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More Than Delicious Orchard

9905 W. Thompson Rd., Woodstock, IL 60098

Farms & Orchards

This seasonal orchard offers more than 80 varieties of apples and pears.

Back in 1981, Mike & Velma Downes began planting pear and apple trees on their property. It started out as a small hobby for them, and a great way to get their kids, Brian & Emily, doing some chores and farm work. Over the years, they planted varieties that sounded fun, tasty, or just plain interesting. The orchard eventually got to the point where there were far more apples than the family could handle. So, they began to sell the apples on weekends to friends and neighbors off of the picnic table.

Now enjoy their fruit as much as they do.  They are only open during the apple season. The weekends we are open depends on when the apples and pears ripen, so it varies from year to year.

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