The Michigan Apple Committee has released their projected harvesting dates for several varieties of apples.

The earlest apple to come from Michigan fields is the Paula Red available on a projected date of August 22 while late season Braeburns close out the season with a date of October 24.

Here are some of the forecasted availability dates for Michigan apples.

Ginger Gold - August 22

Gala - September 7

McInstosh - September 8

Jonamac - September 17

Honeycrisp - September 17

Golden Delicious - September 21

Jonathan - September 21

Empire - September 23

Cortland - September 26

Jonagold - September 27

Red Delicious - September 28

Fuji - September 29

Rome - October 3

Ida Red - October 9

Michigan Apples maintains a listing of farm markets on their website for fresh from the field apple picking. Or check out our list of 8 great fall apple and cider destinations near Kalamazoo here.

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