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Winter Things to Do… Ideas from You… and the Year in Review.

HAPPY NEW YEAR, ‘CREEKERS.  It has been cold and quiet here in Appleville.  We are still open, believe it or not.  If you want to help us make good use of the slow times, there are a few easy things … Continue reading

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New Indoor Farm Stand Open for Local Thanksgiving Supplies.

FOOD EXCITES the farm dogs, but snow makes them nutty.  They are winter animals through and through.  They run outside to gambol and snort when we hunker inside like… people. Yes, the ears go back and the eyes go crazy—just … Continue reading

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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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New Local Apple Gift Boxes! And a Warm Farm Weekend.

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, but apples are for NOW. Just ask Katrina.  She couldn’t care less about your precious stones, but hold out an apple, and you have her undivided attention. So, something new for you and yours:  A Local Apple … 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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Pear Sale, Extended Apple Sale, and November Farm Hours.

RAISE YOUR GLASS of apple spider.  Today we are subverting the dominant paradigm.  Everybody knows that we ran out of pumpkins early.  We were the dopes in that farm flop; but, now we are turning our slackjaws into smirk-o-lanterns with … Continue reading

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The Giant 50-Cent Sale Continues and Zorro Gets a Promotion.

PAUSING FOR A MOMENT between sleeping and waking, Zorro reflects on just how far his star has risen.  A few short months ago, it seemed that his career had stalled.  He only had a minor role on the back of … 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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Cider Sale, Honeycrisp Sale, Mini-Pies, and Apple Butter.

PLAINSPEAK this week—the picking is copacetic and the stand is cornucopic.  So we’re skipping the usual nonsense like marrying berries and newscasting vegetables.  Just the dope is reported below. The turn of October means two big sales—cider and Honeycrisp—and two … Continue reading

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