EPISODE 9 – APPLE PICKING

Though we are now further away from the great majority of our friends, the move to Vermont has moved us closer to a few others.  Amy and Jeff, who moved to the Upper Valley in New Hampshire a couple years ago, fall into that category.  This weekend we took advantage of the fact that only about 60 miles separate us to have a visit.  So we headed off to Williston to pick apples at Adams Apple Orchard.

Adams Apple Orchard is situated on a hillside with a panoramic view of the Green Mountains in the distance.  (But, then again, aren’t they all in this state.)  Unlike farms I’ve seen in most other parts of the state, Adams suffers (and surely benefits) from its proximity to Burlington and all the chain stores in Williston.  Driving to the orchard, one drives through subdivisions sprawling across the converted farm land.  Though the orchard itself is beautiful, the feel here is distinctly suburban. Continue reading

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