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 […]

Changes to Our Mask Policy

Hi everyone. I’m a couple of days late in writing this…I’m sorry. Things are beyond crazy here this time of year. We have followed the state of Ohio in dropping our mask requirement. We are still RECOMMENDING wearing masks while shopping with us if you aren’t vaccinated (per CDC guidelines), but we will no longer […]

Newsletter: Babies Everywhere!

Hello everyone! There are babies everywhere on our orchard!  Abbie had fun picking some on a long Kubota ride around our property.  She found a baby peach and a baby apple and was excited to take them home!   I wanted to make sure I mentioned that startingTUESDAY, JUNE 1st, we are returning to our SUMMER HOURS.  […]

Newsletter: Orchard Mama

Hello everyone! This newsletter went out waaaaaay later than I wanted it to, but with the warm weather and June approaching, the pace is picking up here at the orchard! Abbie and I stayed home for Mother’s Day.  We had the best time making bright blue playdoh, coloring while listening to music, and eating lunch […]

Newsletter: Employment Opportunities

Hello everyone! HELP WANTED!  The harvest season brings a lot of work and the need for a lot more staff.  We are looking for everything from berry pickers to market staff to warehouse staff.  If you are interested please think about applying.  If you are not interested, but know someone who might be, please pass […]

Newsletter: Asparagus for the Rest of Us!

Hello everyone! It’s almost MAY!!!!!  And just like that…harvest begins. Starting this weekend, we should have OUR asparagus in the store! Sweet, tender, flavorful and delicious. After coating with olive oil, salt and pepper, I pop the asparagus in the toaster oven (@400 degrees) for about 10-15 minutes (tossing halfway through). Mmmmmmmm. I like a […]

Newsletter: April…Snow? Really?

Hello everyone! Well, I really have no idea what will happen to our crops after this weather.  I guess time will tell.  It’s quite stressful, but there is nothing we can really do but wait and see.   Besides worrying about the weather, we had a pretty good week.  We have been exploring the orchard in our […]

Newsletter: Enter…The New Doors

Hello everyone! Tada!!!!!We have new doors!You no longer will struggle to get in our store on windy days or reach down to your knees to turn the handle.We are so happy and grateful to have these beautiful doors and can’t wait for you to see them! It’s funny because I posted about the new doors […]