Yearly Archives: 2018

Donut Peaches Open for U-Picking & Big-Time Peach Picking Begins; Irresistible Baby Eggplants for Perfect Pickling; Sweet Corn Keeps Getting Sweeter; Your New Loo.

DEAR FARMKETEERS, everybody always wants to know:  “What have you done for me lately?  What will you do for me next?”  Our answer to both is:  “Donuts.” What have we done for you lately?  Opened the donut peaches for u-picking.  … Continue reading

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Pick Peaches, Veggies, and Flowers; Eat Dusky’s Delicious Sweet Corn; Say Hi to Your Deluxe New Potty; First 4 Trees of Donut Peaches; ¡¿Esmeralda Mystery Apples?!

WHO IS THE BEST PERSON to be stuck on a desert island with? A dreamy star like Tom Selleck or Morgan Fairchild? A brilliant doctor to save you from mosquito bites? A Wall Street lawyer to help you milk that … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own Peaches and First Tomatoes, Eggplants, Peppers; Get Swee!eet Corn; Last Chance to Pick Fresh Garlic; Sugar Plum Sale; A New Airplane and Firepit.

NOBODY IN THE WORLD knows the answer to this question:  “Hkjs kguyt ouyt ugaa skjgt 42 asfafdsak?” That’s what farming feels like some days.  We don’t know the answers and we can’t pronounce the questions.  And we don’t know who … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own Peaches, Raspberries, Garlic; Eat Delicious Sweet Corn, Plums, Apricots; Free Garlic Harvest Party Saturday; First “Salt Apples” of the Year.

LOYAL ‘CREEKNIKS:  Feeling kind of sheepish today.  Baaaah, baaaaaaaaaah.  Sheepish.  Yes, it feels pretty jump-the-gunny to do this. But let’s do it anyway. We sound the Horn, er, Hen of Plenty!  Listen as Archie plays the official Indian Creek theme … Continue reading

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Prime Raspberry & Garlic Picking; Love Lessons from the Peaches; Free Garlic Harvest Party July 28; First Cukes & Summer Squash!

IS THERE SOMEONE you care for with all your being? And they care for you? And you are good for them and they are good for you? But you can’t be together right now? It hurts.  And that’s how it … Continue reading

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The Adults Have Had Their Chance; Time for the Kids to Take Control; Come Pick Raspberries and Garlic and Eat Donuts and Slushees.

DEAR FARMKETEERS, an old book blamed everything on a naked lady, an apple, and a serpent. But everybody knows it was a hippo and a raspberry.  This is the Raspberry of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.  You might scream, … Continue reading

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Declare Independence from the Tyranny of Your Day Job and Go Raspberry Picking at the Most Auspicious Hour; New Donuts.

BELOVED ‘CREEKNIKS:  Yesterday was Independence Day, and we were quickly admonished by at least one Farm Fan that we should call it INTERDEPENDENCE Day. Fair enough.  Nothing says interdependence like the pageant of rampant nationalist fervor called the World Cup.  … Continue reading

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Pick Your Last Strawberries, First Raspberries, and Probably Donuts from the New Donut Machine; 90% Chance of Donuts, Not a Hundy.

LOYAL ‘CREEKNIKS: There once was a strawberry named Raspberry. This was very confusing.  For everyone.  Snickering among classmates.  Jeering from the ‘real’ raspberries.  Awkward on the dating scene.  ID problems at the DMV. And there once was a raspberry named … Continue reading

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Strawberry Solstice: Long Day & Short Season; Come Pick Your Own Berries Before They’re Gone; First Donuts This Weekend.

FARM FANS, there once was a strawberry named Raspberry.  Quite confusing.  For everyone.  Get the thrilling conclusion to that epic drama in next week’s Fresh Crop Alert. Meanwhile, another confusing story:  You can come NOW (Thursday and Friday) to beat … Continue reading

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Strawberry Picking is Apparently a Thing; Everybody’s Doing It and Pics to Prove It; Come Join the Spasmodic Harvest ASAP.

DEAR ‘CREEKNIKS:  Have you ever heard of a strawberry pushover?  What what?  It’s a turnover, you say?  Well, sorry, but we have to correct your correction.  There are a bunch of strawberry pushovers right here on the farm.  It’s us. … Continue reading

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