Doll’s Orchards, LLC produce fruit by conventional growing methods and has over 35 types of apples. As caretakers of the soil, good land management practices are of the utmost importance. Proper fertilization, tree pruning, minimal use of chemicals and staying abreast of agricultural advances are viewed as their responsibilities as caretakers of the orchard. Most of the labor is done by family members but during the busy harvest, several local individuals help in the labor intensive job of picking the fruit. All fruit is hand picked and washed before going to market.