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Welcome to Candy Apple Orchard's web site ... 
   
Another year is underway, and we are looking forward to our October 2023 Apple Season!!   
 
We have done inventory on all our jams, jellies, salsas and fruit butters and have a few on hand but will definately need to place an order!  
  
The trees in the orchard are dormant even though there are a few leaves still hanging on!  The starlings are busy cleaning up any apples remaining on the trees or the ground.
  
We have appreciated all our friends and family who have provded support and look forward to seeing you again in October. We are truely blessed!!
 
   
Carol & Burton Briggs

Our orchard has a variety of trees including Red Delicious, Golden Delicious and Rome Beauties.  The Golden Delicious have a very good flavor and make a great applesauce and dried apples.  Red Delicious, one of the most famous American varieties, are wonderful in Waldorf Salad. The Rome apples are a firm, slightly tart apple that are great for applesauce, caramel apples, apple pies, apple dumplings, baked apples, and apple crisps.  All three are a good eating apple depending on your preference and are much better picked from the tree than from the grocery store.
 
All u-pick varieties are---- priced at $1.00 per pound. 

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Our location and mailing address is:
4500 Harvest Lane, Emmett, Idaho 83617
 
Located off South Slope Road...Same LOCATION street address has changed 
 
(Former Address: 1871 W South Slope Road) 
 
 

Phone: (208) 365-1413
 



 


We have gotten a number of requests from local photograhers wanting to take professional family photos in the orchard duiring either blossom or apple season.  We have found that the structure of our orchard, two rows of trees circling our property, does not provide the dense orchard feel that most are looking for resulting in trespasses onto the neighboring orchards.  But, call me with your interest and I will share with you some options.

 We will plan to open a limited Field Trip schedule again in 2023.  We always enjoy sharing orchard information with school groups and look forward to seeing you again this year.
 
Candy Apple Orchard is also making Reisinger Honey available to our customers who have an interest in local honey. 
    
Our goal is to make your visit to our orchard  a family adventure that you will want to repeat every year as some of our guests already do.
 
We look forward to seeing you again this apple season!
 
 
*Updated 01/11/2023

Click here to check out a blog about a visit to Candy Apple Orchard.

Click here to check out the Capital Press Article on our orchard!

Click here for Gem County Chamber of Commerce web site and Orchard Map

Emmett Events

There are several 2023 events happening in Emmett that may be of interest:

 

April     - Wings & Wheets (Airplanes & Classic Vehicles) at the Emmett Municiple Airport - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

May 12 - 12th Annual Gem County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

May  ?    - BOP Car Show (Buick-Oldsmobile-Poniac) - 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM at NW corner of Emmett City Park 

  ?              - Love at First Walk 

June 14-17 - 88th Annual Cherry Festival, Emmett City Park (2023 Theme : ???)

July 4th - Emmett Optimists Annual Fire Work Show, Gem County Sports Island, Emmett

 ?          - Show & Shine hosted by Emmett Lions Club, Emmett City Park  and Cruise Night

 July 29 - 4H Shows - Gem/Boise County Fair Grounds

 August 2-5 - Gem County Fair & Rodeo, Gem County Fair Grounds, Emmett - 2022 Theme:  "It's the most wonderful time of the year."

September 29 & 30 - 30th Annual Harvest Festival & Street Fair, Downtown Emmett, Gem County Chamber of Commerce

Oct  ? - A River Through Time, Civil War Encampment & Reenactment, Gem County Sports Island, Emmett



 

 


 

  

Questions or comments? Get in touch with us by phone or the email link below.

carol@candyappleorchard.com

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