Yearly Archives: 2018

Peach & Flower Sales Thru Friday; Your Final Hack at Peach Picking Begins Nowww; Pick 31 Kinds of Tomatoes, 4+ Kinds of Apples; Juicy Pears & Savory Veggies; Indian Creek Space Force.

TO BE HONEST, Dear Farmketeers, we are not really foodies.  Oh sure, we grow 31 kinds of tomatoes, 477 types of fruit trees, and 76 varieties of apples – some of them more exotic, dare we say recherché, than a … Continue reading

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Summer Crops = Busting Loose! Pick Ya Boxes of Tomatoes, Peaches, Pears, Apples, Veggies; First Sweet Cider & Asian Pears; Dusky’s Corn & Fresh Flowers; and, the MEANING of These Foods?

DEAR FARMKETEER:  Are you a meaning junkie?   Are you you always asking, “What is the meaning of all this?  What does that even meannnn?”  Not to worry!  We can help.  In this week’s Fresh Crop Alert, we decipher the … Continue reading

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PEACH PANDEMONIUM: You “Peachple” Are the Peachiest Pickers Everrr! As a Thank You, Cut Your Own BOGO Bouquets! Also Pick Tomatoes, Apples, Peaches, and First Pears of the Year!

DEAR PEACHNIKS:  Thursday morning.  A quiet August morning for a couple old peaches down at the lake. This is the quiet AFTER the storm.  Earlier this week, during the flash BOGO peach sale, you wholly stripped the donut peaches and … Continue reading

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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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