Fall is apple-picking time

12:00 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 Travel
The original apple house built in 1925 sits at the top of the U-Pick orchard at Mercier Orchards. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Riding on a wagon tour of the dwarf apple trees in Mercier Orchards, we were struck by two things:

One: you’re really in the mountains up here. Everything is either straight up or straight down.

Two: You’ve never seen so much tasty growing directly out of the ground.

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