Tag Archives: Small Farms

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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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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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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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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Find Your Thrill on Strawberry Hill, and on Face-bock-bock.

TO A STRAWBERRY, you are Godzilla.  You stomp and chomp with great smashing and gnashing.  But the berries like it.  They love it.  They live for it. They celebrate strawberry season as the time to embrace the ultimate fate of … 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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Farm Kid Frolic, and Four Words About Strawberries.

YOU NEVER THINK, “Mother Theresa wasn’t all that,” when you are in the bathtub. You don’t say, “Grrrr,” in anyone’s general direction. And you don’t pray that your neighbor’s emerald lawn turns the color of old apple butter. That’s because … Continue reading

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Veggiestock Hits Farm Country With “Pecks, Hugs, and Rock-n-Roll.”

IN THE WEE HOURS, millions came out to look at the moon.  They had just watched the lunar landing on live TV.  It was 1969.  Today, people still remember that night in high definition.  Other folks can say where they … Continue reading

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