As you start to welcome in the fall and dig out your annual apple recipes you might want to check out this list of apple orchards near you! You can pick your own Minnesota grown apples and make your dessert extra special this year.

According to the site Minnesota Grown, some apples are ready to be picked! The site encourages you to visit an orchard and pick your own apples. Often times you can make a day out of it.

  • Collegeville Orchards in Avon
  • Hidden Cove Orchard in Cold Sprint
  • Fair Haven Farm in South Haven
  • Foothills Orchard & Gardens, LLC in Little Falls
  • Carlson's Orchard in Annandale
  • Fresh on 55 by Pennock Proudce in Eden Valley
  • Five Gingers Farm in Princeton
  • Organic Breezy Hill, LLC in Maple Lake
  • Woods' Edge Apples in Buffalo
  • Plum Crazy Orchard in Buffalo
  • J.Q. Fruit Farm & Orchard in Princeton

Many orchards also offer corn mazes, hay rides and other fun fall activities for the family to enjoy. You're supporting local people and you know exactly where your food is coming from. According to the site, apples protect your bone health and lower your LDL cholesterol.