Mothers Day Apple Truck

Celebrating Mother's Day with From The Orchard to Mom's Door

Mother's Day is a special occasion dedicated to honoring and appreciating mothers and mother figures worldwide. It’s a day filled with love, gratitude, and, thanks to, delicious apples!  Explore how you can surprise your mom or grandma with fresh orchard apples, and discover fun apple-based cooking activities for the whole family.

History of Mother's Day

Mother’s Day began in the United States in the early 20th century as a way for daughters to honor their mothers. It was officially established by Anna Jarvis in 1914 and has since become a global celebration that recognizes the hard work and dedication of mothers. On this day, families come together to show appreciation, often with gifts, cards, and quality time spent together.

From Our Orchard to Her Doorstep

This Mother’s Day, why not surprise your mom or grandma with a fresh delivery of orchard apples directly from Our "From the Farm to Your Door" service ensures that the freshest, crispest apples are picked right from our trees and delivered to your loved one’s doorstep. Imagine a UPS truck rolling up on a beautiful spring day, the trees blooming in the background, delivering a box of top-quality apples - a heartwarming and wholesome gift for the apple of your eye!

Mom's Apple Humor

Lighten the mood with some apple-themed humor that’s sure to bring a smile to her face:

  • Why did the apple pie go to therapy? Because it needed help with its "crumble" issues!
  • What did the apple say to its mom? "I’m grateful to the core for all you do!"
  • How do you make an apple turnover? Push it down a hill!

Cooking Together: Apple Recipes for the Family

Receiving the apples is just the first part of the fun. Why not use those delicious Goldrush or Honeycrisp apples in a cooking project with mom or grandma? Here are a few simple and enjoyable recipes to make together:

1. Easy Apple Pancakes

  • Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 cup buttermilk, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 1 medium apple, cored and grated.
  • Instructions: Mix the dry ingredients in one bowl and the wet ingredients in another. Combine both, then fold in the grated apple. Cook on a hot griddle until golden. Serve with a sprinkle of cinnamon and maple syrup.

2. Mom’s Apple Crisp

  • Ingredients: 6 peeled and sliced apples, 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup butter.
  • Instructions: Place apples in a baking dish. Mix oats, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over apples. Bake at 350°F for about 45 minutes until golden and bubbly.

3. Fresh Apple Salsa

  • Ingredients: 2 diced fresh apples, 1/4 cup diced red onion, 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper, 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro, juice of 1 lime, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • Instructions: Combine all ingredients and chill. Serve with chips or over grilled chicken or fish.

In Conclusion

Mother's Day is more than just a day on the calendar; it’s an opportunity to show the mothers in our lives how much they mean to us. A delivery of fresh apples from, paired with a day spent cooking and enjoying each other's company, can make this Mother's Day one to remember. So let’s get those apples rolling, and the ovens heating, and make this Mother’s Day both sweet and savory, just like mom!