Category Archives: Orchard Updates

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 […]

Summer News – Raspberries, Blueberries, Cherries and Canning!

Hi everyone, The big news for us this past week was that we made USA Today’s list of 10 Great Pick-your-own Farms Across the USA! We were so excited!! Most of the other places were bigger farms right outside of large cities, so I felt that added to the honor of being chosen. I’m really […]

Spring Is Finally Here!

Hi everyone, April was so cold this year that everything is running late, but the warm weather the last couple weeks is starting to catch things up.  Since I haven’t posted for awhile, I have a lot to tell you about what’s going on around the farm these days! First of all, as you can […]

This Week’s Crop Update, Plus U-Pick and Festival News

Apple bins in the warehouse

Hi everyone, The weather finally broke today to be a little more fall-like.  It’s been miserable picking (or being outside in general) this last week.  I’m sooo happy for some 60s and low 70s! The heat has kept us ahead of schedule on harvest.  The positive (at least for me) is that harvest will be […]