Sweetser’s Apple Barrel and Orchards: Our Family Farm since 1812 – Open daily through Sunday December 17th from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm.

The Apple Barrel market is open every day from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm.  We have fresh apples and Cider. Cumberland Baking Co. pastries, cookies, and Stones cafe apple pies and cider doughnuts.

Since 1812 the Sweetser family has grown a wide variety of popular and heirloom apple varieties. Today, three generations of the Sweetser family help run the orchard business.  See the chart of our apple varieties here. We are in the process of updating the chart to include the new varieties that we have planted. We now grow 50 varieties of apples on the Sweetser Orchard.

Sweetser’s Apple Barrel & Orchards LLC

19 Blanchard Road
Cumberland, Maine 04021
Telephone: (207) 829 6599
Email: info@maineapple.com

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Open Daily through December 17th

The Apple Barrel Farm Stand continues to operate daily. We have nearly 20 varieties available in the market including the popular Honeycrisp, Mac, Cortland, Macoun, Liberty, Empire, Spartan, Red and Golden Delicious, Northern Spy, Baldwin, and Spencer. Our utility grade of apples are excellent for all cooking uses.

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September 10th is Maine Apple Sunday

Sweetser’s Apple Barrel and Orchards will offer samples of Connie Sweetser’s favorite apple crisp to celebrate Maine’s delicious apples. Our heirloom variety, Red Gravenstein will be the main ingredient of this delicious desert.

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The Apple Barrel is open daily starting Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Our summer hours are expanding now that we have apples in the Market.  The selection grows each week and we now feature apples, native peaches, fresh corn, tomatoes, vegetables, Maple Syrup, Honey, and baked goods. Our summer hours are noon until 6:00 pm 7 days a week.

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The Apple Barrel is now open 7 days a week from noon until 6:00 pm. Summer hours through August.

Summer hours are noon to 6:00 pm, 4 day a week. The market is open 7 days a week.  Apples, Peaches, Fresh Corn, and a variety of vegetables are on display.  We also offer Maple Syrup, Honey, Baked Goods, and Pastries.

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Fresh Apples and Cider

The apple season is here and the flavors just keep getting better. Each week we add new varieties to the market, and you will enjoy discovering all of our choices. DecorativeMacoun2Apples&Cider


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Opening Day is Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Is Apple pie weather!

Perfect time to pick a pumpkin and roast some seeds, find a new apple flavor for your pie or enjoy fresh hot cider.

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Fall is really here!!!

Fall is really here. Pumpkins, apples and cider are fresh on the farm. Open daily 9 am – 6 pm.

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Fresh Pressed CIDER on Saturday September 5th!!!


We are already grading Paula Reds, Red Gravenstein, and Red Cortlands! If you are looking to make apple sauce, Red Astrchan and Duchess make excellent sauce! Alameda Crabapples make fantastic jelly.

We still have farm fresh vegetables from Chipman Farm

Our new market hours begin Saturday September 5, 2015 9-6 daily

We will be carrying Standard Baking Company bread starting Friday September 11, 2015

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VeggieDisplay Opening Day of the Apple Barrel.  Chipman Farm is providing vegetables, baked goods, and strawberries during our summer operations. The Chipman Family has been farming for more than a century and shares the Sweetser family commitment to fresh produce, and friendly service. The apples are growing and our first summer apples will be harvested later in July. Come and visit, 7 days a week. We are open from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm

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