Erickson Orchards

Family, Friends Remember Apple Fest Founder

"Jim was a huge inspirational character in this area. Just missing him drive by and waving. It was a kind of a daily routine."

Credit: Erickson Orchards & Country Store BAYFIELD, Wisc. –  For the first time in decades, the Apple Fest didn’t happen last weekend, but crowds still showed up for some of the usual activities. “It was great. The people that came here were fantastic,” Erickson Orchards Owner, Fred Erickson says. Instead of the usual vendors setting up booths downtown, visitors ventured…

Founder of Bayfield’s Apple Festival Dies

According to the Ashland Daily Press, Jim Erickson died Sunday night after an illness.

BAYFIELD, Wisc. – One of the founders of Bayfield’s Apple Festival has died this past weekend. According to the Ashland Daily Press, Jim Erickson died Sunday night after an illness. The Facebook page of Erickson farms says they are closed October 5th, and apologized for any inconvenience. Erickson Orchards was started over 100 years ago. Jim’s son, Fred Erickson is…

Apple Lovers Flock to Erickson Orchards and Country Store

Bayfield Apple Festival will Run Friday, Saturday and Sunday October 6 - 8

BAYFIELD, Wisc. – This weekend thousands are making their way to Bayfield, Wisconsin, as the community will once again host their 56th Annual Apple Festival. The Bayfield Chamber of Commerce predicts nearly 60,000 visitors to make their way through the town during the three day festival. With all the hustle and bustle comes excitement from the Erickson family. Erickson Orchards…