Author Archives: Indian Creek Farm

2015: From Chicken to Chicken, the Farm Year in Review.

BELOVED FARMKETEERS, we welcome every new year with the Indian Creek theme song, rendered most delicately by our own Archie the Chicken: A catchy number, to be sure… and the farmer’s sentimental favorite.  But it was never bound for the … Continue reading

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When the Farm Gets Naked and Loopy, the Winter Solstice is Nigh; Last Call for Apple Boxes.

THE FARM HAS SHED its heavy summer coat.  Winter is four days away.  ‘Tis the season to get naked. Naked APPLE TREES.  They drop all pretense and reveal their craggly, shaggly underbodies. Naked PEACH TREES.  Did you know that peach … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Farm at Press Bay Alley, Apple Boxes Ready for Xmas, Still Open Every Day.

WE FARMERS aren’t going to hurt our backs totin’ our brains around.  But we make every effort to hurt ourselves for your entertainment. To wit, a new piano.  Dragged in from the suburbs by 4 aging farmhands.  Destined for the … Continue reading

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Deep Autumn Cider Is Still Flowing and the Farm Is Open; Balto and Natasha Are Being Exemplary.

DAYS ARE GETTING SHORTER; people are getting crabbier.  But Balto and Natasha, ever the model citizens, are making an effort to speak each other’s language.  Isn’t that the least we can do when things get f*cky? Yes, Dear ‘Creekniks, we’re … Continue reading

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Get Free Hooch This Friday at the Cider House; Order Apple Gift Boxes Now for Thanksgiving.

LOYAL FARMKETEERS:  We are still open every day til 5 PM.  If you are trapped at the office all day, please come see us on the weekend.  Rain or shine, sleet or snow, sh*t or Shinola. The rest of you … Continue reading

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Fresh Pressed Cider, Apple Picking, Sprout Lopping, Squash Sale, and We’re Still Open Every Day.

YOU HAVE THICK SKIN if you are the last one picked every season and you still keep your chin up.  Winter squashes have thick skin.  They try to keep their chins up, but it’s hard… Farm Fans, perhaps you know … Continue reading

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New This Week:  Order Apple Gift Boxes Online!  We’re Still Open for Apple Picking, Cider & Donuts!

WHEN YOU GO into the drug store to buy toothpaste and gummy bears, you are pursuing a course of action which is classically referred to as “a complete waste of time.”  The toothpaste and gummy bears cancel out exactly. Things … Continue reading

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Last Week of Prime Apple Picking; 99¢ Special on Famous Pie Apples; Pumpkins Going Fast!

DO YOU REMEMBER that time Grandpa kicked everybody’s butt at picking Mutsu apples?  We caught it on tape. Watch the crew get schooled by the gentleman in the nifty brown hat.  He appears at 8 seconds. By 54 seconds, you … Continue reading

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Do You Mutsu?  Famous Giant Apples are Ready; You Can Dream Big and Pick Bigger.

IN YOUR DREAMS, do you jump like Lebron? Or do you get higher with a little help from your friends? In your dreams, bundled warm against an autumn drizzle, do you pick apples as big as pumpkins? You do?  Farmketeers, … Continue reading

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Cheap Honeycrisp Apples, Plentiful Pumpkins, and More Fun Reasons to Visit The ‘Creek This Week.

THIS WEEK WE CELEBRATE the apple harvest with a leap into agricultural hyperspace… also known as Instagram.  All photos are therefore square. Yes, Courageous Creek-O-Nauts!  Time to embrace the future of farming on your phone, @indiancreekfarmithaca. You can pick 14 … Continue reading

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