Sweetser’s Apple Barrel and Orchards: Our Family Farm since 1812 – Opening for the Season on July 5, 2017.

The Apple Barrel market is OPEN July 5, 2017.  Wednesday – Saturday, noon – 6:00 pm   We have frozen Cider, Chipman Farm corn and vegetables, plus Standard Baking Company Bread and Cumberland Baking Co. pastries, cookies, and pies.

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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Opening Day is Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

Summer hours in July will be noon to 6:00 pm, 4 day a week.  Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  We will feature local produce including Strawberries, Greens, Tomatoes, and daily picked specials. We also offer Maple Syrup, Honey, Baked Goods, Pastries, and Fresh Bread.

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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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Opening Day is Wednesday, July 1st

The market will be open daily from 11 am until 6 pm. We are excited to announce that Chipman Farms will be stocking the market daily with fresh strawberries and vegetables. This week will feature Strawberries, Tomatoes, Greens and more selection daily.

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Springtime at the Orchard, April 2015

Springtime sunset in late April.  The apple trees have been pruned and soon, the leaves will emerge.  Apple blossom time is not far away.


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The 2014 Season is Underway!

Fall has arrived!

We have mums, pumpkins, and of course, our wonderful apple cider made each day using all the apples we have in the market at the time!

We are now open Monday through Sunday from 9-6, and welcome you to stop in and say “Hi” to our friendly staff, learn about all our interesting varieties of apples, and enjoy our apples, cider, baked goods, bread, and more!

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