Author Archives: Indian Creek Farm

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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Peaches, Apples, Donuts, Cider and Your New Orchard Playground!

HAVE YOU NOTICED that we are having a wee spell of Scottish weather?  Mucky and cool?  Cool and mucky? Let’s pretend it is still summer.  Come pick peaches.  We have tons of juicies at the stand if the orchard gets … Continue reading

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Very Special Apples, a New Wave of Peaches, and Summer Bounty.

THIS JUST IN—The fruits and vegetables of Indian Creek have a message to share with you.  A message of inspiration amidst the cynicism of American politics.  You heard it here first. Okay, But What’s the Food? { Picking and picked. … Continue reading

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Summer Fruits and Vegetables Go Swinging into August; Lots to Pick and Find at Stand.

A SUDDEN SQUALL hit the farm this week.  All the customers went scampering off.   A few sneaky fruits and vegetables seized the moment to give the new porch swing a whirl. You can swing, too.  There are 3 swings at … Continue reading

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Now Picking — Peaches, Apples, Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Raspberries and More.

THE MOST AMAZING FAMILY came to the farm this week:  four persons in all, and each one picked 2 PECKS of vegetables.  More fiber than a freighter full of Twinkies.  Go, kids! August brings the first true sense of bounty.  … Continue reading

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