Farm Star Living, a national lifestyle online brand promoting the farm-to-everything movement, went behind the scenes at Fowler Farms to see what apple growing and processing entails. Fowler Farms, which has been growing apples for more than 150 years, grows and processes more than 20 varieties of apples — and 100 percent pure ciders.
“With it being the traditional apple season, I thought it would be exciting for our customers and consumers alike to see what it takes to grow great quality fruit behind-the-scenes at one of the largest apple growers in the U.S.,” Mary Blackmon, founder of Farm Star Living, said in a press release.
“We are growing over 20 varieties of apples now, which enthusiastic apple-lovers from coast to coast are enjoying," Fowler's Dave Williams said in the release. "Our SweeTango and Empire varieties are in-store now, and the crop couldn’t have been better. We’ll have many more varieties on the shelves in the next few weeks — perfect for the holiday pies, casseroles, mulled ciders and more.”