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Final Fall Festival Weekend!!

Shooter Sharp and the Shootouts

We’re so excited about our final Fall Festival Weekend…it might be our best yet! We’ve packed fun activities, amazing food and drink, and great music all into one weekend. Come join us in celebrating fall! Admission is free. Saturday, October 14th 9 am – 6 pm: U-Pick apples 10 am – 5 pm: Lerch’s Donuts […]

Peaches, and Apples, and Plums…Oh My!!

Castelton plums, just picked

It’s been another busy week outside at the Orchard.  This time of year it’s hard to keep up with picking since we grow so many things.  It seems like everything starts being ripe at the same time! Apples – We’ve picked a lot of apples this week!  New additions are Redfree, Sansa, St. Edmunds Pippin […]

Peaches, Veggies, and More Crop Updates

Redhaven peaches sitting on our wagon

The temperatures have finally gone down just a bit, so I can’t complain about the heat as much now….  We’ve been picking peaches and vegetables non-stop all week. Peaches – We’re rotating through three varieties right now: Flamin’ Fury PF-9, Starfire, and Redhaven.  When I say “rotating,” it’s because we re-pick each tree every two […]

Pristine Apples and a Crop Update

Pristine apples in a bin

The heat is continuing to hurry everything along.  We’re ahead of schedule picking most of the fruit by almost a week still!  Hope you’ve been able to stay cooler than we have. Apples – I picked the Pristine a couple days ago.  We’ve got a really nice crop this year, and they have pretty good […]

Strawberries!!!

It’s been a great first week of strawberries here at the Orchard.  Up until some spotty storms today, the weather has been perfect. For the next few weeks, we’ll have u-pick open, and we’ll also be picking berries for the market as fast as we can.  If you’re interested in u-pick, please read the following: […]

The Last Fall Festival Weekend and Our Pumpkin Patch Party

A family picking apples

***The following is an excerpt from our email newsletter, sent out on 09/29.  Please subscribe to get all of our news and updates delivered right to your inbox. *** Hi everyone, We’re coming up on the final Fall Festival Weekend here at the Orchard.  It’s been a big success spreading the festival over multiple weekends […]

This Weekend’s Festival Activities

Freshly made caramel apples

***The following is an excerpt from our email newsletter, sent out on 09/29.  Please subscribe to get all of our news and updates delivered right to your inbox. ***   Hi everyone, It seems like the first Festival Weekend was a hit!  Thank you to everyone who came out and made it a big success!!  […]

U-Pick Apples and Pumpkins

Honeycrisp apples in a bin

***The following is an excerpt from our email newsletter on 09/23/2016.  Please sign up for our newsletter here, to have news, information and event schedules delivered right to your inbox. ***   Apples Pick-your-own apples will start tomorrow…err…today, Friday Sept 23rd.  Pick-your-own apples will be available anytime during business hours until we get picked out […]

Iris and a Crop Update

The iris display in the market

Iris A lot of you folks have probably enjoyed seeing Peg’s iris collection blooming on the hill next to the market, either this year or in the past.  Those iris made their way up from Tennessee when Dale and Peg moved back here, and they’ve been doing great.  Iris rhizomes will grow to the point […]