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by Ken Signorello and Irene Wrenner

September 21, 2020



For 20 years, Phil Murdock's family and staff have enticed customers to Chapin Orchard with rustic scenery and more than 30 varieties of apples, plus cider donuts and unpasteurized cider.

"The People's Orchard"


In this 8-minute documentary, Phil shares how his plan to move to a new house in the country back in 2000 quickly turned into the purchase of an established orchard and, eventually, a whole new career.

Before or after you head over to pick-your-own, take a gander at this glimpse from "the rest of the 05452".

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