Author Archives: Indian Creek Farm

$3 Cider Jugs and Apples for 50¢ a Pound: More Spring Sale Stuff!

THIS IS LIKE one of those circulars you get in the mail with crazy prices that go BAM!  Usually you toss them right into your kindling pile, but please have a look at this one.  It is our 1st Annual … Continue reading

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Big Spring Sale:  10 Pounds of Apples and a Gallon of Cider for $10!

IN CASE YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN what civilized weather looks like, this Crayola masterpiece by a local kid will jog your memory. Doesn’t matter whether you are a good or bad apple—everyone is welcome at our SPRING CIDER & APPLE SALE.  … Continue reading

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Guess What, Chicken Butt! The Apple Show Must Go On.

WHILE YOU FARM FANS have been cozy in your winter hideouts, we farmers have been breaking showbiz records. For the first time ever, we have kept the show going through February.  And guess what—We’ll be open through March! The show … Continue reading

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$50 Booty, 50 Years Fruity, and the Story of Two Appleseeds.

SINCE THE 1890s, fruit breeders up in Geneva, New York, have been tirelessly studying apples.  These days, Cornell scientists there operate the most extensive apple-breeding program in North America. The science has exploded over the years, but the geniuses of … Continue reading

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Breaking New Ground this Winter, and Apple Cider in the Polar Vortex.

WITH A NAME like Polar Vortex, it’s gotta be cold.  But with a name like Tundra, you just know she loves it.  Yes, the old girl knows how to handle winter:  she lounges around on the cold hard ground. As … Continue reading

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Winter Things to Do… Ideas from You… and the Year in Review.

HAPPY NEW YEAR, ‘CREEKERS.  It has been cold and quiet here in Appleville.  We are still open, believe it or not.  If you want to help us make good use of the slow times, there are a few easy things … Continue reading

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Fresh Local Fruits and Vegetables at Indian Creek Farm.

LET’S LOOK at the food.  You can shop at the farm stand every day and pick your own crops from June through November.  You can sign up free to get weekly crop updates so you don’t miss your favorites.

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Winter Cider, Apple Sauce Trees, and a Fresh Crop of Books.

TREE HUGGERS and ecologists have a rule of thumb:  For every tree you cut down, you must plant 35,000 more. Zorro couldn’t care less about that rule or any other.  But Lewis Billy was contemplating the notion while brushing his … Continue reading

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An Apple Cider Sale, and Sidelights on Farm Life in Oil.

AS THE DAYS GET SHORTER, so do these newscasts.  In today’s edition, we thank the several thousand (!) of you who tune in each week, and the handful of diehards who have been shopping at the stand this December.  That’s … Continue reading

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New Indoor Farm Stand Open for Local Thanksgiving Supplies.

FOOD EXCITES the farm dogs, but snow makes them nutty.  They are winter animals through and through.  They run outside to gambol and snort when we hunker inside like… people. Yes, the ears go back and the eyes go crazy—just … Continue reading

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