98 Poverty Lane, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766

(603) 448-1511

SUMMER 2024!

Cheers! Raise a glass of (dry, orchard-made, Farnum Hill) cider! Across the world, cider consumption goes way up in hot weather. In traditional cider-making regions, people reach for refreshing, appetizing ciders that light up summer meals. In the U.S., that traditional choice is growing ... a trendy tradition?

Here, we grow cider apples (as winemakers grow wine grapes), eating apples (no explanation needed), and "crossovers" as we call them. Those crossovers (Wickson, Esopus Spitzenburg, Golden Russet, more) bring deliciousness to our fermented ciders and also "eat great." Meanwhile, juices from last fall's small but high-quality cider harvest have filled the latest bottles and cans of Farnum Hill Ciders. After the disastrous freeze of May '23, our surviving fruit has made delightful cider!

This year we hope for good crops of both eating and cider apples, and a strong harvest season! This Fall, Poverty Lane Orchards pick-your-own and farm stand will offer a surprising variety of apples. On the cidermaking and wholesale side, we're hoping for bountiful bittersweet and bittersharp cider apples...

In summer, we're open one day a month to offer Farnum HIll growler batches, bottles, cans and bagnums. Hit the Contact button above if you'd like head's up notices about Growler Days... don't worry, we're not chatty or spammy. Of course, FH Ciders are available in stores and by direct ship. Touch the "Buy Cider" drop-down above for sources.

Enjoy the moment, season by season...

On Farnum Hill, we use the word “cider” to mean an alcoholic beverage fermented from particular apples, just as “wine” is fermented from particular grapes.

From dairy-land to orchard-land..

We are a mom and pop orchard and cidery owned and operated by Louisa Spencer and Stephen Wood. We have been growing apples since 1965.

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