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Fireside Orchard and Gardens

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my family and i go here at least every other week for apples, pancake mix, fresh donuts and to... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Kerry B
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Farmington, Minnesota
Great Value!

Great value on the pumpkins and gourds! The rose garden still had some beautiful roses left and... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Wendy B
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Rogers, Minnesota
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2225 Lonsdale Blvd E, Northfield, MN 55057-4358
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

my family and i go here at least every other week for apples, pancake mix, fresh donuts and to enjoy the wonderful pond they put in or the small tractors for our child to sit on. we stock up in the fall to make it...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great value on the pumpkins and gourds! The rose garden still had some beautiful roses left and there is a cute pond! Great donuts and the Best Caramel Apple I have ever had! They have lots of different kinds of pastries, pies, salsas, pickles, jams,...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

One could eat a Honeycrisp apple and think, "There could never be a better apple," but the Sweet Tango apples at Fireside this year just might dethrone the Honeycrisps, they are that good. The roses are great again this year.

Thank Kirk G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is the place to go for apples in the fall -- and pumpkins, gourds, and cider. Fireside apples are the best - get seconds for extra value. Doughnuts and cheeses, too.

Thank MNKate2016
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It's a nice orchards and gift shop place. It isn't always open, especially in the off season, but in the fall it is definitely a great place to stop for apples and apple products. plus a whole lot of other gift type things

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stop here regularly for apples, apple juice, and fudge. The apples themselves are fresh, local, and high quality. Fudge and donuts are OK. The grounds make for an interesting trip -- there's a rose garden and then it's possible to walk through some of...More

Thank J4mmer
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I stop here every year to buy apples among other products. Friendly employees, and they have the best caramel apples around....

Thank Danny U
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Great place to visit. The gift shop has a great variety of apples and other food items.The workers were very helpful answering our questions. The grounds are well kept. We stopped on the way to Carleton College. It is easy to find.

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Every fall we make a stop at Fireside Orchard and Garden to sample the great variety of apples developed by the University of Minnesota. Fireside features everything from Minnesota's signature apple, the Honeycrisp, to new varieties like Sweet Tango. The orchard is in the process...More

Thank Kirk G
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