N9438 Hwy. 151 Malone, WI 53049
Located just 10 miles north of Fond du Lac on the east shore of Lake Winnebago
About The Little Farmer
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Apple trees were planted in 1890.. : Some apple trees were planted in 1890, just north of the current house where the parking lot is now. In 1925, 15 acres surrounding the house and barns were planted and in 1946, 10 acres across the road..
This land was purchased by Louis Beyer in 1866 from the government. His son, Charles Beyer, took over in 1886 and built the big barn and current house around 1890. The house took two years and three men to build. Timbers from the woods were used; the men received room and board and $500.00.
Prior to the new house being built, the home was nestled between the barns and later was used as the chicken coop until 2003. All during this time, the Beyers’ farm was traditional with dairy cows and crops.
Some apple trees were planted in 1890, just north of the current house where the parking lot is now. In 1925, 15 acres surrounding the house and barns were planted and in 1946, 10 acres across the road.
One of Charles’ sons, Emil and his wife Evelyn, took over the farm in 1946. By this time, apples were the main crop. Their daughter, Linda Struye, continued the family tradition when taking over the family orchard tradition in 1972. She continues today to provide her customers with the experience of her childhood days on a rural farm.
The current house has undergone an outside restoration in the past 10 years transforming it back to it's original Victorian-era look it had in 1890. You can view some original photos from that era in The Apple House and Craft Barn.
We do it the old-fashioned way...pick and peel our own apples to use in our farm kitchen. We're pretty sure you're going to love it.CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR BAKERY >
In late May. the pumpkin fields are worked in preparation for planting. We plant 20 varieties of pumpkins in about 20 acres of fields around the farm - this takes two people almost two days to do.LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PUMPKINS >
Apples We Grow
Here at The Little Farmer we grow a wide range of apples, either for eating or cooking, throughout the season.CLICK HERE TO SEE THE APPLES WE GROW >