Muddy Creek Apples


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Muddy Creek Apples, the 2021 Farmgate Festival Hub (please head to the Festival Hub Tab in the Menu for more details).

It is a historic apple and pear orchard just outside Legana, owned and run by Kym Shilton and Peter Farquhar, assisted by their three boys.

It is a perfect 130-acre property is bordered by Muddy Creek with views out to the Tamar River.

It features heirloom apple varieties like Gravenstein, crofton, cox’s orange pippin, red delicious, fuji and lady in the snow along with six types of pear, including the original winter cole trees planted in 1915.

Peter and Kym sell all their fruit direct from the apple shed on weekends from February to July, and supply the IGA in Exeter, and speciality produce store Alps&Amici in East Launceston.

Farmgate thanks Peter and Kym for hosting the Farmgate Festival Hub. Be sure to visit the Farmgate Feasts page for your ticket to the family-friendly bush feast in a barn event on Saturday night November 27. It is going to be heaps of fun.

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