Dawson's Orchards, Inc.
News and Nutrition
Check out the recent article and video in the
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
about The Original Farmer's Market and see where it all started!
Mohawk Elementary: Minute to Win It!
Our local elementary school used Dawson's apples for one of their Minute to Win It: Grades 4, 5 & 6! challenges. Students and their families had one minute to make these adorable (and healthy!)
Make them with your family too! All it takes is marshmallows, peanut butter and some Dawson's apples!
An apple a day keeps the doctor away...?
Research has verified this statement and recent studies have linked apples/apple products to helping with everything from weight loss to different types of cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and even asthma.
Some of the most recent studies on apples and apple products have linked apples with improving the symptoms of Alzheimer´s disease and possibly decreasing your risk for developing it as well as improved immunity and gut health due to the pectin (soluble fiber) found in the apples peel.
All these benefits for around 80 calories/apple, and they taste great too!
Get your servings the apple way!
...so what counts as a serving size for apples?
1 fresh medium apple
2 cups of applesauce
1 cup of sliced apples
4 cups of dried apples
6oz of 100% apple juice or cider
Why not make staying healthy taste good too!
For more helpful information on why and how to make apples a part of your daily diet, visit www.usapple.org
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Monday thru Saturday
9am - 4pm
Can't visit us at the Orchard? Find us at the following markets:
The Original Farmers Market
Come discover the real meaning of fresh local produce!
May thru Thanksgiving
Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights - 5:30pm
151 Park Rd. McDonald, PA
Route 50, 3 miles south off the Bridgeville exit (#54) off I-79
June thru October
Saturdays 8am - 1pm
St. James Parking Lot, Sewickley, PA
Ellwood City Farmer's Market
July thru October
Saturdays 8am - 12pm
Temporary location at Cirrelli Way & 6th St. (behind Vinny's restaurant)