Subhead Apples will be ready the end of July Joe Dickey, founder of Mountain View Orchards, checks a bud on a Detroit Red apple tree, demonstrating how he determines if it has frost damage. Joe Dickey, founder of Mountain View Orchards, stands amongst the hundreds of apple trees in his grove. Mountain View Orchards Founder Joe Dickey stands beside a sign carrying a logo for the former restaurant. Mountain View Orchards Founder Joe Dickey gives a demonstration on how to use this apple grater that was built in the 1800s. The Dickeys are back, and they’re here to stay. After taking an extended break, the Dickey family has decided to take back their orchard and begin harvesting their locally famous apples. “I just… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.