Tag Archives: vegetables

Strawberries, Raspberries, and 100 Crops That Taste Like Rocks.

KIND OF SOGGY in farm town this week.  Strawberries get squooshed if you pick them in the rain, but you’ll do okay if you pick them after a few hours of sun.  The “get muddy” experience is free at Indian … 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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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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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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Peaches, Apples, Pears and a Big Party with the Pigs.

THE BREEZE THAT TICKLES the farm today is a different kind of breeze—a fall breeze.  That means only one more week of peach season, but new fruits to pick, especially Bartlett pears and a rolling selection of delicious boutique apples. … Continue reading

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Peach Pickers Needed Now!

THE FARM STAND is a no-holds-barred Battle Royale right now.  It is standing room only and every piece of produce is fighting for your attention. Andre the Giant Eggplant has Husk Hogan lifted high for a body slam.  Fans are … Continue reading

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How to Pick a Peach, and How to Avert Another Cold War.

PEACH SEASON BEGINS not with a bang or a whimper, but with the dressing-room rustlings of our summer stars.  While a bunch of peaches have stepped onto center stage—and are ready to pick!—many of the cast are still backstage preening. … Continue reading

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