Edwards Apple Orchard opens for season, new drive-thru system
Edwards East & Edwards West both open Friday morning at 9 a.m.
POPLAR GROVE, Ill. (WIFR) - Edwards Apple Orchard is selling its delicious donuts, cider and other goods today with a drive-thru pick-up process. Edwards West will require face masks in the apple barn.
The orchard says it will be using a drive-thru system in an effort to safely conduct business when it opens on August 28. The Apple Barn, Cider Cellar, and play area will remain closed. Donuts, apples, and cider will be available for drive-up pickup, along with specialty foods like corn salsa and apple butter.
The orchard will have a sign of where to enter and a staff member will provide the customer with a list of 20 items available for sale that day. The customer will mark off the items they want and follow a line of cars to a checkout tent.
Guests are expected to remain in their vehicles. Edwards West also opens for the season on Friday, August 28 and will open up their apple bar n. Face masks will be required inside. Both locations open up at 9 a.m. daily.
Edwards Apple Orchard is located at 7061 Centerville Road in Poplar Grove.
Edwards Apple Orchard West is located at 8218 Cemetery Road in Winnebago, and says it will offer pick-your-own apple service in early September.
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