Appledale Farm is located in Nancy, Kentucky. The farm has apple and peach orchards,
roadside market, and a pie shop.
It is currently owned by brothers Mark and Don Haney.
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itself dates back to the late 1800s. It has been
passed down through five generations, the
latest being Don and Mark. The two brothers
were raised on the farm and learned first-hand experience
from their late father, previous owner Lawrence Haney.
Many often ask
where the name "Appledale" comes from. In the early
1900s, Lawrence's grandfather, Floyd Wilson, ran an apple and corn farm
under the name "Cloverdale". However, due to
health reasons, he moved to Somerset, and
Lawrence and his wife, Oreida, inherited the farm in 1944.
and Ann Haney, Oreida Haney, Mark and
Lawrence and Oreida,
at the ages of 19 and 22, respectively, moved to
the apple farm with very little apple-growing
experience. However, they soon began the
business as it is known today, especially when
it comes to the name.
the name "Cloverdale" did not really suit their business,
Oreida decided to change the name of the apple farm to "Appledale",
retaining part of its history. Haney's Appledale Farm has been
in operation ever since.
farm sprawls more than 450 acres in South Central Kentucky.
The family grows apples over
25 varieties of apples, ten varieties of peaches,
pears, and nectarines on more than 70 acres.
still very much a family business, with family members
coming in to work at the farm almost every weekend in the
fall, its busiest season. However, there is always
something happening at the farm. Whether it be apples
in the fall, peaches in the summer, or pies all year, you're
sure to have a great experience every time you come.
The family invites you to