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201 Hanson Ridge Road, Springvale, Maine  04083

2020 Corn Maze
End of year
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COVID 19 in 2020

Well, besides the pandemic our season ended early. The earliest it ever ended. We closed the orchards for picking at the end of September. A light crop, heavy June drop, the extreme drought and many loyal customers added up to a shortened season. We closed the Farm Store on October

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apples
recipe
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Apple Pie

Any apple can be used for a pie. We like McIntosh. Others swear by Cortland. Northern Spy makes one of the best pies. How to make a pie crust and videoPreheat oven to 400 degrees6 cups of thinly sliced apples, pared, cored3/4 cup of sugar – adjust this for your

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rhubarb custard pie
recipe
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Rhubarb Custard Pie

This recipe came from Ellen’s Great Aunt Polly. When we posted this picture on Instagram and Facebook we received some comments from relatives. “Rhubarb always reminds me of Aunt Polly. Rhubarb sauce!” and “Yes!!! I remember Aunt Polly making that pie…recipe please?”. So why not share the recipe. 1 heaping

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Semi-retired Capt Jack in Mexico
Holiday
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Happy Holidays

You may have noticed that we took a break from posting right around Christmas… that’s because Semi-Retired Captain Jack and family were in full vacation mode…in Mexico!.That’s right, Jack and family spent the holidays in the city of Mérida, bringing North Pole vibes to southern climes (meaning, yes, of course

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Six bins of apples to be donated to a food pantry
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2015 Review

We are not looking for a pat on the back. We could only make these donations because we had such a fantastic season. We did try to sell as much as we could. Surely other farmers in the State donated also. Every year the Master Gardeners have gleaned apples here

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