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A Fresh Seckel Pear on a branch at McDougal Orchards

About the Seckel pear

Also called a “sugar pear” or “candy pear”, this fruit is super sweet with a hint of spice. Mostly used in cooking and canning, this variety can also enjoyed fresh. It originated near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the 1700s.

McDougal Orchards grows Seckel pears. Located only 45 minutes from Portland, ME and 1.5 hours from Boston, MA, McDougal Orchards is easy to get to. Come enjoy picking your own fruit during the typical harvest season of Mid September, enjoy Apple Cider Donuts at Capt. Jack's Donut Shack on the weekends and browse our farm store with lots of goodies.

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Pick Your Own

  • Apples
  • Peaches
  • Nectarines
  • Plums
  • Pears
  • Fall Raspberries

Farm Store

  • Apples
  • Apple Cider (hand pressed)
  • Veggies
  • Flowers
  • Local Honey and Maple Syrup
  • Jams and Jellies
  • Capt. Jack's Cider Donuts
  • Pumpkins and Gourds
  • Winter Squash
  • Mums
  • Fall Decor

Location

  • 20 min. off the ME Tpke
  • 90 min. from Boston MA
  • 90 min. from Manchester NH
  • 45 min. from Portland ME
  • 45 min. from Portsmouth NH

Services

  • Cash
  • Credit / Debit
  • Local Checks
  • EBT, WIC
  • Mixed Fruit CSA

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