Royal J. Klein & Son
Joe and Sharon Klein, along with their son Joe Jr. and his family, currently operate
3975 13 Mile Rd.
The orchard was started by Joe Klein Sr.’s father, Royal Klein, in 1940. When Joe Jr. returned to the farm after completing college, he started JK Farms in 1997.
Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Red Delicious, McIntosh, Empire, Jonathon, Golden
Royal J. Klein & Son has 170 acres and JK Farms has 50.
Items of Interest:
New orchards are being planted with consumer-requested favorites such as Honeycrisp, Gala and Jonagold. The Klein’s have controlled-atmosphere storage on their farm to keep their apples in prime condition throughout winter and spring.