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Posted 4/16/2021 1:28pm by Gregg Keckler.

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
 
Farm Stand
 
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria
 
Saturdays - 8 - 1 pm
 Saturday, April 17
 
 
What's at the stand this week! 
Fruit
 

Apple Cider
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples
 
Apple Schnitz

 dried Gold Rush apples - great snack food
 
 
 
 
Vegetables
    Baby green kale
 fresh garlic
Swiss chard
Lettuce Mix
Bok choi
Red Beets
white potatoes
Fresh sprouts (red clover)
Golden beets with tops
Red beets with tops
Spinach
Hakurei turnips
Scallions
Braising Mix
Arugula
Champion Radishes
 
Bedding Plants
 
Tomatoes (red, heirloom, and cherry)
Herbs (basil, marjoram, dill, cilantro, chive, tarragon)
Flowers (Celosia, Delphinium, Marigolds, Four O'clocks, nasturtium)
Lettuce
Broccoli
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Own Farm Products
Honey
Sugar-free jams
Jams
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
brown eggs
prepared horseradish
Hot Pepper Jelly
Bread and Butter Pickles
Sweet Dill pickles
Apple schnitz
 
 
 
Farm Fresh Meats
 
 
Pork
(grillers, kielbasa, breakfast links, bacon, patties)
 
Fresh broiler chickens
 
 
BAKED GOODS

Whoopie pies
 
 
 
 
 
Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc
717-486-4653
Gregg and Louise Keckler
 Oliver and Elisabeth Keckler
 Isabelle and Remington, too
 
 
 
 
Posted 4/9/2021 1:37pm by Gregg Keckler.

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
 
Farm Stand
 
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria
 
Saturdays - 8 - 1 pm
 Saturday, April 3
 
 
What's at the stand this week! 
Fruit
 

Apple Cider
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples
 
Apple Schnitz

 dried Gold rush apples - great snack food
 
 
 
 
Vegetables
    Baby kale (Tuscan, green)
 fresh garlic
Swiss chard
Lettuce Mix
Bok choi
Red Beets
white potatoes
Fresh sprouts (red clover)
Golden beets with tops
Red beets with tops
Spinach
Hakurei turnips
Scallions
Braising Mix
Arugula
Champion Radishes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Own Farm Products
Honey
Sugar-free jams
Jams
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
brown eggs
prepared horseradish
Hot Pepper jelly
Bread and Butter Pickles
Sweet Dill pickles
Apple schnitz
 
 
 
Farm Fresh Meats
 
 
Pork
(grillers, kielbasa, breakfast links, bacon, patties)
 
Fresh broiler chickens
 
 
BAKED GOODS

Whoopie pies
 
 
 
 
 
Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc
717-486-4653
Gregg and Louise Keckler
 Oliver and Elisabeth Keckler
 Isabelle and Remington, too
 
 
 
 
Posted 4/2/2021 12:10pm by Gregg Keckler.

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
 
Farm Stand
 
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria
 
Saturdays - 8 - 1 pm
 Saturday, April 3
 
 
What's at the stand this week! 
Fruit
 

Apple Cider
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples
 
Apple Schnitz

 dried Gold rush apples - great snack food
 
 
 
 
Vegetables
    Baby kale (Tuscan, green)
 garlic
Swiss chard
Lettuce Mix
Bok choi
Red Beets
white potatoes
Fresh sprouts (red clover)
Golden beets with tops
Red beets with tops
Spinach
Hakurei turnips
Scallions
Braising Mix
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Own Farm Products
Honey
Sugar-free jams
Jams
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
brown eggs
prepared horseradish
Hot Pepper jelly
Bread and Butter Pickles
Sweet Dill pickles
Apple schnitz
 
 
 
Farm Fresh Meats
 
 
Pork
(grillers, kielbasa, breakfast links, bacon, patties)
 
Fresh broiler chickens
 
 
BAKED GOODS

Whoopie pies
 
 
 
 
 
Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc
717-486-4653
Gregg and Louise Keckler
 Oliver and Elisabeth Keckler
 Isabelle and Remington, too
 
 
 
 
Posted 3/26/2021 1:39pm by Gregg Keckler.

Reminder

March 31 is the last day to sign up for a CSA subscription with a discount

Send a email letting us know that you are planning to sign up.

Send a check to:

Orchard Country Produce

1410 Goodyear Rd

Gardners, PA 17324

Or stop by the Farm Stand at St Luke's with your check.

 

Check out our website for information about the CSA

Let me know if you have any questions.

Louise

Posted 3/26/2021 1:33pm by Gregg Keckler.

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
 
Farm Stand
 
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria
 
Saturdays - 8 - 1 pm
 Saturday, March 27
 
 
What's at the stand this week! 
Fruit
 

Apple Cider
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples
 
Apple Schnitz

 dried Gold rush apples - great snack food
 
 
 
 
Vegetables
    Baby kale (Tuscan, green)
 garlic
Swiss chard
Lettuce Mix
turnips
Bok choi
Red Beets
white potatoes
Fresh sprouts (red clover)
Golden beets with tops
Spinach
Hakurei turnips
Scallions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Own Farm Products
Honey
Sugar-free jams
Jams
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
brown eggs
prepared horseradish
Hot Pepper jelly
Bread and Butter Pickles
Sweet Dill pickles
Apple schnitz
 
 
 
Farm Fresh Meats
 
 
Pork
(grillers, kielbasa, breakfast links, bacon, patties)
 
Fresh broiler chickens
 
 
BAKED GOODS

Whoopie pies
 
 
 
 
 
Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc
717-486-4653
Gregg and Louise Keckler
 Oliver and Elisabeth Keckler
 Isabelle and Remington, too
 
 
 
 
Posted 3/19/2021 9:19am by Gregg Keckler.

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
 
Farm Stand
 
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria
 
Saturdays - 8 - 1 pm
 Saturday, March 20
 
 
What's at the stand this week! 
Fruit
 

Apple Cider
Bosc pears
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples
 
Apple Schnitz

 dried Gold rush apples - great snack food
 
 
 
 
Vegetables
    Baby kale (Tuscan, green)
 garlic
Swiss chard
Lettuce Mix
turnips
Bok choi
Red Beets
white potatoes
Fresh sprouts (red clover)
Golden beets with tops
Spinach
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Own Farm Products
Honey
Sugar-free jams
Jams
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
brown eggs
prepared horseradish
Hot Pepper jelly
Bread and Butter Pickles
Sweet Dill pickles
Apple schnitz
 
 
 
Farm Fresh Meats
 
 
Pork
(grillers, kielbasa, breakfast links, bacon, patties)
 
Fresh broiler chickens
 
 
BAKED GOODS

Whoopie pies
 
 
 
 
 
Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc
717-486-4653
Gregg and Louise Keckler
 Oliver and Elisabeth Keckler
 Isabelle and Remington, too
 
 
 
 
Posted 3/12/2021 12:10pm by Gregg Keckler.

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
 
Farm Stand
 
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria
 
Saturdays - 8 - 1 pm
 Saturday, March 13
 
 
What's at the stand this week! 
Fruit
 

Apple Cider
Bosc pears
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples
 
Apple Schnitz

 dried Gold rush apples - great snack food
 
 
 
 
Vegetables
    Baby kale (Tuscan, green)
 garlic
spaghetti squash
Swiss chard
Acorn Squash
Butternut Squash
Lettuce Mix
turnips
Bok choi
Red Beets
white potatoes
Fresh sprouts (red clover)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Own Farm Products
Honey
Sugar-free jams
Jams
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
brown eggs
prepared horseradish
Hot Pepper jelly
Bread and Butter Pickles
Sweet Dill pickles
Apple schnitz
 
 
 
Farm Fresh Meats
 
 
Pork
(grillers, kielbasa, breakfast links, bacon, patties)
 
Fresh broiler chickens
 
 
BAKED GOODS

Whoopie pies
 
 
 
 
 
Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc
717-486-4653
Gregg and Louise Keckler
 Oliver and Elisabeth Keckler
 Isabelle and Remington, too
 
 
 
 
Posted 3/11/2021 10:48am by Gregg Keckler.

Farm News - March, 2021

 

We are getting busier by the day!  We have planted snow peas in the high tunnel and the first of the French breakfast Radishes for the spring season.  We are still picking lettuce, spinach, chard and kale  from the tunnels.  Last week we began picking golden beets with beautiful tops. We also have some very nice Bok Choi as well.

The first sugar snap peas have been planted in the fields and we are preparing for planting the first spring onions and the field potatoes and lettuce.

The compost is being spread on the fields now with this warm and drier weather.  We are pruning EVERYTHING! Peaches, Plums, Asian Pears, Black Raspberries, Red Raspberries, Blueberries, and Blackberries. 

In the greenhouse we are seeding lettuce, Swiss chard, kale, peppers, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, red beets, herbs, flowers, and spinach.  The tables are getting fuller and the germination box is full from morning til night.

This is a great time for us.  We are outside again and it is not so cold.  We have finished all the major repairs for this year, unless we have any emergencies.  We are ready to go!

Now is a good time to consider signing up for a CSA for the summer or for the full year.  Our early bird price will only be available until the end of March.  Send an email to let us know that you would like to join the CSA for 2021 and then you can send a check or drop off your check to Oliver at St Luke's on Saturday.

The CSA season will begin the week of June 7.  Check out our website for more information about the CSA and let us know if you have any questions.

Orchard Country Produce

1410 Goodyeard

Gardners, PA 17324

Have a lovely Spring!  This weekend Day Light Saving time begins!  More hours to do more work! (I am not sure that this is the reason for it, but we are glad for the additional time to get everything done!)

 

Gregg and Louise Keckler

Oliver and Lizzie Keckler

Isabelle and Remington, too

Posted 3/5/2021 9:41am by Gregg Keckler.

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
 
Farm Stand
 
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria
 
Saturdays - 8 - 1 pm
 Saturday, March 6
 
 
What's at the stand this week! 
Fruit
 

Apple Cider
Bosc pears
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples
 
Apple Schnitz

 dried Gold rush apples - great snack food
 
 
 
 
Vegetables
    Baby kale (Tuscan, green)
 garlic
spaghetti squash
Swiss chard
Acorn Squash
Butternut Squash
Lettuce Mix
turnips
Bok choi
Red Beets
white potatoes
Fresh sprouts (red clover)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Own Farm Products
Honey
Sugar-free jams
Jams
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
brown eggs
prepared horseradish
Hot Pepper jelly
Bread and Butter Pickles
Sweet Dill pickles
Membrillo
Apple schnitz
 
 
 
Farm Fresh Meats
 
 
Pork
(grillers, kielbasa, breakfast links, bacon, patties)
 
Fresh broiler chickens
 
 
BAKED GOODS

Whoopie pies
 
 
 
 
 
Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc
717-486-4653
Gregg and Louise Keckler
 Oliver and Elisabeth Keckler
 Isabelle and Remington, too
 
 
 
 
Posted 2/26/2021 8:23am by Gregg Keckler.

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
 
Farm Stand
 
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria
 
Saturdays - 8 - 1 pm
 Saturday, February 27
 
 
What's at the stand this week! 
Fruit
 

Apple Cider
Bosc pears
Cameo apples
Stayman apples
Fuji apples
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples