About the Farm

Established in 1868, Big Red Orchard has been a destination for Michigan families every fall for u-pick apples, fresh cider and out-of-the-oven warm doughnuts.. The apple orchard and award winning cider mill are among the oldest operating in the state.

Big Red has 90 acres to host your wedding, family reunion, graduation party, company picnic, and fundraiser 5K run. From an intimate gathering of 40 to an outdoor picnic of 500, our Epicurean Catering Events Team will take care of the details for your day so you can be a Guest and enjoy!


Under new ownership, there are many exciting features planned for this fall:

  • U-pick Apple orchard

  • Cider mill

  • Bakery: doughnuts, pies…

  • Petting Farm

  • Bounce-house and children’s attractions...

  • Market with seasonal fresh produce and Made in Michigan goods

  • Smokehouse restaurant

  • Hard-cider tasting room

  • Hydroponic farming

  • Aquaponic farming

  • Mangalitsa pig farm


We are closed for the summer except for special hours. Check back for our upcoming raspberry sale!

 Whatever your event, we are happy to host.

For more info, contact 586-752-7888.

 Book your fall field trips!

For more info, contact 586-752-7888.

 Owned by The Epicurean Group farm-to-table family of restaurants, Big Red Orchard proudly supplies each of our unique restaurant properties with fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables that become amazing recipes designed by our chefs for our diners.