Fruit ripened in the field develops its alluring blush from the sun's passionate gaze and the juicy gossip blowing through nearby grapevines. Meddle in orchard affairs with today's Groupon: for $15, you get a 7-pound variety pack of apples ordered from Turkey Knob Apples's online shop (a $20 value plus $10 shipping for a $30 total value). This Groupon is valid for delivery to Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, and North Carolina.
The farmers at Turkey Knob Apples carry on a 93-year tradition as they cultivate 14 varieties of apples from the Shenandoah Valley's fertile loam. Fed by the area's mineral-rich, limestone soil, apples ripen to their peak in the orchard, developing deep color, crisp, nutritious flesh, and chiseled profiles resembling American presidents. August–November, farmhands harvest mellowed orbs such as golden delicious, fuji, and granny smith. The farm's seasonal availability calendar reveals that at 13 varieties, November yields the broadest selection of fresh fruit, provided Mother Nature refrains from branch-breaking and bud-withering temper tantrums. FedEx whisks parcels of thoroughly rinsed and inspected dainties to doorsteps in no longer than three days after orders process.