Liberty Apple Orchard will be holding an Apple Harvest Festival and 5k run and walk on October 27. This event, in support of Hospice of Southern Illinois, is being held in celebration of the life of Adam Behrhorst, our employee who passed on last November after battling Ewing Sarcoma. The date of the event, October 27, would have been Adam's 20th birthday..
Please see the excellent article below from the Edwardsville Intelligencer on July 16, 2018:
The 5k run, which will start and finish at the orchard, is anticipated to be a fast course over country roads and MCT trails. You can register for he run at www.hospice.org/events.
Once again this year we are very thankful for the many volunteers who picked thousands of pounds of apples at Liberty Apple Orchard to serve children and families at regional food banks. Many church and civic groups volunteered this fall, including Trinity Lutheran 8th grade, EHS Girl Scout Troop #559, Urban Harvest, Mt. Joy Baptist Church, Love the Lou and GlenEd Food Pantry. These volunteers exemplify the words of Mother Teresa: "We cannot do great things, only small things with great love."
Liberty Apple Orchard is conveniently located near Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Troy and Highland, yet still situated in a rural setting. The orchard is well mowed, easily accessible from our drive and ideal for photos of your family. Opened only a few years ago, the trees are small so even the littlest of hands can reach the fruit.
Liberty Apple Orchard also offers opportunities for:
In addition to providing a local U-Pick experience, look for us at the Land of Goshen Farmers' Market in Edwardsville on Saturday mornings.
Liberty Apple Orchard
From Meyer YMCA (Edwardsville)
Go east on Goshen Road approximately two miles, turn right on Staunton Rd., cross the Bike Trail, turn left on Kuhn Station Rd. We are down the road about 1/4 mile on the right.
Take Exit 23, travel east on Route 143 (1/4 mile), right on Staunton Rd. for about a mile. At the "T" with Goshen Rd., turn left and then take the first right back onto Staunton Rd. Cross the Bike Trail, turn left of Kuhn Station Rd. We are down the road about 1/4 mile on the right.
A. Lincoln, Gettysburg Address
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