Tag Archives: pick your own

5,000 Redheads Can’t Be Wrong; Come Get Fresh Raspberries, Flowers, Cukes, and Zukes.

DEAR FARMILY MEMBERS:  You can find the new farm booklet at the stand.  Please take a copy.  The pumpkin-haired strawberry-ginger on the cover, acting as official mascot of the 2015 season, urges you to study the map inside. Many of … Continue reading

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New This Week — First Apples, Eggplant Sale, Pepper Picking, and a Stumphenge Mystery.

IF YOUR REPUBLICAN FRIEND SAID, “I just picked ripe apples in July,” wouldn’t you jump on your soapbox and spout your climate change harangue?  Wouldn’t you give them the business? Just this once you can give it a rest.  Come … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own Veggies, Berries, and Herbs, and Shop at the Freshly Stocked Farm Stand.

DEAR ‘CREEKERS, the farm stand is officially open!  We will be staffed and stocked for the rest of the season—7 days a week.  Vegetable picking begins today, so help us ring in the summer! Our Juilliard-trained, free-range bird will get … 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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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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Save Up to 33% on U-Pick Macs, and Load up on Juicy Ripe Tomatoes.

YOU COULD SEE IT in his face, weathered and wizened.  You could hear it in his scratchy voice—this was his last broadcast.  Yes, Eggder R Furrow left the “Farm O’Clock News” last night after a year of intrepid reporting, which … Continue reading

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Crossing Bartlett Bridge:  Last Call for Peaches and Pears!

IT IS A JOURNEY that we take every year—from Peachtown to Appleville across Bartlett Pear Bridge. While peach season is winding down and apple season is warming up, a humble little pear crop gives us something to go on. Yes, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Soft Launch Saturday!

JUST A QUICK NOTE to announce the opening of u-pick season. You can pick strawberries starting at 8 AM on Saturday. We’ll be open every day til sunset for self-serve u-pick action. First come first serve! You can find some … Continue reading

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