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 experiencing power outages BUT most...
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...
More Farms Opening Soon!

More Farms Opening Soon!

It’s here! Time for apples, hay rides, donuts and cider.  More seasonal Apple Hill Grower ranches will continue to open up through Labor Day weekend. See our Cider Press for full details. And if you are up our way, and see apples on the ground already, no...
Apple Season Is Here!

Apple Season Is Here!

It’s here! Time for apples, hay rides, donuts and cider.  Now open… the Apple Hill Grower ranches, High Hill Ranch and Abel’s Apples Acres,  with more ranches set to open later this month, it is sure to be a fantastic season. And if you are up our...
You-Pick Season is Here!

You-Pick Season is Here!

Summer is a perfect time to visit for an authentic hands-on farm experience! Our berries, veggies and flowers are at their peak and you-pick season is under way. Ever tried a loganberry or olallieberry? These are just some of the unique varieties offered at...
Farm to Fork Dinner-        Final Tickets on Sale!

Farm to Fork Dinner- Final Tickets on Sale!

       Our 50 farms will come together once again for the Apple Hill Growers Farm to Fork dinner pairing wine and produce… grown on our farms! Summer is the perfect time to enjoy all that Apple Hill has to offer which is more than apples! Did you know...
Blossoms Are Here!

Blossoms Are Here!

Blossom season is here! Take a drive near any of our Apple Hill Grower farms and you’ll see our orchards coming to life! Bees are buzzing and the pops of white and pink dot the hillsides.  Currently apple blossoms are in full bloom or just past peak on lower...
Sustaining Our Farming Heritage

Sustaining Our Farming Heritage

By Chris Delfino, Delfino Farms, President of the Apple Hill Growers Association. I was raised with six siblings on a farm where we learned from our parents, Edio and Joan Delfino, that the value of hard work and a deep love of the land has a positive impact on the...
Spring Awakening!

Spring Awakening!

Our farms are starting to wake up from their winter slumber! Despite the late chill, Apple Hill is really starting to show its Spring colors!  Our apple blossoms are still weeks away from their spectacular beauty, but we are seeing blossoms on the few almond trees...
Stretch Your Wine Knowledge

Stretch Your Wine Knowledge

The best part of tasting in Apple Hill may not even be the beauty of our vineyards in rolling hills and pines, it may be that you have so many opportunities to talk with our winemakers and take away some serious knowledge. Apple Hill Grower wineries offer many events...
Snow, Hail- Nothing Stops Apple Hill Farmers!

Snow, Hail- Nothing Stops Apple Hill Farmers!

Harvesting winter crops in the rain, hail and snow… “It’s been great!” says Ben Hanson, farmer and owner of 24 Carrot Farm. No, really he says that…with a smile as hail came down. Show must go on for the Apple Hill farms dealing with this...
Biggest Apple Hill Snow in Years!

Biggest Apple Hill Snow in Years!

Every branch, every vine covered in winter beauty! Snow falls at most of our Apple Hill Grower farms once or twice a season but this February brought the most we’ve seen in years. It is quite a sight to see some of our favorite farms covered in a blanket of...
Dreamy Apple Hill Weddings

Dreamy Apple Hill Weddings

There are so many reasons to love Apple Hill, the scenic beauty, the authentic farm setting, special times with family and friends… it’s no wonder Apple Hill weddings are gaining popularity. Whether the wedding theme is simple and sophisticated or laid back and...
Thank You For Visiting!

Thank You For Visiting!

Another year has come and gone, and we could not have done it without the fabulous customers and visitors to our Apple Hill Growers!  Your support means the world to us and we hope you will continue to share this special place with your friends and family for years to...
Give A Gift That Keeps On Giving

Give A Gift That Keeps On Giving

We know this holiday season will be so hard on the people who have lost everything in the Camp Fire. And the road to recovery will be a long one. In December, half of all online sales of the Apple Hill Growers 50th Anniversary cook book will go to help the victims of...
Ready For the Holidays?

Ready For the Holidays?

We are!  Apple Hill Growers are open and ready for families to come pick out their holiday pies, wines, cider, fruit, jams, and CHRISTMAS TREES.  Many farms are still open this month and some into December!  We’ve still got some Fall colors, Bake Shops, Visits...
Spend Veteran’s DAY at Apple Hill Growers!

Spend Veteran’s DAY at Apple Hill Growers!

Come celebrate Veteran’s Day with the Apple Hill Growers!  Many farms WILL BE OPEN on Monday, November 12th (observance day), and some will have special activities & events this weekend, too CLICK HERE FOR ACTIVITIES.  Many farms and wineries are still open...