Author Archives: Indian Creek Farm

We’re Still Open and Local Apple Gift Boxes are Ready.

IT IS HARD TO KEEP a straight face around here.  Sure, the dark times are coming and we work in a refrigerator; but, we feel a nervous excitement. It’s what we live for—seeing so many apples sail off to new … Continue reading

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New Local Apple Gift Boxes! And a Warm Farm Weekend.

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, but apples are for NOW. Just ask Katrina.  She couldn’t care less about your precious stones, but hold out an apple, and you have her undivided attention. So, something new for you and yours:  A Local Apple … Continue reading

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We’re Still Open for Apple Picking, Donuts, Pears, Sprouts, and Cider!

ONCE UPON A TIME there was a lass who went apple picking.  While traipsing through the orchard, she lost her wallet.  How horrible!  But, once upon a time—two days later—there was a lad who found her billfold in the grass.  … Continue reading

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Pear Sale, Extended Apple Sale, and November Farm Hours.

RAISE YOUR GLASS of apple spider, for today we are subverting the dominant paradigm.  You see, everybody knows that we ran out of pumpkins too early.  We were the dopes in that farm flop; but, now we are turning our … Continue reading

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The Giant 50-Cent Sale Continues and Zorro Gets a Promotion.

PAUSING FOR A MOMENT between sleeping and waking, Zorro reflects on just how far his star has risen.  A few short months ago, it seemed that his career had stalled.  He only had a minor role on the back of … Continue reading

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Huge U-Pick Apple Sale… Only 50¢ Per Pound… Bring Friends!

LOYAL FARMKETEERS, we are going to be straight with you in this week’s Crop Alert.  None of our customary gobbledygook.  No cheap Photoshop pranks.  Just the facts of the case, so to speak. But first, we will ask you to … Continue reading

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Apple Picking, Pumpkin Patching, and a Special Deal for College Students.

THIS WEEK, a few lucky apples and a jug of cider climbed Libe Slope for a hilltop tour of Cornell.  We wanted them to get comfortable with the campus experience.  They and many of their friends will say goodbye to … Continue reading

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Cider Sale, Honeycrisp Sale, Mini-Pies, and Apple Butter.

PLAINSPEAK this week—the picking is copacetic and the stand is cornucopic.  So we’re skipping the usual nonsense like marrying berries and newscasting vegetables.  Just the dope is reported below. The turn of October means two big sales—cider and Honeycrisp—and two … Continue reading

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A Profusion of Pickable Apples, and Particulars on the Pigs Party.

THE VEGETABLES ARE PANICKING.  They know it is time for the apples to shine, and they don’t want to be left on the vine. So, they’ve been photobombing.  Just to say, “We’re still here.”  You can’t get an apple picture … Continue reading

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High Apple Season Kicks Off with Empire, Fuji, Macoun and Cortland.

BRITISH PEOPLE ARE such badasses.  They bite into scarred and scabby apples as readily as they levy taxes on overseas colonies. They festishize the pippins and russets and kernels.  A gnarly, busted up skin is believed to reveal an Old-World … Continue reading

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