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Wilklow Orchards

“Our family has been farming this land for six generations — since 1855, and as times have changed, so have we. My husband, Fred, and I have been going to Greenmarket in Brooklyn, NY since 1984, and with the help of our four children, we also started pick-your-own apples at our home farm.

Both our families help make our place something different than the rest. Fred’s mom (Grandma Apple) makes all our homemade jams and jellies. His father, when not in the field is sometimes making cider or doing the weekend hayrides. My mom does all the homemade breads and muffins, while my dad is the gopher. My sister, Dorothy is my right-hand person and helps with everything I do.

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