Thu, 28 Oct 2021

Rituals of the Fall

rows of apple trees

One of the joys of living in a place with actual seasons is that you get to go to the cider mill in the fall. As a born and bred Michigander, young Jacob is a fan of apple cider and donuts, too.

Jacob and Carolyn pick apples

This is the same place we visited back in 2018

the road along the trees

Jacob took a trip out to Blake Farms with his great-aunt Carolyn.

Gold Rush apples

There were u-pick apples, including this pretty Gold Rush variety.

Apples processed into cider

He got to watch the cider being made.

Jacob and Carolyn have cider and donuts

Of course, there was the reward of hot cider and donuts at the end.

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