Hello everyone! Although warm weather is not the best thing for our orchard, it sure is refreshing. We don’t want it to stay warm for a long period of time at this time of year because the trees and plants will start thinking it is time to bloom! Not yet! Abbie and Chris went to […]
Abbie and I love our stay at home days. She gets to play in her pajamas and do fun things with Mama. Our fun things are pretty simple. My philosophy is that toddlers will delight in pretty much anything. And I have to say, even as an adult, I find making playdough delightful. In my […]
In this video, I highlight a few of my favorite items from our children’s section. I love this area of our store and if you have not checked it out, come visit…you may be surprised by what you find! 🙂
Hello everyone! If you can’t tell, or have not watched them yet, I am having a blast making videos for our orchard! It is so much fun to run around the farm looking for things to film and share with you guys. I have a lot of ideas for upcoming videos, so stay tuned. This […]
Hello everyone! I feel like it’s been awhile since we introduced ourselves to our new subscribers. Hi! We are Chris and Amanda Vodraska. Chris and his family (mom, dad and brother) bought Rittman Orchards about 15 years ago and transformed it into what you see today! The winery, Bent Ladder, was added three years ago, a […]
What does our orchard look like in the winter? Watch this video to find out and learn a little bit about our farm! As always, there are bloopers to brighten your day at the end. Come on out and visit us soon!
In this video, Chris shares with you a few tips on how he prunes a young (4-5 year old) tree. He is working on a Honeycrisp apple tree in our orchard. Check it out and learn something new!
Hello everyone! Brrrrr. It’s been really cold! Our little snow angel had a blast outside on our bonus day off this week! She must have made at least 15 snow angels around the yard. Every time I turned around, she was on the ground waving her arms and legs. 🙂 Cooper is absolutely enamored with […]
Hello everyone. I have never been a big Valentine’s Day person, but now that I have a toddler, I have embraced this holiday as an extra special time to tell our loved ones how much they mean to us. I am excited to give Abigail her little Valentine mail box and help her write little […]