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Old 10-16-2008, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mtns of NC
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Henderson County is the largest apple producer in the state, accounting for 65% of NC's apple crop. Most of the orchards are along US-64 East (Chimney Rock Road) between Hendersonville & Edneyville. The picking season runs from early August through October, depending on the specific variety type.

http://www.steppapples.com/index.htm (broken link)

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Old 10-17-2008, 12:04 AM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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Buy Apples Directly From the Grower - Blue Ridge Farm Direct Market Association

APPLE VARIETIES

NCDA&CS - Marketing Division - Apples

Have fun
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Old 10-19-2008, 09:05 PM
 
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We we at the stepps orchard in hendersonville last weekend.
They had the metsus's still on the tree.
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Old 10-23-2008, 04:04 PM
 
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Hey guys...thanks so much...I have family in for a few days and may check it out if it's not too far...
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