Gowan Apples

The Gowans are noted in the wholesale market for their Gravenstein, Fall Pippin, Jonathan, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious and the rare Sierra Beauty.

The Sierra Beauty is a unique variety of apple which the Gowan family has continually grown since the early 1900s, when they first brought a tree over from the Sierra Nevada's. This apple is known for its high acidity and unique flavor and noted as a gourmet favorite for pies and applesauce. The Sierra Beauty also has quite a story behind it.

Gowan Orchards 2017 apple harvest
Gowan Orchards 2017 apple harvest

Red Gravenstein apples.

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Gowan Orchards 2017 apple harvest
Gowan Orchards 2017 apple harvest

Gravenstein, Red Gravenstein, and Tydeman Red apples.

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Gowan Orchards Gravensteins
Gowan Orchards Gravensteins

Gravenstein apples.

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Gowans Orchards Sierra Beauty
Gowans Orchards Sierra Beauty

Sierra Beauty apples.

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Gowan Orchards Apples
Gowan Orchards Apples

Photo courtesy of Menu Stories.

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Gowan Orchards Red Jonathan
Gowan Orchards Red Jonathan

Red Jonathan apples.

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Gowan Orchards Red Jonathans
Gowan Orchards Red Jonathans

Red Jonathan apples. Photo courtesy of Menu Stories.

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Gowan Orchards Apple in the Rain
Gowan Orchards Apple in the Rain

Photo courtesy of Menu Stories.

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Harvest at Gowans Family Orchards
Harvest at Gowans Family Orchards

Harvest time.

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Truckload of Gowans Apple Bins
Truckload of Gowans Apple Bins

Truckload of Gowans Apple Bins

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Gowan Orchards Apples in Boxes
Gowan Orchards Apples in Boxes

Harvest time.

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Gowan Orchards
Gowan Orchards

Photo courtesy of Menu Stories.

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Gowans Orchard Golden & Red Jonathan
Gowans Orchard Golden & Red Jonathan

Golden Delicious & Red Jonathan apple trees.

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Arkansas Black
Arkansas Black

Arkansas Black apple. Photo courtesy of @peewong on Instagram.

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Gowan Orchards Jonathan & Macintosh
Gowan Orchards Jonathan & Macintosh

Jonathan & Macintosh Apples. Photo courtesy of Bay Area Herbs on Instagram.

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