Our Apples

Our apples are all grown onsite with the goal to provide you with the best tasting apples around!


We are thrilled to offer over 28 varieties of apples. Below is a sampling of apples and when we expect them to be ready this year, check our site for availability. 


  • Orioles - Good eating and baking apple. Cooks down somewhat, stays white. Mid to late August
  • Chestnut Crab - Little apple with great flavor, hint of nuts! End of August.
  • Duchess - Great sauce and jelly apple. Cooks down somewhat. Tart. End of August
  • Zestar - Great tasting apple, a favorite among many for eating. End of August early September.
  • Dolgo Crab - The best jelly crab! Tastes like cherries in pies and pastries. Early September.
  • Ginger Gold - Early September.
  • Mcintosh - Good eating and cooking. Tasty. Rich flavored sauce. Mid September.
  • Honeycrisp - Crisp, sweet and juicy. Best keeping apple. Mid to late September.
  • Cortland - Sweet/tart, delicious flavor. Slices stay white in salad. Excellent pie and baked apple. Mid to late September.
  • Haralson - Hard and tart. Best eating. Excellent pie apple. Keeps well. October
  • SweeTango-Latest apple from the University of Minnesota. Late August, great eating apple. Very sweet with a hint of nuttiness.

Other Products

Our pies, crisps and brats are all made with our own apples!

  • Take-n-Bake Pies
  • Take-n-Bake Apple Crisp
  • Delicious jams
  • Apple Wood is also available for those of that like to smoke! Email or call us for availability and pricing.
  • Fresh Garlic http://minnesotagarlic.com/

Orchard Hours

Closed until August 2022

What's New?

Apple Slingshot!! See if you can hit the targets



Number 12 has moved to the North Loop in Minneapolis.


Contact Details

Deer Lake Orchard

1903 10th St SW

Buffalo, MN 55313




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