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5 things we love about apple picking

by Laurence-Emmanuelle Bédard Published on September 2, 2015

Apple picking is definitely a big fall tradition in Canada, where picturesque apple orchards abound. Aside from being a fun family activity, here are five more reasons to go apple picking... ​

You can pick your own fruit

There’s no better way to guarantee the freshness and quality of your fruit than to pick them yourself, right off the tree.

You can take beautiful photos

Apple picking means good times with family and friends and capturing those special moments on film against a scenic backdrop.

You can get some exercise

Maybe you won’t burn as many calories as you would doing yoga, but apple picking is still a good way to get the blood pumping in the great outdoors.

You can see cute farm animals

Most apple orchards are located on a farm, so you might see ponies, rabbits, donkeys and goats, as well as more exotic animals like alpacas.

You can bake delicious treats afterwards

The best part about apple picking is using the apples to make your own apple sauce, which you can use in yummy apple pie, crumble, strudel, jam, cake, turnover, or muffin recipes!

by Laurence-Emmanuelle Bédard

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