Buy your apples from the birthplace of the Honeycrisp! Each year we offer a wide selection of apples for sale at the AppleHouse. Look for the University of Minnesota’s newest introduction, First Kiss, as well as other delicious apples, including SweeTango, Zestar!, Honeycrisp, Haralson, Honeygold, Snowsweet and many others. The selection changes throughout the harvest, so call the apple hotline (612-301-3487) to see what varieties are available. Shoppers will also find a wide variety of pumpkins, squash and gourds grown at the Arboretum that come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes.
New this year, North Star Donuts will serve hot, mini apple cider donuts and apple cider slushies from their Donut Truck every Wednesday through Sunday.
Shoppers can also expect new safety measures in place this year, including:
- Facemasks are required inside the AppleHouse and all other buildings at the Arb.
- No cash will be accepted. Purchases may be made with credit or debit cards, gift cards or check only.
- Limiting the number of people in the building at one time. Please remain at least six feet away from other shoppers.