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Byline: Peggy Schenk
May 21--GUILFORD -- At Bishop's Orchards, the apple doesn't fall far from the family tree.
This year, the Bishops are celebrating 135 years of the family business, a continuous stewardship of a 313-acre farm with orchards that thousands visit each year.
For five generations, the Bishop family has been working the soil, planting seeds and trees, pressing the cider, baking the pies, making the wine and selling it all to residents near and visitors from afar.
In addition to area families and school children, "We have folks who come here from New York to pick apples" or choose pumpkins, said Diane Bishop van der Grinten, 47, the only female member that has gone into …