You Pick Berry Season is Here!

You Pick Berry Season is Here!

It’s officially summer and what goes better with warm days and sunshine than berries? Patrick’s Berry Farm and Garden grows more than 20 varieties of berries and many other mountain-grown crops. Right now, many of those berries are ready to pick right off the...
Lavender Blue Harvest Days

Lavender Blue Harvest Days

The Apple Hill Growers are celebrating lavender and blueberries at this month’s Lavender Blue Harvest Days on June 20 and 21 and June 27 and 28. These June weekends are the perfect time to visit Apple Hill farms for u-pick experiences, lavender and blueberry treats,...
Apple Hill Wineries Begin to Reopen

Apple Hill Wineries Begin to Reopen

Three Apple Hill wineries begin wine service this month! Apple Hill Growers’ farms and wineries have had to change the way they operate to be in accordance with state and local shelter in place guidelines. Starting this week, area wineries will be able to open for...
Apple Hill Wineries Begin to Reopen

Apple Hill Wineries Begin to Reopen

Three Apple Hill Wineries Begin Wine Service This Month! Apple Hill Growers’ farms and wineries have had to change the way they operate to be in accordance with state and local shelter in place guidelines. Starting this week, area wineries will be able to open for...
Celebrate Mom this Weekend!

Celebrate Mom this Weekend!

Moms are always working overtime, but this year in particular they’re juggling work, home schooling, household management and more. The Apple Hill Growers appreciate this year’s unique challenges and are making it easy to celebrate your mom with a taste of the...
Apple Hill Farms Provide in Pandemic

Apple Hill Farms Provide in Pandemic

While everyone is staying home during this time of crisis, the Apple Hill Growers are still working to make sure families have access to fresh produce, locally made products and wine. Farmers markets and wineries are considered essential businesses, though they’re all...
Many Wineries Stay Open for Pick-up

Many Wineries Stay Open for Pick-up

Apple Hill Wineries Offer Discounts and Shipping Deals. Many wineries remain OPEN! Wine available to purchase; No tastings.  Seasonal farms still closed. While seasonal farms are still closed, the Apple Hill Growers Associaiton wineries are following Governor Newsom’s...
Feature Grower: 24 Carrot Farm

Feature Grower: 24 Carrot Farm

The calendar still says winter but the Apple Hill Growers are busy prepping for spring at their farms, orchards and vineyards. Last year, February/March was particularly cold and snowy. This time around, it’s been unseasonably warm and dry. Farming is a...
Apple Hill Olive Oil Wins International Award

Apple Hill Olive Oil Wins International Award

Collina di Mela Wins Silver Medal at International Olive Oil Competition! This 100% Apple Hill grown olive oil shares honor with top olive oils from around the world. Collina di Mela’s 2019 harvest extra virgin olive oil was named a silver medalist at the 2020 Los...
Fall in Love with Apple Hill

Fall in Love with Apple Hill

Rolling hills, rows of vineyards, perhaps a glimpse of spring buds on fruit trees. The Apple Hill area may be known for its bountiful fall harvest, but the region is on the brink of a spring awakening making it the perfect destination for romance this monthWhile most...
Apple Hill Wine Tasting

Apple Hill Wine Tasting

Winter is the perfect time for wine tasting at our Apple Hill Grower wineries. Cozy up in our tasting rooms or take advantage of those mild sunny days in the winter for a wine picnic! Best part is… we are just off of Highway 50 so if you are Tahoe bound for...
Apple Hill for the Holidays! Who’s open?!

Apple Hill for the Holidays! Who’s open?!

It’s time for hot cider, snow and holidays cheer. Yes, we do have some farms open in December and Christmas tree farms to visit as well. You can stock up on pies and wine. Many of our farms have plenty of goodies for presents or stocking stuffers. Here are the...
Thank You Sponsors! Christmas Tree Season

Thank You Sponsors! Christmas Tree Season

It’s the time of year to be thankful for the beautiful harvest and all of the supporters of the Apple Hill Growers Association. We are a non-profit farming association which now represents over 50 farms, orchards, wineries and cideries. Our association strives...
November- Best Kept Secret!

November- Best Kept Secret!

Many locals know, November may be the best kept secret for an amazing visit to our Apple Hill Grower Farms. A great time to stock up on holiday pies and enjoy all the fall has to offer… including amazing fall colors, especially the first two weeks of November....
November and Apple Hill Harvest Run

November and Apple Hill Harvest Run

Enjoy all that Apple Hill has to offer going into November including the beautiful fall colors and crisp air. Our crowds thin at the end of October making November one of the best kept secrets! What better way to enjoy Apple Hill goodies than by rewarding yourself...
Hidden Gems, Power Outages and October Travel Tips

Hidden Gems, Power Outages and October Travel Tips

October is here and it is a favorite time to come up to Apple Hill! Weekends are the most popular, but remember lots of the Apple Hill Grower farms are open Monday- Friday so weekdays are an ideal time to experience the fun. We are expecting power outages as part of...
Peak of Apple Season, Go Now!

Peak of Apple Season, Go Now!

Apple Hill Growers orchards are bursting with apples right now. Did you know, we grow nearly two dozen types of apples! Whether you are looking for pre-picked apples or to pick for yourself, it is the perfect time to take a trip to the hill. We find that those that...
Enjoy Johnny Appleseed Day!

Enjoy Johnny Appleseed Day!

It’s Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday Celebration! Every year the Apple Hill Growers celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday with kids activities PLUS fun for Adults at our wineries. Look for participating Apple Hill Farms and Wineries with things like a...
Apple Hill Hard Cider Trail

Apple Hill Hard Cider Trail

Prime apple picking season starts in September, but it’s also the best time to experience apples in a different form – hard cider. The Apple Hill Growers have been producing hard cider for generations and now many farms are offering unique brews that showcase the...
Locals’ Days- We Say Thank You

Locals’ Days- We Say Thank You

Before harvest season is in full swing, the Apple Hill Growers want to show their appreciation to its neighbors for being loyal supporters of its local farms for more than 50 years. From Friday, September 6 to Sunday, September 8, El Dorado County residents will...