Bayfield farmers prep for thousands to uncover for Apple Fest

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BAYFIELD, WI — We’re only days divided from one of Wisconsin’s premiere festivals: Apple Fest.

With 50,000-plus visitors approaching in Bayfield this entrance weekend, area apple farmers are picking divided as a days pull closer.

“It’s a lot of picking, hauling things in, grading, packaging, and afterwards only kind of a revolving circle,” Jim Hauser, owners and user of Hauser’s Superior View Farm, says.

Hauser says a eventuality accounts for one-third of his increase year in and year out.

“Without that we’d have to find opposite markets to transport it somewhere, and that’s a genuine rival marketplace perplexing to pierce things divided from here,” Hauser says.

Forcing apple farmers to bend out to assistance keep a sales tighten to home.

“There’s always these ideas of other deserts or what we can do with apples” Dane Hauser, manager of Hauser’s Superior View Farm, says. “We wish people to knowledge and ambience what this area produces in tough cider form.”

At Hauser’s Superior View Farm, tough cider has been a answer.

“You spin a $6 load of apples into $100-$150 load of apples,” Dane says.

Putting their possess spin on a business all a approach down to a core.

“You can’t get stranded in a same rut,” Dane says. “You got to develop like all else in this universe … Change is good.”

Apple Fest will run all weekend long, kicking off Friday Oct 4th and final on Sunday with a Grand Parade.

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