|32974 220th St.|
|Canton, MO 63435|
Blue Heron Orchard has practiced organic farming since 1990 when the trees went into the ground. We became the first certified organic apple orchard in the state of Missouri in 2000. Building and understanding the orchard and the land that nourishes it take time. Finding the balance and respecting the forces that keep the ecosystem whole is a commitment to the land.
We promote awareness of health and well-being through a culture of small-scale family farming, community, sound environmental practice and fine organic cuisine.
Blue Heron Orchard is located in northeast Missouri on a Mississippi River bluff 30 miles north of Hannibal. We invite you to make our orchard your autumn destination. If you cannot arrange a trip to Missouri, take a virtual journey through the orchard.
Our trees are not the ’type’ for U-pick. Ladders are too much a part of the harvesting process and lawyers lurk behind every Salidago Altissima Tall Goldenrod. You would be welcome to enjoy the orchard and prairies areas.(see Appointment)
We sell from the farm: By Appointment Only. We do spend quite a bit of time at the Orchard processing Apple Cider, Apple Butter and Apple Sauce. Through the Autumn on
Saturdays mornings, we commit to the U City Farmers Market in University City, Missouri (8:30- 12:30), We have deliveries out of the Orchard most Tuesdays. We also sell out produce and products at LOCAL HARVEST GROCERY (3108 Morgan Ford Rd, St. Louis, MO 63116). And CLOVER MARKET( 2012 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201) Please call and we will do our best to accommodate your desire for Local, certified Organic and Family Farmed Food. Sundays are fine as long as there is an Appointment.