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Yates Cider Mill

With a history that dates back to 1863, Yates Grist Mill opened its doors beside the rapidly flowing waters of the ‘then’ Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal. Amidst the beautiful countryside of Rochester, Michigan the memories began in full bloom.

The Clinton River Cascades Over The Yates Dam, Which Supplies The Headwaters To Power The Mill. The Dam Was Built To Create A Stream That The Mill Uses For Water Power.


Having a Party or Large event??

Yates Cider Mill products are a great choice! Our cider and donuts are perfect for wedding rehearsals & receptions, community events, corporate events, birhtday parties and more.  We offer Cider and Donuts and other delicious products made from 100% locally grown apples. If you are seeking a price quote or are looking to make Yates products part of your big event, start by building your order now.

Current Apple Tent Varieties

(Only Available during September & October)


Gala Apple

Crisp snappy bite over a mellow sweetness. Michigan’s 3rd most popular apple for fresh eating or cooking. Looks great, smells…

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Golden Delicious Apple

A gingery-smooth, sweet taste treat lies under a thin skin. The most popular yellow apple, Golden’s may be eaten fresh…

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This old, well-known variety, was discovered as a chance seedling by John McIntosh in 1811. Its deep red finish sometimes…

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