Category Archives: Orchard Updates

Newsletter: It’s Apple U-picking Time!

Hi everyone! Fall is here! And so is apple picking!!!!  This weekend we will be offering CrimsonCrisp, Autumn Crisp, and Cortland apples. You will purchase your bags at the VERY top of our orchard. Drive past the u-pick shed for flowers, continue past the u-pick strawberry fields, and head to the very top of our hill. This year we are […]

Newsletter: Strawberry Blooms are Upon Us

Hi everyone! Who knows what these are? If you guessed strawberry blossoms, you’re right!Our coveted strawberry plants started blooming this week. This means the berries will take about a month to grow and ripen on the vine. And THIS means, we might have strawberries in our market the first full week of June!Now, don’t go […]

Newsletter: Asparagus for the Rest of Us

Hi everyone! And so it begins!Harvest 2022 is up and running.It’s about to get a lot more crazy here and we are ready…I think. 🙂Asparagus is the first spring vegetable to make an appearance at our farm. It’s always exciting, not only because it is delicious, but it means our busy season is about to […]

Newsletter: Pick Your Own Sunflowers!

Hey everyone! Nothing like diving into a brand new project in the middle of a busy harvest season, but when the flowers are ready, they must be picked! We are happy to announce that we are trying out a sunflower u-pick field this year! I am in the midst of putting all the details together […]

Newsletter: Peach for the Stars!

Hi everyone! You guys!!!!! Help! I can’t stop with the peach puns! It is driving Chris crazy! All he wants is some peach and quiet. But, you better believe when he gets upset, I simply stand my ground and say, “You wanna peach of me!?”And that…seems to make him more upset. I wish he appreciated […]

Newsletter: You’re Such a Peach!

Hi everyone! Things have been a bit busy here at the orchard. With the labor shortage, it’s been quite a challenge. But we are doing our best. Like the fruit on our trees, we are hanging in there. Peaches are the name of the game this time of year. We are still at the beginning […]

Newsletter: 2021 Berry Picking Photo Contest

Hi everyone! We are excited to announce our 2021 Berry Picking Photo Contest!We started this contest before Covid and we are excited to try it again this year.We are doing it a little differently this year. Rather than awarding a simple first, second and third place prize, we are picking a favorite blueberry, raspberry AND […]

Newsletter: Fruit Salad Picking

Hello everyone! We are now u-picking strawberries, red raspberries and blueberries.   U-pick has been going really well this year!  Black raspberries should be coming up soon. We don’t grow blackberries here anymore, but we have a local woman who brings some to sell in our market and they are amazing.  These should be ready in […]

Newsletter: They’re Coming…

Hello everyone! It feels like every third call to our market is about strawberries!  We get it!  They are coming.  We promise.  And with this hot weather, they will come even sooner.  We still don’t know the date they will be open for picking or available to buy in our store, but we will let […]