HAMPTON FALLS, N.H. — The calendar has turned to September, and some leaves have started to change color. Fall is in the air, which means apple picking season is beginning in New Hampshire! To kick off the season, Governor Chris Sununu will be at Applecrest Farm Orchards for the ceremonial picking of the first apple on Friday, September 17. NH Agriculture Commissioner Shawn Jasper will be in attendance with Governor Sununu.
Applecrest Farm Orchards owner Todd Wagner is pleased to welcome the governor for the first picking, saying, “[We] are super happy to host Governor Sununu and Commissioner Jasper, and appreciate how they support local agriculture in New Hampshire.”
For any who may wish to attend, Applecrest Farm Orchards can be located at 133 Exeter Road in Hampton Falls.
About the New Hampshire Fruit Growers Association:
The NH Fruit Growers Association (NHFGA) is a non-profit association made up of tree fruit farmers, commercial, and supporting members who share a passion for New Hampshire-grown apples, peaches, cherries, plums, and pears. Among the association’s approximately 30 member orchards and farms, there’s diversity in size, fruit, and farm products, but they all gladly share the hard work of taking great care to grow quality fresh fruit for their customers. Keep up with NHFGA on Facebook and Instagram (@NHFruitGrowers) for nutrition information, fun facts, recipes, and more!
–New Hampshire Fruit Growers Association
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