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 30 Jun 2016

Summer Hours
**9am to 6 pm Monday thru Saturday**
**10am to 6 pm Sunday**

**Antique Tractor Day**
Saturday 2 July


**Our Tomatoes**


**Indiana Blueberries**


**Indiana Peaches**
Please Call 317-878-9317 For Availability


++Many of Our Animals Are Already Back++



**Morning Yoga at Apple Works**

Classes will be held on Thursday mornings (rain or shine) in June , 9:00-10:00am (no class on June 14th)
Join Becky Mann, RYT200hr yoga instructor for gentle yoga out on the shelter that overlooks the lake on Thursday mornings in June to salute the sun and begin the day with focus and clarity.
All levels welcome. Free will donation class!

**With New Exciting Items Of Decor**




**Apple Wood Now Available $70 per rick


Variety Uses

Here is a quick guide to our Top 21 apples
plus some of the standards of the industry
for your various kitchen needs. You can
find more in-depth information at
Our Top 21 Apples page or
Pick the Perfect Apple page.


Variety Flavor Pie Bake Sauce Eat Harvest Date
Pristine T G E E F Jul 17-22
Zestar! ST E G E E Aug 4-10
Ginger Gold ST E E E E Aug 12-18
Gala ST E G E E Aug 17-28
Swiss Gourmet ST E E E E Aug 18-30
Jonamac ST G F E E Sep 1-12
Honey Crisp ST E E E E Sep 8-12
Sweet 16 S G E E E Sep 8-16
Crimson Crisp TS E E E E Sep 15-25
Pixie Crunch ST E E E E Sep 15-30
Daybreak Fuji S G E E E Sep 15-21
Jonathan T E G F G Sep 15-25
Jonagold ST E E E E Sep 20-27
Red Del. S - - - E Sep 20-27
Yellow Del. S G E E E Sep 23-27
Melrose T E E G E Sep 25-30
Splendour S G E E E Oct 1-10
Suncrisp ST E E E E Oct 5-15
Braeburn ST E E G E Oct 7-14
Golden Russet TS - - - E Oct 7-14
Cameo ST - - - E Oct 15-20
Fuji S - - - E Oct 15-20
Virginia Gold ST E E E E Oct 15-20
St. Winesap T G E F G Oct 15-20
Goldrush T G G F E Oct 25-31
Pink Lady T/S E E E E Nov 9-13

S=Sweet, T=Tart, ST=Sweet/Tart, TS=Tart/Sweet
E=Excellent, G=Good, F=Fair


*OUR BAKED GOODS*

*Dutch Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, Dutch Apple Bars, Apple Bread, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Pie*
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*Double Crust Apple Pie****Thank You For Your Votes*
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Welcome to The Apple Works


135 Acre Farm

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If you would like to download our brochure, and have highspeed internet and Adobe PDF,
Please selectAppleworks 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)

appleworks@embarqmail.com General
appleworksfieldtrips@gmail.com Field Trips
appleworksevents@gmail.com Groups & Weddings

WELCOME TO THE APPLE WORKS


+Super Slide+
Fast, Dark, & Fun


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




LOOK DOWN TO SEE WHAT
WILL RETURN IN FALL 2016



To Print Our 2016 Entertainment On Legal Paper

MUSIC & EVENTS
Date 11:30 to 2:00 2:30 to 5:00

Sat 18 Jun
Afternoon Drone In


Afternoon Drone In

Sat 2 Jul
Antique Tractor Day

Antique Tractor Day

Antique Tractor Day

Sat&Sun 3&4 Sep
Music

Dave Miller

Dulcimer Day
Sat Only

Sat 10 Sep 1:30pm
Apple Dessert Bakeoff

Registration Form

Sat&Sun 10&11 Sep
Music

Dave Miller

Davis and Devitt

Sat 17 Sep
Apple Butter Festival

Sat&Sun 17&18 Sep
Music

Dave Miller

Bomar&Ritter

Sat&Sun 24&25 Sep
Music
Vendor Form

Highland Reign
+ Clan Desdin

Highland Reign
+ Clan Desdin

Sat 1 Oct
Pumpkin Pallooza

Sat&Sun 1&2 Oct
Music

Dave Miller

Davis and Devitt

Sat&Sun 8&9 Oct
Music

Dave Miller

Dave Miller

Sat&Sun 15&16 Oct
Music

Dave Miller

Bomar&Ritter

Sat&Sun 22&23 Oct
Music

Dave Miller

Allie Burbrink

Sat 29 Oct 1:30pm
2nd Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume
Registration Form

Modern Day Miracle

Sun 30 Oct
Music

Scott Strange

Modern Day Miracle




Apple Works Express Will Return*


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