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Pick a Pink Lady Weekend – 6th & 7th May 2017

Pick a Pink Lady Weekend is on again this year and we are thrilled to announce that there will be 3 participating orchards at different locations around Lenswood, each offering different views and orchard experiences. Otherwood Orchard is joining Mahnew Orchard and Harrisville Orchard this year, with over 13 generations of fruit growing experience between

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It’s nearly show time again

It is nearly that time of year again, with the Royal Adelaide Show only days away. Running from Friday 2nd September to Sunday 11th September, this year’s show will once again feature local award winning apples, pears and cold juice and the infamous apple and pear slinkies – the best values and healthiest snacks available

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SA Apple Coop Sizes up the Future of Fruit

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has cut the ribbon on a $5m high-specification new packing line that will speed Adelaide Hills-based farmers cooperative Lenswood Apples into further international expansion. The apple pre-sizer line installation has been supported by the Government of South Australia’s Regional Development Fund through Primary Industries and Regions SA, enabling the farmer-owned

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Pick a Pink Lady Weekend – back for 2016!!

SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY 30 APRIL & SUNDAY 1ST MAY Pick a Pink Lady Day is on again in 2016 in the glorious Adelaide Hills. Stay tuned for more details or follow us on Faceboook at www.facebook.com/SouthAussieApple or on Twitter at @SAaplnpear for all the details and updates on this fun-filled family event.  

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Managing fruit for optimum postharvest quality

Apples and pears have a long history of being able to be stored for long periods of time, traditionally in Europe being kept in cool cellars through winter time. Technology and knowledge has evolved over time such that nowadays high quality apples and pears can be enjoyed all year round. The management, treatment and storage

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Future Orchards 2015

Great turnout for Future Orchards in Lenswood.   This is what is Future Orchards? Australia’s highly acclaimed program for apple and pear growers to learn about ways to improve their orchard management from national and international experts.  

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2015 Pick a Pink Lady Weekend VIDEO

Check out this great little video on Pick a Pink Lady Weekend held earlier this year. Some great footage from our beautiful orchards, featuring Harrisville Orchards and Mahnew Orchards. A HUGE thank you to the talented Alice Long for putting this together. YouTube Movie Pink Lady Weekend

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