Category Archives: Orchard Updates

Fall Is Here!

Fall is here, and that means exciting things at the Orchard!  This weekend is the beginning of both our fall u-pick and our fall festivals!! We’ve got many of the details regarding our Fall Festival Weekends posted on our Events page already, so I won’t repeat everything here.  If you follow the link you can […]

Berry Update

blueberries on the bush

We’ve come to the fun part of berry season where we have multiple berries to pick at the same time.  At 8am tomorrow morning (Saturday, June 29th) we will have strawberries, red raspberries, blueberries, AND black raspberries all open for picking at once! After that, it will depend on demand and how things ripen as […]

Strawberry News!

It’s finally strawberry season!! We’ve got a few picked berries in the market right now, but we got rained out this morning, so I’m not sure how long they’ll last and if we’ll be able to pick many more today. However, tomorrow and going forward, we’re hoping to have a good supply every day for […]

U-Pick Apples, Festivals, Honeycrisp, Pears and More!

Honeycrisp apples

Peaches – The bad news first. We sold out of the last of the Encore peaches this past weekend.  We’re done with peaches until next year. Apples – Now the good news.  We’ve got over a dozen varieties of apples in the market right now, including Honeycrisp.  In the last couple weeks, we’ve picked Gala, […]

Peaches, sweet corn, other crop updates. Oh. And a baby!

Wow, it’s been a crazy last few weeks!  First off, I’m now a dad.  Amanda gave birth to our baby Abigail, and they’re both doing great.  It’s been a blur of happiness and excitement, combined with lots of wailing, sleeplessness, feedings, and diapers.  And did I mention, we’re really, really happy?! So Amanda is stepping […]