North Carolina Apple Harvest – September 2022 Newsletter

Aug 22, 2022

North Carolina Apple Harvest

apple harvestThe North Carolina Apple Harvest season starts in Mid-August to the end of October. It is a favorite by many, with more than 40 varieties of apples like: Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty, Stayman, Empire, Fiji, Gala, and many more you are bound to find the right apple for you.

Harvesting at the right time is key to getting the best quality apple, but lots of factors make that possible from good rootstocks, to planting in the right area, The management and pest control even bees play an important role in pollinating apples all to create a great Apple Orchard.

Did you know? One Apple Tree can take up to 7yrs. to bear fruit, and North Carolina has 9,000 acres of Apple Orchards, that’s why Apple butter, Ciders and Pies are so popular here!

Apple Festival

Brushy Mountain Apple Festival

898 Main St. North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
“One of the largest one-day arts and crafts festivals”

Apple Picking Farms

Miss Angels Farm
336-745-5166252 Heart Lane
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Parkers Orchards
8217 Brushy Mountain Rd.
Moravian Falls, NC 28654
Brushy Mountain Farm & Orchard
7673 NC-16
Moravian Falls, NC 28654
Tevepaugh Orchards
800 Vannoy Ridge Rd.
Moravian Falls, NC 28654

Elkin NC Pickle Ball CourtNew in Town!

Downtown Elkin has a New Pickle Ball Court!
Located on the corner of Standard St. and Yadkin St.
Behind Comb Butcher Shop (153 S Bridge St. Elkin, NC 28621)
Join a group of players every Monday-Friday at 7:00am to play!

Upcoming Activities/Events

  • September 3rd Tie-Dye Porch Party
  • September 5th Labor Day
  • September 9th-11th First Responder’s Weekend 15% off stay
  • September 17th & 18th Raffaldini’s 17th Annual Festa Italiana {Area Event}
  • September 24th Elkin Pumpkin Festival {Area Event}
  • September 25th Elkin Valley Cruiser’s Car Show {Area Event}
  • October 1st Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice Treats
  • October 1st Brushy Mountain Apple Festival {Area Event}
  • October 29th Trick or Treating & Halloween Movie Night
  • October 31st Halloween

Cooking at Camp

Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings
apple dumplingsIngredients

  • Large apples (we used Granny Smith), peeled and cored
  • 2 cans refrigerated crescent roll dough (we used Pillsbury Original Crescents)
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon (or to taste)
  • 1 can (12 oz.) 7 Up or Mountain Dew


  • Wash, peel, and cut apples into eight equal slices.
  • Unwrap the crescent roll dough and separate the triangles.
  • Place one piece of apple on the wider end of each piece of dough and roll it into a croissant.
  • Lay tinfoil or Dutch oven liner inside Dutch oven, lightly buttering the bottom.
  • In a bowl, mix butter, cinnamon, sugar and vanilla until the mixture is liquefied with no lumps.
  • Pour the mixture over the tops and sides of rolls.
  • Pour 7 Up (or Mountain Dew) between the rolls (but not on top).
  • Bake for 25-45 minutes, or until the rolls are golden brown.
  • Serve immediately.


Byrd’s Branch Campground is located in the Foothills of Elkin, North Carolina. With 14 RV sites and 4 tent sites it offers a relaxing getaway the whole family can enjoy!

Office: 336-526-1146
Dwaine Carrier: 336-366-0603
Larena Carrier: 336-366-9955