NH tree fruit growers produce more than 1,300 acres of fruit annually. When you buy NH grown apples, peaches, plums, pears, apricots and cherries, you’re getting the freshest fruit available while supporting NH farms.
Cherries are challenging to grow but are worth the effort! The delicate fruit is sensitive to the weather and makes a treat for the birds. A dozen different varieties of sweet and sour cherries are grown in New Hampshire with a short harvest window of only 1-3 weeks in late June.
NH plums have a a tart sweet sour taste and smooth, edible skin. They’re at their best in August when they’re fresh, ripe, and juicy.
In a good summer in August and September, New Hampshire has over one hundred and thirty acres of peaches ripening. Peaches are a delicate fruit New Hampshire is on border for how far north they can grow. Our soil well-suited for them and the hardier varieties grow well here.
NH pear trees blossom a few days before apple trees and produce a delicate fruit ready in September.
Over 50 varieties of apples are grown in New Hampshire apples, including heirloom varieties. Although apple season runs from August through October, every variety is not available the whole time. McIntosh remains a favorite variety along with Cortland, Empire, Macoun, Gala, Mutsu, Honeycrisp.
Looking for information on berries? Many of our member farms also offer berries and other fresh farm products. Search the list here.