Web Sites of Interest

There are a number of good sites on the web that deal with apples, orchards, and agriculture in Maine. Here are a few of our favorites.

Get Real Get Maine

Get Real Get Maine logo

Information about all different types of farms and farmers markets throughout Maine. This site is run by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources.


Maine State Pomological Society

Maine State Pomological Society logo

"The Maine State Pomological Society, a nonprofit organization incorporated in 1873, is comprised of apple orchards throughout the state dedicated to strengthening the sector as well as the agricultural industry in Maine." This site has lots of general information about apples as well as about Maine orchards.


New England Apple Growers Association

New England Apple Growers Association logo

"The New England Apple Association is a nonprofit, grower-funded organization charged with education and promotion of New England apples using the brand-name New England Apples."




Pruning Guide

photo of man using a polesaw

This is our own guide on the equipment and techniques for successfully pruning apple trees. Includes a video.




UMaine Cooperative Extension Apple IPM

UMaine Cooperative Extension Apple IPM logo

An excellent site on Integrated Pest Management run by the Cooperative Extension at the University of Maine. Includes information on What is IPM?, pest forecasts, weather reports tailored for farmers, as well as fact sheets and publications about apples and care of home apple tree plantings.


Unity Market Day

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"Unity Market Day is an active farmers' market partnered with other events to create a weekly celebration of rural living in our community. The place to be every Saturday from 9 to 1 is at Unity Market Day at the Unity Community Center." Maine-ly Apples takes part in Unity Market Day.