Duluth farm to host Apple Palooza
The event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at Beaver River Farm.
DULUTH — Expect hayrides, food trucks and farm animal sightings during Duluth Apple Palooza. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at Beaver River Farm, 5936 Beaver River Road.
Also on tap: live music by John and Andy from 1-4 p.m., a craft fair, a bounce house and, of course, apples and cider.
It’s the brainchild of Becky Mullane. Born and raised in Duluth, Mullane raised apples in New Mexico with her grandparents before taking over the operation in 1996 and relocating it to Cadott, Wisconsin, in 2012.
Dixon’s orchard produces apple varieties McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Zestar and Champagne; the latter traveled north as clippings from New Mexico.
The family expanded in 2021 with the purchase of a 12-acre Chippewa Falls orchard and the adjacent Autumn Harvest Winery.
Mullane chose to host the event at Beaver River Farm, 1 mile from where she grew up. “This Palooza is such a fun way for us to celebrate our Duluth heritage,” Mullane said in a press release.