Why do we do that?

Orchard in Winter

We know it probably looks as simple as planting some trees and picking the apples a few short years later. But growing apples is harder than it looks! Growing apples is equal parts of art + science + business. It’s an all-consuming way of life. And growing apples is a family enterprise in Michigan. Riveridge has assembled this section of our website to give you a little bit of insight into how and why we do what we do from the orchard to the controlled atmosphere storage facilities and our unique packing line. Read on, and get a feel for our world!