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A Call to Action for Farm Fans: Get America’s Best Hard Ciders Online from Our Friends’ Local Orchard.
PRETTY SLOW news day on the farm, so this week we start with big news from our old friends at Eve’s Cidery: You can now buy their amazing hard cider online for home delivery! What a perfect holiday gift for … Continue reading
DEAR APPLE NUTS, it is going to be minus 50,000 degrees soon, so consider this your official farmer’s warning: Come treasure hunting now for the last u-pick apples. All that’s left in the orchards is a smattering of Rome Beauty … Continue reading
We Will Put the Farm in a Box and Send It to Your People; There are Still Many Juicy Apples to Pick.
YOU KNOW that we farmers are not the sharpest blades in the barn. We are not going to sprain our backs toting our brains around. And we’re not shortlisted for any 4-H awards. But once in a while we come … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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