Category Archives: Newsletter

U-Picking at Rittman Orchards

Hello all!  Hello Fall!  This season brings all sorts of goodies along with cool weather: pumpkins, apple picking, cider, and my personal favorite, caramel apples.  We typically sell out of these delightful treats by the end of each day, but if I am lucky, I get to take one home.  🙂  Abbie won’t eat them […]

Cider, Honeycrisp and U-Pick

Well, hello again!  It’s Amanda. Fall has arrived! I know because for the first few days of cooler weather, I always forget my sweatshirt! I, myself, am excited about the cooler weather and the approach of autumn.    As we say goodbye to summer and the peaches, don’t be sad…we get to say hello to […]

Peaches, peaches, peaches

Hi everyone, It’s Amanda again!  So, what have the peaches been up to?  How are all the melons getting along with one another?  Are the plums and the nectarines here yet?  What are Abbie’s latest words? Ok, maybe not the last one.  But, all these questions and more will be covered in the next few […]

Last Chance to Order Tart Cherries! Plus U-Pick and Orchard Updates

Hi everyone, Lots of topics to hit, so let’s get right to it. First up–Cherries. This is your last chance to order tart cherries for the year. The deadline is tomorrow at noon. I don’t want to be too repetitive, and I’ve already made posts about cherries, so here is the link to the info: […]

U-Pick Updates and Michigan Tart Cherries

Hi everyone, The day many of you have been waiting for is here…blueberry u-pick starts tomorrow morning (July 1) at 9am! Blueberries will be $4/lb. Just like with the strawberries and raspberries, you’re welcome to bring back buckets you’ve gotten from us in the past (whether this year or previously), but we’re not allowing any […]

Berry News

Hi everyone, First off, we’ve started picking red raspberries! We’ll have some in the market again tomorrow by mid-morning. They will also be available for picking starting at 9am. You’ll need a different bucket, as they’re a different price than strawberries…they’re $4.50/lb. As for strawberries, we still have a lot of really nice berries left […]

U-Pick Open Tomorrow and a Shaker Square Update

Hi everyone, Wow, you guys like your strawberries! Sunday was even crazier than Friday. Luckily we had today to recover (and for the strawberry patch to recover, too). We’ve started some more pickers to try to keep up better with picked berries in the market. And I think I have a plan to handle u-pick […]