Author Archives: Indian Creek Farm

What Happens After Halloween, New Apple Gift Boxes, and a Small Victory for Local Foodism.

AFTER HALLOWEEN, many kind and gentle pickers will forget about the farm.  Somewhere between sulking about the weather, switching back your clocks, and stressing about work, you will forget that we are still here and the STAND IS OPEN. Guess … Continue reading

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Get Your Halloween Pumpkins, Sweet Apple and Pear Deals, and Sprouts on the Stalk.

FARM FANS, a simple message this week:  Bundle up for blustery weather and come pick your October bounty. Your dream pumpkins are dreaming about you.  Please take them home.  They live for Halloween. The mutsu is legendary for snacks and … Continue reading

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99¢ Apple Sale, 50¢ Pear Sale, Pumpkin Population Explosion, Sprouts, Cider, and Donuts!

SURELY YOU ALL REMEMBER the nursery rhyme, “Humpty Pumpty.”  We reproduce it here for your pleasure. Humpty Pumpty is in a bad way, But the pumpkin patch is packed today. Come to The ‘Creek and join in the shouts, “Three … Continue reading

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Fall + Farm + Food = New Apples, Giant Pumpkins, Cheap Pears, and Super Sprouts.

IT HAPPENS ONCE A YEAR, this burst of giant Mutsu apples and even gianter pumpkins.  Please come share it with us.  It is the Big Show, the Fall Fancy, the Autumn Awesome. Check it out:  Pumpkin-sized apples in the Mutsu … Continue reading

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All Hail Breaks Loose in the Orchard, and the Farm Needs You Now!  Apple Storm Sale in Effect.

SIX MINUTES OF MARBLE-SIZED HAIL bombarded the orchard this week.  We’re talking about iceballs with a bad attitude toward apples.  The pumpkins are thick-skinned and the dogs are hard-headed, but some of the apples got dinged and dimpled. Farm fans, … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the Pigs-n-Apples Party This Saturday! Rain or Shine!

HI, FARM FANS.  Today’s Fresh Crop Alert contains the latest update on Saturday’s harvest hootenany.  Please read, then tell us you’re coming on the Facebook event.  You can also consult the party page for details.  See IMPORTANT PARKING INFO below. On … Continue reading

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The 99¢ Big Mac Sale, Pumpkin Pop Explosion, Playground 3.0, and the Pigs Party in 9 Days.

THIS WEEKEND’S FARMCAST—Partly cidery with a 100% chance of donuts.  Abundant apples in the morning and afternoon.  Heavy pumpkins til dark.  Expect McIntosh flooding in some kitchens following a massive sale.  Dress for sunflowers and smiles. It’s time, folks.  It’s … Continue reading

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There’s an App(le) for That:  Pick Your Own Macs—Only 99¢ a Pound When You Pick 10 Pounds!

PEOPLE ALWAYS WANT new stuff.  This week, they’re buzzing about the Apple Watch and other gizmos.  But nothing brings us comfort like vintage objects or classic reruns.  So we’re rolling out an old favorite, a sentimental snack from the 80s… … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own Pears for 99¢ a Pound! Tomato and Peach Sales Extended; Fresh Donuts on Saturday.

DEAR FARM FANS, you are an expressive bunch.  Over the past 2 weeks you have told us in so many ways, “We aren’t emotionally ready for apples.  It’s still summer.  We want peaches.” You’re not alone.  Even the chickens have … Continue reading

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Peach, Pear, and Tomato Specials; More New Apples to Pick; Fresh Cider and Homemade Donuts!

LOYAL FARMKETEERS, we start this week’s program with a public service announcement.  Junk food junkies, please listen up. “Kids, this is what will happen if you don’t eat your fruits and vegetables every day of the year!” That’s why Farmer … Continue reading

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