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THE SEASONS
OF ORCHARD MARKET

There is activity year around at Orchard Market! Things are always changing!

Spring is a very busy time on the farm. The winter orchard trimming is wrapping up and the fields are being readied for planting. We are back in the stores in early April preparing for our end of the month opening. Early season has the greenhouses bursting with color! Asparagus is the first tasty vegetable of the year.

Summer-Mid June brings the sweet taste of Homegrown Strawberries. This popular fruit has drawn locals and visitors alike back to Orchard Market year after year. Large, sweet, juicy Strawberries–excellent for freezing or jam making. If you would like to pick your own, the patch is open to the public during mid-season. Many of our customers love to share the harvesting experience with their children–from picking the strawberries to enjoying homemade jam.

The next crops to harvest are sweet and tart cherries. Other summer fruits and vegetables include blueberries, honey rock melons, pickles, broccoli, cauliflower. We are also harvesting several types of early Apples.

The many different varieties of Peaches from our farm keep this delicious fruit available from mid July until September. Peaches are excellent for freezing and canning to be enjoyed all year. Another customer favorite is Orchard Market’s famous “Extra Sweet” Sweet Corn. We pick our corn fresh every morning to maximize freshness and sugar content.

Fall is a great time of year at the farm market. Temperatures are cooler, fall colors have sightseers on the move and the big harvest is on! Our many varieties of Apples include Honey Crisp, MacIntosh, Gala, Ida Red, Red and Golden Delicious, Mutsu, Jonathan, Jonagold, Empire, and more. We pick loads of colorful pumpkins, many varieties of squash, and extra large cabbage.

In addition to pumpkins we have everything you need for fall decorating–gourds, corn stalks, white “ghost” pumpkins, colorful hardy mums, straw bales.

 

Current Market News

OUR OWN HOMEGROWN…..

We are now harvesting Our Homegrown Red Haven Peaches! Sweet, juicy and delicious–excellent for eating, canning or freezing. Also fresh from our farm this week: Green Beans (by the lb. and 1/2 bushel) and Pickles (by the peck and 1/2 peck and 1/2 bushel), Broccoli, Zucchini and Summer Squash.

FROZEN FRUIT AND VEGETABLE SALE!

 

FROZEN FRUIT AND VEGETABLE SALE

We are now taking orders for the Fall Frozen Fruit and Vegetable Sale! Orders will be taken until Wednesday, September 19 and MUST be picked up on Tuesday, September 25.

 

14.99   Apples 10# IQF

29.99   Blackberries 10# IQF

27.99   Blueberries 10# IQF

12.99   Cherries-Tart Pitted 5# IQF

21.99   Cherries-Tart Pitted 10# IQF

55.00   Cherries-Tart Pitted 40# IQF

39.99   Cherries-Dark Sweet Pitted 10# IQF

34.99   Berry Patch Mix 10#

Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Red Raspberries

34.99   Mixed Fruit, California 10# IQF

Honey Dew, Cantaloupe, Peaches, Red Grapes

34.99   Mixed Fruit, Michigan 10# IQF

Apples, Sweet Cherries, Peaches, Strawberries, Pineapple

27.99   Peaches 10# IQF

39.99   Red Raspberries 10# IQF

21.99   Rhubarb 10# IQF

27.99   Strawberries 10# IQF

15.99   Strawberries 6.5# Sliced & Sugared

26.99   Asparagus 10# IQF

27.99   Broccoli 12# IQF

21.99   Beans, Green 12# IQF

24.99   Brussels Sprouts 10# IQF

17.99   Carrots, Sliced 12# IQF

29.99   Cauliflower, 12# IQF

26.99   Corn, Cut 15# IQF

16.99   Onions, Diced 10# IQF

25.99   Peas 15# IQF

29.99   Peas, Snap 10# IQF

25.99   Mixed Vegetables 15# IQF

Peas, Corn, Green Beans, Carrots, Lima Beans

25.99   Italian Mix 12# IQF

Lima Beans, Carrots, Zucchini, Cauliflower, Italian Beans

25.99   California Vegetables 12# IQF

Cauliflower, Broccoli, Carrots

27.99   Stir Fry Vegetables 12# IQF

Broccoli, Shoestring Carrots, Onion, Celery, Red Peppers, Pea Pods

25.99   Fajita Mix 12# IQF

Onion, Green, Red & Yellow Pepper Strips

29.99   Sliced Mushrooms 10# IQF

26.99   Hash Brown Potatoes 18# (6-3#) Loose

29.99   Seasoned Potato Wedges 15#

22.99   Sweet Potatoes-Diced 12#

 

 

 

OUR OWN SWEET CORN!

We are now picking our own Homegrown Sweet Corn! Extra sweet bi-color and available by the dozen or bushel for canning or freezing.