Apple Picking in NE

by Meg on September 24, 2012

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I heart apples!

Yesterday was a picture perfect day to go apple picking in New England.

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We decided to try out Shelburne Farms in Stow for our apple picking pleasure. They had a good selection of Cortlands, McIntosh, Macoun, and Empire for us to pick and were only about 20 miles from the house.

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It was jam packed near the parking lot and kid zones (farm animals and hay mounds) but the in orchards it was nice and peaceful. Dave, Brita, and I felt like we were the only ones there at some points.

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While these two  were super excited about their first apples on the outside of the tree-

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I went for the hidden gems way underneath.

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In about an hour our bag was packed to the brim and Dave said, “it was time to go get cider donuts!”

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Alas, the wait for donuts was over an hour so we decided to move on to lunch in Concord and donuts at Wilson Farm.

We decided on Main Street Market & Café for lunch. I was decided on which salad I was going to have when the attendant at the counter said they offer both gluten free bread for sandwiches and gluten free flatbread for their pizzas! Woo-hoo!

I decided on their marguerite pizza for lunch, while Dave had the Harvest sandwich and Brita had the turkey bacon club!

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My gf pizza was delicious! I decided to save half for lunch another time this week Smile

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While Dave and Brita gobbled theirs right up! Sorry about all the thumb in these pictures!

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After fueling up at Main Street we were off to Wilson Farm to grab cider donuts for Dave and Brita. I forgot to take a picture of them but I can tell you they were happily gobbled up by many people coming in and out of our house all night long Winking smile

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