Group Events. Detailed information on all our 65 varieties of apples! A full calendar of everything we do here at the Apple Works. Preserves, dressings, fudge and ice cream shoppes, even primitive furniture and garden decor, come check it out. Our greenhouse is bursting with color, take a look! All you need to plan your trip down to the Apple Works and enjoy the surrounding area.
All the information you need to plan a Field Trip to our orchard. We would be honored to host your wedding. Click here to learn about our packages. Games and pictures for parents and kids. Pictures and recipes for all our delectable varieties. A complete guide for pruning apple trees. Click here to learn the history of our orchard.

8157 South 250 West, Trafalgar, IN 46181
(317) 878-9317

Updated 27 May 2015

Monday Through Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 6pm

**Our Strawberries Have Begun**

Sorry. No U-pick strawberries this year. Field rotation.

**Our Apple Works Tomatoes Will Be Arriving Soon**

*Greenhouse Open*

++Our Greenhouse and Spring Art Are Open++

Video by Matthew Condon

*The trees are almost all pruned*


*Dutch Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, Dutch Apple Bars, Apple Bread, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Pie*

*Double Crust Apple Pie****Thank You For Your Votes*
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Welcome to The Apple Works

135 Acre Farm

Spring Bloom At The Orchard


Spring Arts and Crafts

++Our Animals Have Returned++

If you would like to download our brochure, and have highspeed internet and Adobe PDF,
Please select
Appleworks Brochure. You may have to use Scale to Fit in order to print.

No Admission Charges
U-Pick Pumpkins
No U-Pick Apples (Maybe Someday, If We Can Plant Enough Trees) General Field Trips Groups & Weddings


+Super Slide+
Fast, Dark, & Fun

+Baffling Bamboo Maze+
It's a Challenge to Solve


Two Days for Great Pumpkin Run 2015 -- October 10 and 11

Please select 2015 Great Pumpkin Run
Signup Begins Mid-March

Date 11:30 to 2:00 2:30 to 5:00
Saturday&Sunday 5&6 Sep Dave Miller Bomar&Ritter
Saturday&Sunday 12&13 Sep Dave Miller Davis and Devitt
Saturday&Sunday 19&20 Sep
Vendor Form
Highland Reign + Clan Desdin Highland Reign + Clan Desdin
Saturday&Sunday 26&27 Sep Dave Miller Davis and Devitt
Saturday 3 Oct Dave Miller & Kevin Acoustic Relief Dave & Kevin Acoustic Relief
Sunday 4 Oct Dave Miller & Kevin Acoustic Relief Dave & Kevin Acoustic Relief
Saturday&Sunday 10&11 Oct Dave Miller Bomar&Ritter
Saturday&Sunday 17&18 Oct Dave Miller Tim Dooley & Angel
Saturday&Sunday 24&25 Oct Dave Miller Modern Day Miracle

Apple Works Express Will Return*

*U-Pick Pumpkins Will Begin The Last Weekend In September*

+18 Acres of U-Pick Pumpkins+

+Wagon Rides to Pumpkin Patch+

+Apple Shots+

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+Corn Maze+


Conservation, Sustainability, and Biodiversity

The Apple Works has always invested significant amount of time and money in conservation,
sustainability, and biodiversity. Our goal at The Apple Works is to promote health
for our customers by producing healthy food in clean and healthy soil. We support
apple biodiversity with over 55 varieties of apples that ripen from July through November.
We disappoint gleaner organizations because we do not have produce for them:
apples with visual defects are utilized in our baked goods or cider.
We frequently reevaluate our agricultural practices and utilize sustainable practices
that build the soil, conserve water, and keep the air and water clean. From the beginning
we have invested large amounts of money and time restoring once eroded fields to
permanently planted orchard interspaced with carefully maintained grass; we have utilized
a disperse, slow and detain approach to control water runoff and water quality
and installed over 8 acres of retention ponds with balanced fish populations.
The Apple Works shreds brush and branches from pruning in the rows to regenerate the soil.
We closely monitor tree health, using carefully selected applications while not injuring
non-target organism and beneficials. We provide tours to all to experience the care
of nature that we practice. Finally, we partner with other Indiana growers who also
practice conservation and sustainability, always striving to obtain that produce that
we do not grow as close to home as possible.

We're glad you could join us.
Scroll down for a brief introduction to our orchard or
select one of the links above for more information.

You have reached the homepage for the Apple Works orchard, featuring over 50
varieties of apples, asian pears and beautiful pumpkins, squashes and gourds.
During the summer we carry local home-grown peaches, berries, melons, tomatoes,
green beans, onions, potatoes and sweet corn
when in season. We also have a barn
filled to the brim with exotic spreads, salsas, baking mixes, and our huge selection
of jams, jellies, dressings and fruit butters. We are located off of
County Road 250 W in Trafalgar IN, just a short drive away from
Indianapolis, historic Nashville and Brown County, the world famous
architecture of Columbus IN, and Bean Blossom,
the home of bluegrass legend Bill Monroe.

Stop on by our country store for a taste of our delectable
made-from-scratch baked goods fresh from our oven. We have old
favorites like Apple Dumplings, Apple Pies, Dutch Apple Bars, and Apple Bread
as well as special holiday desserts when in season. And don't forget, you
can make that pie ala mode at our Ice Cream Shoppe or sample some of our
homemade fudge.

We hope you plan to stay awhile when you come visit. Just outside
our barn is a picnic area where you can enjoy a cool cider slush and
the sounds of the waterfall across the pond. Our gazebo is a great place
for a quiet chat or family photos. Take the kids across the way to visit the
animals at the farm animal exhibit or take a ride through the orchard in one of our
tractor-drawn wagons.

When Spring is in bloom, our greenhouse is bursting with
flowers and our friendly staff will help you find exactly
what you need. We carry Indiana Mums in a wide variety of colors
all through the summer. We also offer Christmas trees and wreaths
after Thanksgiving as well as our beautiful Williamsburg fans.
No matter what the season we're always busy here on the farm!

So come on by the Apple Works. We'll have some cold cider
waiting for you when you arrive.
We have bushels of information at the links above,
or you can scroll down to
learn more about our orchard and its history.
Thanks for visiting!
-The Apple Works

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The Apple Works Orchard
8157 South 250 West Trafalgar, IN 46181
(317) 878-9317