Our Apples

Ford Farms Cyderworks uses uses only fruit grown on our farms for our cider. We grow organically, without chemical pesticides, fungicides, or herbicides.

apples3-1The four categories required for the best cider blend are represented:

  • Sharp: high in acid, low in tannin
  • Bittersharp: high in acid, high in tannin
  • Bittersweet: low in acid, high in tannin
  • Sweet: low in acid, low in tannin

We have grafted our own trees from scionwood collected from orchards in France, England, and the East Coast to get the best varieties for cider.

Place your order before
February 1, 2005!
Our scion wood is now available for home grafting. We cut and ship via first class or priority mail in February. The price for a pencil width 12″ piece is 2.00 per, discount if over 10 pieces of one variety of 20%. Please place your order before February 1, 2005 to ensure that you get the varieties you want.
Varieties used in our Ford Farms Cyderworks include:

  • Anere de Berthcourt
  • Arkansas Black
  • Belle de Boskoop
  • Brown’s Apple
  • Brown Snout
  • Bulmer’s Norman
  • Cortland
  • Dabinett
  • Foxwhelp
  • Freyberg
  • Geeveston Fanny
  • Golden Nugget
  • Golden Russet
  • Harry Masters Jersey
  • Marachel
  • Medaille d’Or
  • Michelin
  • Mother
  • Muscadet De Dieppe
  • Muscat de Berney
  • Muscat de Lense
  • Pitmaston Pineapple
  • Pomme Gris
  • Red Astrachan
  • Reine Des Pommes
  • Ribston Pippin
  • Sops of Wine 4
  • Sweet Coppin
  • Taylor’s
  • Vilberie
  • Wagener
  • Wickson Crab
  • Yarlington MillLearn about our cider making process.

Contact us for more information on our apple varieties or to order custom hand-grafted trees for your home orchard.