Spring is Here 2018 Season

Spring is a time for new life and starting new projects.

The Schultz Family wishes you and your family a happy Spring season!

About The Schultz Family Farm

Originally only 80 acres, Schultz Fruitridge Farms was started in 1951 by Victor and Dorothy Schultz. Currently run by second and third generation Schultz family members, we are proud to have expanded our farm to over 300 acres...

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Spring 2018

Spring is right around the corner!  So far, our trees and buds look to be in good shape and to have made it through the winter intact.  Lets hope that the weather the next few months is conducive to setting a fruit crop.  The first crop for our farm will be asparagus starting in May!

Whitewashing Tree Trunks

While winter is a time for rest on the farm, there’s plenty of work that goes into preparing our trees for the cold weather! Fun fact about our winter tree prep: As you walk through the orchard, you might notice that many of our trees have white paint covering their trunks. Why the paint? To [...]

Michigan Apples

During the months of September and October, it's apple harvest time here at Schultz Fruitridge Farms. With over 20 varieties of apples to choose from, we like to think our apples are the juiciest in Southwest Michigan. Whether you like them sweet or tart, our apples are all infused with the flavor of homegrown love.

Apple Season Hours:

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

-- U-Pick is finished a half-hour before closing. Please call ahead as weather and growing conditions can affect what is available --

Apples are sold by measurement: Bushel, ½ bushel, peck and ½ peck.
For more information on Michigan Apples, visit the official website:
www.michiganapples.com

Who Uses Our Produce?

Restaurants

  • Texas Corners Brewing Company - Kalamazoo, MI
  • KVCC Food Hub - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Chinn Chinn - Mattawan, MI
  • Nonla Vietnamese Street Food - Mattawan, MI
  • Ziingo Urban Asian - Portage, MI
  • Food Dance - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Bold - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Zeb's Trading Co - Kalamazoo, MI

Commercial Processors

  • Welch’s
  • Knouse Foods (Musselman brand)
  • Affy Tapple
  • Honee Bear Canning
  • Coloma Frozen Foods
  • Riveridge Produce