Schneider Orchards

Schneider OrchardsKey Personnel:

Phil and Cheryl Schneider operate Schneider Orchards.

Location:

136 Harding St.
Conklin, MI

Farm History:

Phil is the 3rd generation of Schneiders to operate this orchard. Apples are the main fruit crop grown, but the orchard is very diversified, also growing peaches, sweet cherries, prune-plums and raspberries.

Varieties Grown:

Gala, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Paula Red, Honeycrisp, Jonathon, Rome,
Winesap, Fuji and Ida Red.

Apple Acreage:

There are 40 total acres in Schneider Orchards.

Items of Interest:

Phil is rapidly transforming his orchard from focusing on apples for processing uses such as pies and applesauce into the most popular fresh varieties such as Gala, Fuji, Honeycrisp and Jonagold.