Participate in a range of apple events during F.O.O.D Week 2020.
Orange Farmers Market Apple Promotion
Saturday 14 March 2020
Join us at the Northcourt on Saturday 14th March to celebrate the Orange Apple Harvest. There will be apple tastings, apple juice and toffee apple sales, information on apples, apple recipes and for the children fun apple activities and meet ‘MR CRUNCH’.
Orange Apple Ramble
Saturday 28 March 2020
Ramble through local orchards on the scenic Canobolas foothills with the orchardist as you enjoy apple based snacks, varieties of apples and taste some cider. Learn about the different apple varieties, view a packhouse and pick a few of your own as you go.
Enjoy a lunch in an orchard before heading off to another orchard with spectacular views over the Towac Valley for dessert. Apple themed games for the kids.
A bus departs outside the Orange Visitor Information Centre at 11am for a short drive to the orchard. Ticket prices:
Family: $180 (2 adults & 2 children)
Pick your Own, Farm Gate and Retail Apple Sales
During F.O.O.D Week and the Harvest Period
During F.O.O.D Week and the Apple Harvest season, take some time out to visit an orchard to pick your own tree ripened apples or to purchase apples fresh off the trees. Take a look at the map to see where you can do this.
Bite Riot 448 Canobolas Rd, Orange. Phone: 02 6365 3477
The Agrestic Grocer 426 Mitchell Hwy, Orange. Phone: 02 6360 4604
Hillside Harvest 1209 The Escort Way, Borenore. Phone: 02 6365 2247
Borrodell Vineyard 298 Lake Canobolas Rd, Orange. Phone: 02 6365 3425
Rose Farm 340 Nancarrow Lane, Nashdale. Phone: 0458 487 501
Thornbrook Orchard 39 Nashdale Ln, Nashdale. Phone: 0427 269 437
Orange Farmers Market October to May – Orange Northcourt, cnr Lords Place and Byng St, Orange (behind Orange Regional Gallery), June to September – Orange Showground, Leeds Parade, Orange. Phone: 0418 654 226
Apples on the Menu
During F.O.O.D Week
Look out for Apple specials at many of Orange’s best cafes and restaurants during F.O.O.D Week.
Beekeepers Inn: Apple and Lamb Curry.
Groundstone: Sweet House Waffles. Caramelised blushing Granny Apples, baked Nashdale Rhubarb, whipped spiced Ricotta, Maple Pecans & Hazelnut Shortcake Crumble
Hillside Harvest: Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls with Apple Relish. Apple Galettes with Little Big Dairy cream.
Lolli Redini: Pressed Pork Belly with a Celeriac & Granny Smith Apple Gratin, Apple Cloves Butter & Caramelised Apples. Souffle with a Spinach, Hazelnut & Apple Salad.
Pickle and Fig Café: Apple Tea Cake w. a thick custard layer.
Red Chilli Deli: Pork and Apple Pies. Hot Apple Turnovers with house made Ice Cream. Apple Pies.
Spilt Milk: Apple Crumble Gelato, Apple Skin Sorbet.
The Agrestic Grocer: Waldorf Salad w/ Compressed Apple Pork Belly Burger w/ Apple Slaw & Apple/Pale Ale Chutney. Spiced Apple & Cinnamon Shortbread Pie.
The Schoolhouse Restaurant, Union Bank Roast pork loin with balsamic glazed apples.
The Sugar Mill: Apple Pies. Apple & Vanilla Custard Danishes. Apple & Rhubarb Crumble.
Wholefood Eatery: Organic Apple Pie.