What’s ripe now? Which crops can we pick?
How do we get the good stuff?
There are over 100 crops.
You can pick 60 apple varieties, 10 types of peaches, and dozens of goodies at different times. Here’s how to keep track…
Get pinged as crops ripen.
Subscribe to our Fresh Crop Alerts. They’re free. They’re fun. You get them in your email box straight from the farm.
Where’s the crop calendar?
Right here! But remember: If you want to make Mother Nature laugh, tell her your plans. Best to get weekly updates.
|ANNUAL CROP CALENDAR
for Pick Your Own Produce
( Crop News | Subscribe )
|July||Raspberries, Tomatoes, Eggplant, Peppers, Cucumbers, Zucchini, Squash
|August||July crops continue, plus: Peaches (no u-pick peaches in 2016 due to crop loss), Plums, Nectarines, Melons, Swiss Chard, Flowers, Dwarf Orchard Apples (a few earlies)|
|September||Some August crops continue, plus: Dwarf Orchard Apples (25 varieties), Vintage Orchard Apples (McIntosh, Cortland), Apple Cider, Pears, Fall Raspberries|
|October||Some September crops continue, plus: Dwarf Orchard Apples (25 more varieties), Vintage Orchard Apples (Northern Spy, Rome Beauty, Red Delicious), Mutsu Apples, Apple Cider, Pumpkins, Winter Squash, Brussels Sprouts|
|November||Some October crops continue, plus: Dwarf Orchard Apples (a few late varieties), Fresh-Pressed Apple Cider|
|December||Picking is done, but the stand has: Apples, Cider, Winter Squash, Brussels Sprouts|
Blueberries, cherries, corn, onions, garlic, taters—fresh crops at the stand from our neighbor farms. We include all these goods in the weekly Crop Alerts as well.
You might be surprised.
We have peaches one day, but none the next day. Or few apples on Monday—and 200 bushels by Thursday. Why?
Crops ebb and flow.
That’s life on a New York farm—where the season is short, the weather is weird, and locavores learn to love surprises.
Crop Alerts really work.
We’ve seen sad-faced kids at the stand. They arrived the day after crops got picked clean. Fresh Crop Alerts fix that.
|HOW TO KEEP UP WITH THE CROPS|
|WEEKLY → Get Fresh Crop Alerts by email.|
|DAILY → Check Facebook, Twitter, or Google+.|
|ANY TIME → Call the farm stand at (607) 227-8248.|
|ANY DAY → Visit the farm and find out.|
|SEE ALL ALERTS ON THE NEWS PAGE.|