Get out and pick some apples. Or pumpkins.
Oct. 8, 2009
The Apple Works
CR 250 West
Trafalgar, IN 46181
IU buys its apples from this local farm, and you can see the trees where your apples are grown. Stop by for 15 varieties of pumpkins, squashes and gourds, and farm-fresh preserves, pies, and fudge.
369 East Greencastle Road
Mooresville, IN 46158
This 150-acre orchard has been around since 1969. They’ve got apples, pumpkins, and a special treat for picking: chestnuts.
8820 Old State Road 37
The cider at Musgrave Orchard is as local as it gets. The apples are grown just 10 miles away, and the cider is a perfect warm-me-up on chilly fall days.
8024 N State Road 37
This local vineyard serves wine without the snootiness. Oliver Winery makes nearly 40 varieties of wine, and serves fresh cheese with tastings. The winery will be selling bottles at the farmers’ market, Oct. 24.
Upland Brewing Co.
350 W. 11th St.
You know your party host has good taste when he’s got Upland wheat ale in the fridge. Upland is a local beer-brewing company that brews five standard and eight seasonal ales. Their Web site has beer descriptions as well as an online tour of the premises.