All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Apple Creek Orchard

5524 185th Street
Faribault, MN 55021
United States
Telephone: 952-210-8007
Visiting: Public access - visitors welcome

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In 1951 Gerhart & Else Sawatzky started an apple orchard on their family farm. Dan Ableman bought the orchard in 1997 and operated it for 24 years. In 2021 Kevin and Tami Theis bought it from Dan. From a working farm to a agri-entertainment destination, this land has been a staple in the Faribault community for over 70 years!

Our apples are the star of the show!
With over 12,000 trees and 25+ varieties, we have been a wholesale and retail orchard for over 70 years! 

Our varieties include:
First Kiss, Honeycrisp, SweeTango, Zestar, Chestnut crabapple, Haralson, Sansa, Stella, B-51, MacIntosh, Sweet 16, Cortland, Wealthy, Keepsake, Snowsweet, Whitney crabapple, Snowdrift, Black Arkansas, Evercrisp, Blondies, Sonya, Riverbelle, Pazazz, Ambrosia, Pie Blend.

Products / Fruit Grown

Apples available for local collectionNon-Alcoholic Cider / Juice AvailablePreserves/Honey Available

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