Tag Archives: Farm Life

Last Week of Prime Apple Picking; 99¢ Special on Famous Pie Apples; Pumpkins Going Fast!

DO YOU REMEMBER that time Grandpa kicked everybody’s butt at picking Mutsu apples?  We caught it on tape. Watch the crew get schooled by the gentleman in the nifty brown hat.  He appears at 8 seconds. By 54 seconds, you … Continue reading

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Do You Mutsu?  Famous Giant Apples are Ready; You Can Dream Big and Pick Bigger.

IN YOUR DREAMS, do you jump like Lebron? Or do you get higher with a little help from your friends? In your dreams, bundled warm against an autumn drizzle, do you pick apples as big as pumpkins? You do?  Farmketeers, … Continue reading

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Cheap Honeycrisp Apples, Plentiful Pumpkins, and More Fun Reasons to Visit The ‘Creek This Week.

THIS WEEK WE CELEBRATE the apple harvest with a leap into agricultural hyperspace… also known as Instagram.  All photos are therefore square. Yes, Courageous Creek-O-Nauts!  Time to embrace the future of farming on your phone, @indiancreekfarmithaca. You can pick 14 … Continue reading

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October Fun: Superpumpkins, Sunflower Maze, and the Apple of the Apocalypse.

WHEN 4.2 BILLION PEOPLE went outdoors Sunday night to stare at the sky, they spoke in mystical tones about the Blood Moon, the Supermoon, and the apocalyptic lunar tetrad. Farm Fans were different.  You instantly recognized the celestial Superpumpkin through … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Visit the Farm Now, Including Free Brain Massages While Supplies Last.

You KNOW what Mother is about to say.  You can cover your ears, close your eyes, stomp your feet, and hold your breath.  But she is still gonna say it. Mother Nature is about to say, “Later, ‘maters!”  Yesterday was … Continue reading

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Sunflower Maze, Apple Mountain, $5 Value Bags, Your New Cidergarden, and 7 Kinds of Apples to Pick!

OH, THE APPLE DOES TEMPT.  Does it not?  Hardly matters whether you are an Original Sin subscriber or Fossil Record fanboy, the luscious apple entices all the same. But you dare not bite this one!  It is a Cortland apple and … Continue reading

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Tomatoes Climb Apple Trees While Donuts Get Suspicious and Peaches Pick Their Own Dang Selves.

FARMER STEVE SITS ATOP his gigantic rickety tractor.  Scans the crops with one eye.  Studies a nimbus cloud with the other.  He is all silence and a furrowed brow.  He is cogitating and formulating.  At last, he hollers the week’s … Continue reading

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Peaches, Apples, Vegetables, and the First Cider of the Year.

WHO IS THE BEST PERSON to be stuck on a desert island with?  A dreamy star like Burt Reynolds or Bo Derek?  A brilliant doctor to save you from mosquito bites?  A Wall Street attorney to help you milk that … Continue reading

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You Can Too!  Create Your Own Fruit & Veggie Fantasy Worlds with the Latest Fresh Crops.

OK, FOLKS.  Time to let your inner children run free in the toy store of crop country.  Farmer Allie has opened the VEGGIE FIELDS for picking, so you can pick all the specimens you need to create edible fantasy worlds … Continue reading

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99¢ U-Pick Peaches, $3 Lavish Lillies, and a $4 Pesto Power Pack.

DEAR FARMKETEERS:  The Golden Rule has been stated so many different ways.  In farm country, we say, “Do unto peaches as you would have people do unto you.”  That means treat every peach with dignity—even the humble, early specimens that … Continue reading

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