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Posted 9/21/2015 3:11pm by Gregg Keckler.

 We will be at DOT for the Farmer's Market tomorrow from 10-2 pm  

Come out and get fresh vegetables.  We will have these items available for sale.

 

 

  

 Fruit 

plums - Wickson, Castleton

nectarines

watermelon

blackberries

red raspberries

Honey Crisp apples

 Zestar apples

 Bosc pears

Cox Orange Pippins

Gala apples!!!!

Cortland apples

Red Jonathan apples

MacIntosh apples

 

 

Vegetables 

 Kale

lettuce

red beets

Swiss chard

tomatoes

cherry tomatoes

zucchini

red potatoes

cucumbers

sweet corn!

broccoli

bell peppers

eggplant

spaghetti squash

okra

cooking onions

red shallots

Mexican sour gherkins

butternut squash

green beans

kiri winter squash

delecti winter squash

sugar pumpkins

cheesecake squash

 

 

 

 

 

 HERBS

mint tea

parsley

Meat - our own home grown

beef - We have steaks!

pork - We have chops!

 

 

 

Bakery

Sweet breads

cookies

peach pies

blueberry pies

 

Home grown eggs

Homemade jellies and jams

HONEY

Shagbark Hickory Syrup

 

Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus

 

 

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow at the stand! 

 

Gregg, Louise, Oliver Keckler - Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/21/2015 3:08pm by Gregg Keckler.

Dear Folks,

 

Today's shares will include:

Full and half shares:

Cortland apples

Plums

Winter squash

tomatoes

cabbage

green beans

cucumber

 

personal shares:

plums

winter squash

tomatoes

cabbage

green beans

 

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Enjoy the last of the summer vegetables.  tomatoes and cucumbers are probably getting near the end.  Make a great salad!  Winter squash will keep for weeks as will cabbage.  If the outer leaves get brown on the cabbage, just peel them back.  Remember to get your fruits and vegetables into the refrigerator as soon as possible. 

 

 

Have a great week!

Gregg, Louise and Oliver Keckler

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce.com

Posted 9/21/2015 5:42am by Gregg Keckler.

Dear Folks,

Remember that Gregg will be delivering your shares today instead on Wednesday, September 23.

Today's shares will include:

Full and half shares:

Cortland apples

Plums

Winter squash

tomatoes

cabbage

green beans

cucumber

 

personal shares:

plums

winter squash

tomatoes

cabbage

green beans

 

Gregg will be there today at the usual time.

Enjoy the last of the summer vegetables.  tomatoes and cucumbers are probably getting near the end.  Make a great salad!  Winter squash will keep for weeks as will cabbage.  If the outer leaves get brown on the cabbage, just peel them back.  Remember to get your fruits and vegetables into the refrigerator as soon as possible. 

 

 

Have a great week!

Gregg, Louise and Oliver Keckler

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce.com

Posted 9/18/2015 3:44pm by Gregg Keckler.

 

Come out to check out the vegetables and fruits. We have sweet corn!  .

These are some of the items that we will have tomorrow at the market.

 

   

 Fruit

apples -Macintosh

apples- Gala

Apples - Honey Crisp

Apples- Cortland

Apples - Zestar - Early Honey Crisp

pears -  Bosc

plums

cantaloupe

nectarines

watermelon

raspberries

blackberries

 

Vegetables 

 sweet corn!!

Kale

lettuce

red beets

Swiss chard

zucchini

cucumbers

tomatoes

cherry tomatoes

sweet onions

peppers

 okra

cabbage

butternut squash

spaghetti squash

delicate squash

 

 

Meat - our own home grown

beef -  We have beef bologna!

 

 

Bakery

Raised Breads - honey oatmeal bread and cinnamon bread

 

Sweet breads -pumpkin, and apple, zucchini

cookies

Homemade pies - blueberry pies

peach pies

 

Home grown eggs

Homemade jellies and jams

HONEY

Shagbark Hickory Syrup

 

 

 

 

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow at the stand! 

 

Gregg, Louise, Oliver Keckler - Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm

www.orchardcountryproduce

Posted 9/18/2015 3:42pm by Gregg Keckler.

Tomorrow September 19

Oliver will be at St Luke's Episcopal Church from 8 - 1 pm. 

  

Gregg will be at St. Mark's Episcopal Church on South King's Highway Alexandria on Saturdays from 8-1 pm

 

These are some of the items that we will have tomorrow at the market stands.

 

   

 Fruit

apples -Honey Crisp

apples - Gala

apples- Summer Rambo

apples- Zestar - Early Honey Crisp

apples - Cox orange Pippins

apples - Cortland

apples - MacIntosh

plums

peaches

watermelon

nectarines

Pears - Bosc

 

 

Vegetables 

Sweet onions

Kale

lettuce

red and white  potatoes

Swiss chard

Red Beets

cucumbers

zucchini

cabbage

bell peppers

Tomatoes

cherry tomatoes

Sweet Corn!

eggplant

spaghetti squash

 hot peppers

butternut squash

delicate squash

 

 

Meat - our own home grown

beef - WE HAVE STEAKS! Filets, NY strips, Rib steaks, sirloin, fat iron

pork - We have chops and ham steak, bacon, breakfast links and 7 inch grillers

 

Bakery

Raised Breads - Honey Oatmeal and cinnamon bread and herb bread

cinnamon rolls

Sweet breads - pumpkin, zucchini, and apple

cookies

Homemade pies - blueberry pies

peach pies

 

Home grown eggs

Homemade jellies and jams

HONEY

Shagbark Hickory Syrup

 

Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus

 

 

 

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow at the stand!

 

   

Gregg, Louise, Oliver Keckler - Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

Posted 9/18/2015 3:37pm by Gregg Keckler.

Dear Folks,

We just got word that DOT changed their mind about the market on Tuesday.  It is back to normal.  There will be a market at DOT on Tuesday, September 22.  I will change everyone back to DOT pick for Tuesday.  Oliver will see everyone then.  Thanks and sorry for all the changes.  Louise

Posted 9/16/2015 3:47pm by Gregg Keckler.

East Columbia Farmer's Market

East Columbia Library

Cradlerock Way

2-6 pm. 

 

 Rain or heat!! - We will be here to bring you fresh fruits and vegetables as they are picked!

 

 

Come out to check out the great vegetables and berries. 

These are some of the items that we will have at the market.

 

   

 Fruit

 red raspberries-

PEACHES

Wickson plums

Wizard plums

Castleton plums- free stone

Honey Crisp apples

Zestar apples

Cox Orange Pippins

Gala apples

MacIntosh apples

nectarines

blackberries

cantaloupes

Bosc pears

 

 

 

 

Vegetables 

 Kale

red beets

Swiss chard

zucchini

cucumbers

 red and green cabbage

red tomatoes

cherry tomatoes

bell peppers

sweet peppers

Sweet corn - bi-color

spaghetti squash

eggplant

red shallots

sweet Candy onions

red potatoes

 white potatoes

lettuce mix

Mexican Gherkins

butternut squash

green beans

hot peppers

Roma tomatoes - time for sauce!

Broccoli

 

 

Meat - our own home grown

beef - We have steaks - rib steaks, NY strip, sirloin, filets !

 

pork- We have chops, fresh ham steaks, 7 in grillers and breakfast links

 

 

 

Bakery

Raised Breads - honey oatmeal bread

 

Sweet breads -  apple and zucchini - Pumpkin Bread

cookies

Homemade Pies

Peachy pies

blueberry pies

 

Home grown eggs

Homemade jellies and jams

HONEY

Shagbark Hickory Syrup

 

Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus

 

 

 

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the stand! 

 

Gregg, Louise, Oliver Keckler - Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/16/2015 3:44pm by Gregg Keckler.

Dear Folks,

 

The DOT Farmer's Market will be closed next week, September 22 due to the Pope's visit to Washington DC

Oliver will not be able to deliver shares that day.

We have a couple options for you folks.

1.  Choose another location for next week.  All Saturday, Thursday and NGS spots are available.  We had to cancel all Wednesday deliveries.

2.  We can add extra items to your share for the rest of the fall session to make up for the missed week.

 

Let me know which you would prefer.

  You folks who pick up at DOT are champions!  Over the last three years there have been more closings for the market htan any other we know of, yet you folks keep coming back year after year.  Thanks so much for your understanding.  I am looking forward to hearing from each of you regarding your choices. 

Louise

Posted 9/16/2015 3:37pm by Gregg Keckler.

Dear Folks,

With the papal visit to Washington DC there will be so many folks out and also so much traffic problems for Gregg that we are going to move the Wednesday delivery to Monday.  So on Monday, September 21 Gregg will be delivering the Wednesday, September 23 deliveries.  these location are included in that delivery.

 

The Wyoming

NEA

Blue labs

CSPI

JBS

Peace Corps

Smith Group

L St

HOK

Cannon Design

AWEA

Nutritionix/

Navy League

International Baccalaureate

 

Hopefully this will work for all of you.  If you would like to pick up at another location at another time throughout the week.  Please send me an email with the information and I will change your location for next week. DOT will not be available for pick up next week, but NGS will be.

 

Let me know if you have any questions.  Gregg will be coming at the same time, just on Monday instead of Wednesday.

 

Thanks for understanding.

Louise

Posted 9/14/2015 3:05pm by Gregg Keckler.

 

  National Geographic Society - Tuesday, September 15 from 9-2pm in the courtyard.

  We will have jellies, honey, Shagbark hickory syrup

 Fruit

Wickson plums

peaches

Castleton  plums - free stone

blackberries

red raspberries

nectarines

 cantaloupes

Watermelon

Honey Crisp apples

Zestar Apples

Bosc pears

Cox oOange Pippins

Gala apples

Cortland apples

 

 

Vegetables 

 Kale

lettuce

red beets

Swiss chard

sweet candy onions

okra

cucumbers

zucchini

sweet corn!

tomatoes

red potatoes

 cherry tomatoes

eggplant

red shallots

cabbage

bell peppers

spaghetti squash

Mexican Sour Gherkins

hot cherry peppers

broccoli

butternut squash

green beans

kiri winter squash

delicate winter squash

yellow beans

Dragon tongue beans

popcorn

 

 

HERBS

mint tea

parsley

 

Meat - our own home grown

beef - we have steaks!

pork - we have chops!

 

 

Bakery

Raised Breads - honey oatmeal

Sweet breads

cookies

peach pies

blueberry pies

 

Home grown eggs

Homemade jellies and jams

HONEY

Shagbark Hickory Syrup

 

Cheese from Whispering Brook Cheese Haus

 

 

 

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow at the stand! 

 

 

 

Gregg, Louise, Oliver Keckler - Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm

www.orchardcountryproduce