Saving and Savoring Maine's Apple Heritage since 2009
The Out on a Limb CSA distributes shares of rare historic and modern varieties of apples to the Portland, Belfast, Palermo, Freedom, and Mt. Desert markets. We source our apples from many orchards, big and small, throughout Maine and encourage growers to maintain their small collections of unusual apples in the belief that these once valued heirlooms are still relevant and marketable today.
Shares cost $150 for five pick-ups from mid-September through mid-November. Each pick-up consists of 10-12 lbs of apples (approx. 1/4 bushel). We strive to bring members a wide variety of textures, flavors, and uses, aiming for 4-6 varieties of hard-to-find apples per pick-up.