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Jul 27, 2014 10:33 AM

2014 Sonoma Apple Crop

Does anyone have some harvest information on this year's Sonoma apple crop? Quality, quantity and price. I'm particulary interested in the gravenstein, golden delicious and hawaii varieties.

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  1. Some of the vendors at the Saturday morning farmers market in Healdsburg yesterday already had apples. I didn't focus on them so didn't pay attention to prices or taste any. These early fruits were very small in size.

    Everything is so early this year. Gravs start right about now.

    One of the best places to buy and taste apples is Walker Apples in Graton.
    Here's a link to a typical harvest schedule from an earlier year to give you a sense of the varieties it grows and the crop sequence,