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Posted 7/7/2017 1:19pm by Gregg Keckler.

The summer session will begin on July 18.  In order to continue to have a delivery to your location we will need to have at least 8 shares delivered. 

Sign up now!

The summer session will begin on July 18 and end on August 29.

HOK - 4 folks signed up for the summer session

Peace Corps - 5 folks signed up for the summer session

1825 K St- 4 folks signed up for the summer session

NEA - 4 folks signed up for the summer session

Navy League - 7 folks signed up for the summer session

 

Please sign up before July 15. 

 

thanks, Louise

Posted 7/6/2017 7:26am by Gregg Keckler.
 
 
East Columbia Library Farm Stand
Cradle Rock Way
July 6   12-6 pm

 

  Come out and buy local farm products from the real  farmer!

 

 Fruit
Apples - Lodi and Transparent
Rhubarb
Sweet cherries
Raspberries
blueberries
gooseberries
sour cherries
plumcots
plums
blackberries

 

Vegetables 
Sugar snap peas
red beets with tops
French Radishes
 Spring onions
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Swiss Chard
Sweet onions
garlic
cucumbers
cabbage
zucchini
summer squash
kohlrabi
green beans
tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
 
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
FRESH chicken broilers
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna

 

Fresh Cut Herbs

basil

dill

parsley

Italian parsley

mint tea

catnip

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Blueberry Pies
Cherry Pies

 

Great Farm Products

Home grown Eggs from our chickens
Homemade jellies and jams from our fruits
HONEY
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
 
Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus

 

 

 

 

 

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
Posted 7/5/2017 7:49am by Gregg Keckler.

 

What's in the box?
Week 6- spring, 2017
 
Full and half shares
sweet cherries
sugar snap peas
onions
gooseberries
summer squash
broccoli
potatoes
 
Personal shares
sweet cherries
onions
potatoes
peas
summer squash/zucchini
 
 Gooseberries are a great tart berry.  They add a nice mix in a fruit salad or just plain from the box.  Give them a try!
 
 
Remember to give us at least a day's notice in order to cancel your share for the week. Please return all the boxes, cartons, etc each week.
 
Let me know if you have any questions or need help with a certain vegetable. 
 
Louise
Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

 

 

Posted 6/30/2017 12:44pm by Gregg Keckler.
 
Come out tomorrow
Westminster Farmer's Market
July 1
8- 12 noon

 

  Come out and buy local farm products from the real farmer!

 

 Fruit
Lodi Apples
Rhubarb
sour cherries
Sweet cherries
Raspberries
Blueberries
plumcots
gooseberries
blackberries
peaches
 

 

Vegetables 
 Spring onions
cabbage
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Swiss Chard
French radishes
potatoes
Sugar snap peas
Red Beets with tops
snow peas
zucchini
summer squash
kohlrabi
broccoli
English shell peas
cucumbers
tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
 
 
 
CUT  HERBS 
mint
Basil
Dill
Lovage
Borage
curly parsley
Italian parsley
catnip
 

 

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Blueberry pies
Cherry Pies

 

 

Great Farm Products

Home grown Eggs from our chickens
Homemade Jellies and Jams from our fruits
HONEY
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
Posted 6/30/2017 12:42pm by Gregg Keckler.
If you live anywhere near this market
Come out tomorrow and see Gregg!
Come out tomorrow
Fairfax Community Market
10500 Page Ave. Fairfax, VA
from 8-1pm
 

 

  Come out and buy local farm products from the real farmer!

 

 Fruit
 Lodi Apples
Rhubarb
sour cherries
Sweet Cherries
blueberries
raspberries
plumcots
apricots
gooseberries
blackberries

 

Vegetables 
French Radishes
 Spring onions
broccoli 
Kale
Lettuce Mix
 Swiss Chard
cabbage
Sugar Snap Peas
Snow peas
zucchini
summer squash
English shell peas
kohlrabi
cucumbers
 
 
 
 
 

planters

potted flowers

 

  

Great Farm Products

Home grown Eggs from our chickens
Homemade jellies and jams from our fruits
HONEY
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
 
Our own whole  broiler chickens - $4.50/lb
 
Cheese from Whispering Brook Farm
 
 

 

 

 

 

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
Posted 6/30/2017 12:40pm by Gregg Keckler.
 
Come out tomorrow
St Luke's Episcopal Church - Fort Hunt Rd
from 8-1 pm
 in Alexandria, VA

 

  Come out and buy local farm products from the real farmer!

 

 Fruit
Lodi Apples
Rhubarb
Sour cherries
Sweet cherries
Blueberries
Raspberries
 Gooseberries
plumcots
 

 

Vegetables 
 Spring onions
cabbage
Kale
Lettuce Mix
broccoli
French radishes
Swiss Chard
Sugar Snap peas
Red Beets with tops
garlic scapes
zucchini
snow peas
Summer squash
kohlrabi
Cherry tomatoes
red tomatoes
cucumbers
 
 
 Cut Herbs
mint tea
dill
basil
curly parsley
Italian parsley
 
 
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna

 

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Blueberry Pies
Cherry Pies

 

 

Great Farm Products

Home grown Eggs from our chickens
Homemade jellies and jams from our fruits
HONEY
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
 
Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus

 

 

 

 

 

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
Posted 6/28/2017 3:57pm by Gregg Keckler.
 
 
East Columbia Library Farm Stand
Cradle Rock Way
June 29   12-6 pm

 

  Come out and buy local farm products from the real  farmer!

 

 Fruit
Apples
Rhubarb
Sweet cherries
Raspberries
blueberries
gooseberries
sour cherries
plumcots

 

Vegetables 
Sugar snap peas
red beets with tops
French Radishes
 Spring onions
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Swiss Chard
snow peas
garlic scapes
cucumbers
cabbage
zucchini
summer squash
kohlrabi
 
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
FRESH chicken broilers
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna

 

Fresh Cut Herbs

basil

dill

parsley

Italian parsley

mint tea

catnip

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Blueberry Pies
Cherry Pies

 

Great Farm Products

Home grown Eggs from our chickens
Homemade jellies and jams from our fruits
HONEY
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
 
Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus

 

 

 

 

 

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
Posted 6/26/2017 3:57pm by Gregg Keckler.
 DOT Farmers' Market
1200 New Jersey Ave SE Washington, DC. 
(The market itself is located at the intersection of 3rd and M street)
 Tuesday, June 27

 

  Come out and buy local farm products from the real farmer!

 

 Fruit
Fuji apples
Rhubarb
Sweet cherries
raspberries
blueberries
plumcots
sour cherries

 

Vegetables 
Swiss Chard
 Spring onions
Kale
Lettuce Mix
cucumbers
French radishes
sugar snap peas
kohlrabi
snow peas
zucchini
summer squash
cherry tomatoes
tomatoes
cabbage
English shell peas
garlic scapes
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
Fresh broiler chickens
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna

 

Fresh Cut Herbs

basil

mint

lovage

dill

curly parsley

Italian parsley

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
blueberry Pies
Cherry Pies

 

 

Great Farm Products

Home grown Eggs from our chickens
Homemade jellies and jams from our fruits
HONEY
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
 
Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus

 

 

 

 

 

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
Posted 6/26/2017 3:55pm by Gregg Keckler.
 
 
 
Nat Geo Farm Stand in the Courtyard
 
1145 17th Street Northwest
 Tuesday, June 27
7:30 am - 1:30 pm  
 

 

  Come out and buy local farm products from the real farmer

                                           FRUIT

Fuji apples
Sweet Cherries
raspberries
blueberries
apricots
sour cherries
plumcots
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vegetables 
Rhubarb
Kale
 Spring Onions
Salad Mix
Swiss Chard
French radishes
snow peas
cucumbers
sugar snap peas
kohlrabi
red beets with tops
zucchini
summer squash
English shell peas
cherry tomatoes
 tomatoes
 
 
 
 
Fresh Cut Herbs
 
Basil
dill
parsley - curly and Italian
lovage
catnip
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna,
Fresh broiler chickens
 
 

               

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - zucchini, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
 Pies- blueberry, Cherry
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Great  Products

Home grown Eggs from our chickens
Homemade jellies and jams from our fruits
HONEY
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm
Posted 6/26/2017 3:53pm by Gregg Keckler.
Woodlake Towers Farm Stand
June 27
Tuesdays - 3:30 -7 pm

3100 S. Manchester
Falls Church, VA 22044
 
What's at the stand this week!

 

  Come out and buy local farm products from A real farmer!

 

 Fruit
Apples
Rhubarb
plumcots
blueberries
 Sweet cherries
sour cherries
apricots
raspberries
 
 

 

Vegetables 
French Radishes
 Spring onions
Kale
Lettuce Mix
cucumbers
Swiss Chard 
sugar snap peas
red beets with tops
summer squash
 zucchini
kohlrabi
cherry tomatoes
tomatoes
kohlrabi
snow peas
English shell peas
 
 
 
 
 
Fresh Cut Herbs
Lovage
Mint tea
Catnip tea
basil
dill
parsley
 
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna
Chicken - fresh broilers our own home grown!

 

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - zucchini, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
blueberry Pies
Cherry Pies

 

Great Farm Products

Home grown Eggs from our chickens
Homemade jellies and jams from our fruits
HONEY
Shagbark Hickory Syrup
 
Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus
 
Our spraying techniques - We do not spray vegetables unless we sense a dire need.  We will let you know if we do spray them.  We do not spray any berries.  We do spray fruit trees i.e.  apples, cherries, plums, etc.  Please ask us if you have any questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm