Author Archives: Indian Creek Farm

A New Raspberry Field, and the First Vegetables of the Season.

WELL, GOSH, you have all been very patient.  It is summer and the weather is primo and you are being gracious about our quiet start.  So far, no tantrums or farmer-bashing.  Good stuff is coming soon. You can find light … Continue reading

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Raspberries In, Strawberries Out, and the Secret of the Crop Alerts.

DEAR FARM FAITHFUL, it is time to let you in on a secret.  As you know, we send out these weekly Crop Alerts to give you first crack at the best stuff.  And if you have been reading since the … Continue reading

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Strawberries, Raspberries, and 100 Crops That Taste Like Rocks.

KIND OF SOGGY in farm town this week.  Strawberries get squooshed if you pick them in the rain, but pick them after a few hours of sun and you’ll do okay.  The “get muddy” experience is free at Indian Creek, … Continue reading

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Our Inspiring Underdog of a Strawberry Patch Has Outlasted the Spanish World Cup Team.

DEAR FARM FANS, these strawberry fields are not forever.  They get picked clean before noon each day.  Indeed the crop is thin, but it has lasted deeper into June than the reigning soccer champs, and lucky pickers have been surprised … Continue reading

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Light Strawberry Picking Begins; Mornings Are Your Best Shot.

“The sun will come out tomorrow,” sang the apple-cheeked orphan diva.  Great old song.  But Ithacans have about as much faith in that promise as they do in Reaganomics.  Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow… it’ll be gray. It has … Continue reading

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Are the Strawberries Chirping Yet? When Can You Pick Them?

HELLO, FARM FANS.  Happy June.  Been busy this spring.  Planted more vegetables than ever.  You can pat us on the back.  Thanks, that felt good.  But we know you really want a report on the strawberries. Picking is slated to … Continue reading

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Plant Your Own Backyard Orchard with Trees from Our Sister.

DID YOU KNOW that Indian Creek Farm has a sister?  A sister business.  Her name is Cummins Nursery.  She is… us! Wearing our Cummins Nursery hats, we grow the fruit trees that get planted here on the farm—and all around … Continue reading

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Last Call for Spring Cider and Apples, and a New Page for News.

FARM FANS, your loyal shopping over the winter allowed us to stretch the season longer than ever.  The Cidermeister estimates that apples and cider will be sold out within 2 weeks.  This is LAST CALLLLL! You can tell things are … Continue reading

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$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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