Questions

  1. Can cider be frozen? 
  2. How long can cider be stored in the refrigerator?
  3. What are the ingredients in Tanners cider? 
  4. How long can apples be stored?
  5. How long will gourds last?
  6. How long will squash keep?
  7. Questions about school tours?
  8. What apple do you recommend for pies?
  9. What apple holds its shape in a pie? 
  10. What apple is good for applesauce?
  11. What is a good soft apple?
  12. Where is Tanner's Orchard?
  13. What is a good tart apple?
  14. What are Festival Days?
  15. What forms of payment are accepted at Tanners?

Answers

  1. Can cider be frozen? 
    Yes, for up to a year. Be sure and remove 1-2 cups from each gallon before freezing. 
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  2. How long can cider be stored in the refrigerator?
    Cider may be kept in the refrigerator after purchase for two weeks. 
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  3. What are the ingredients in Tanners cider?
    Our cider is just the natural juice from a selected blend of Tanners special apples. A preservative is added to our cider to prevent fermentation. There is no sugar added to Tanners cider.
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  4. How long will squash keep?
    Keep squash in a dry cool place and they will keep for about a month to six weeks.
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  5. Questions about school tours?
    School tours are scheduled Monday thru Friday during September and October. Cost is $5.00 per person students and adults. Tours will last approximately 1 hour and may include a ride in the Apple Cart through the Orchard, a visit to the animal barn, a tour of the packing shed and time to be on the playground. Also, each person may pick 1 gourd or mini pumpkin and will receive a cider sample, a cider donut and a coloring book. Each classroom teacher will receive an educational packet to take back to the classroom. A picnic area is available for groups bringing their own lunch.
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  6. What apple do you recommend for pies?
    Golden Delicious or Jonagold for a sweeter pie. Jonathan for a tart pie.
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  7. What apple holds its shape in a pie?
    All varieties except McIntosh. We do not recommend Red Delicious for cooking.
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  8. What apple is good for applesauce?
    Jonathan, for pink tart sauce; Golden Delicious or McIntosh for sweeter sauce. A combination of Golden Delicious and Jonathan also makes a delicious applesauce.
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  9. What is a good soft apple?
    McIntosh
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  10. Where is Tanner's Orchard?
    Tanner's Orchard is approximately 20 miles north of Peoria on Route 40 at the Junction of Route 17 and 40. Or 30 miles south of I-80 Exit #45 on State Route 40.
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  11. What is a good tart apple?
    Jonathan
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  12. What are Festival Days?
    Festival Days include every Saturday and Sunday in September and October as well as Labor Day and Columbus Day weekend (October 6-9).
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  13. What forms of payment are accepted at Tanners?
    Cash, personal check, Mastercard and Visa
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