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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will unfortunately NOT be having an apple sale this year (August, 2020). We WILL, however, have cherry sales BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, beginning in August. Please email us at wildsalmon@alaskalife.net for cherry picking appointments. Thank you for your understanding during these uncertain times and we hope to see you next year! Hello and... Continue Reading →

Picking Dates

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will unfortunately NOT be having an apple sale this year (August, 2020). We WILL, however, have cherry sales BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, beginning in August. Please email us at wildsalmon@alaskalife.net for cherry picking appointments. Thank you for your understanding during these uncertain times and we hope to see you next year! The Apple... Continue Reading →

Orchard Etiquette

How to properly pick an Apple: GRASP the branch gently. Then lightly pull and twist the apple off. For your safety and the health of our trees, we ask that you follow a few guidelines when you are enjoying our orchard- thank you! Safety Guidelines: • Children must be supervised at all times • All participants... Continue Reading →

What apple tastes best?

Well, that really depends on you and your palate. For example, owners Randy and Sonja's tastes vary - Randy likes Westland and Norland for eating while Sonja enjoys Jersey Mac, State Fair and Sweet Sixteen. We think all of our apples are good for cooking. We've used them for applesauce, pie, cake, and chutney to... Continue Reading →

Recipes from the Orchard

From 2012 to present day apple recipes have been handed out at the apple sale. Enjoy all of these recipes from the past years! Baked Apple Butter (2012) From Sonja Arduser baked-apple-butter PRINTABLE DOWNLOAD Apx 12 pounds of apples from the orchard Cut apple meat from core, do not peel, cover with water Cook gently till... Continue Reading →

Orchard Map

All of our fruit trees mapped out here: Download your own map here: clarks-orchard-map The apple varieties we grow are listed below: Almata Antonovka Bella Vista Chinese Golden Clark/Klatt Crab Dakota Gold Goodland Gravenstein Hazen Heyer 12 Hickel Jersey Mac Keer Lodi Norland Oriole Parkland Red Dutchess Renetka Rootstock Sheepnose State Fair Sweet Sixteen Westland... Continue Reading →

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