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Posted 6/19/2017 1:35pm by Gregg Keckler.

 

What's in the box?
Week 4- spring, 2017
 
Full and half shares
berries
peas
kale
Sweet cherries
lettuce
zucchini/summer squash
spring onions
 
Personal shares
sweet cherries
spring onions
lettuce
peas
summer squash/zucchini
 
We are just saying peas.  It could be sugar snap peas or snow peas.  Either way the peas are edible pod peas.
 
We may also be substituting raspberries for strawberries in some shares.  Be surprised!
 
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 6/16/2017 6:22pm 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
Apples
Rhubarb
Strawberries
Sweet cherries
Blueberries
Raspberries
 Gooseberries
Apricots
 

 

Vegetables 
 Spring onions
Asparagus
Kale
Lettuce Mix
spinach
French radishes
Swiss Chard
Sugar Snap peas
Red Beets with tops
garlic scapes
zucchini
snow peas
Summer squash
kohlrabi
Cherry tomatoes
 
 
 Cut Herbs
mint tea
lovage
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 6/16/2017 6:19pm by Gregg Keckler.
 
Come out tomorrow
Westminster Farmer's Market
June 17
8- 12 noon

 

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

 

 Fruit
Apples
Rhubarb
Strawberries
Sweet cherries
Raspberries
Blueberries
Apricots
 

 

Vegetables 
 Spring onions
Asparagus
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Swiss Chard
French radishes
spinach
Sugar snap peas
Red Beets with tops
snow peas
zucchini
summer squash
kohlrabi
 
 
 
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 6/14/2017 2:56pm by Gregg Keckler.
 
 
East Columbia Library Farm Stand
Cradle Rock Way
June 15   12-6 pm

 

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

 

 Fruit
Apples
Rhubarb
STRAWBERRIES
Sweet cherries
Raspberries
Apricots
gooseberries

 

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

 

Bedding Plants

Flowers- balsam, dianthus, nasturtiums, ganzias

Vegetables- peppers, tomatoes, cukes, and squash

Herbs- tea, lavender, rosemary, basil, cilantro, parsley

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Strawberry Rhubarb 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 6/12/2017 3:39pm 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 13

 

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

 

 Fruit
Fuji apples
Gold Rush apples
Pink Lady apples
STRAWBERRIES
Rhubarb
Sweet cherries
raspberries

 

Vegetables 
Swiss Chard
 Spring onions
Asparagus
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Spinach
French radishes
sugar snap peas
kohlrabi
snow peas
zucchini
summer squash
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
Fresh broiler chickens
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna

 

Bedding Plants

Flowers

Vegetables

Herbs

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Strawberry Rhubarb 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 6/12/2017 3:38pm by Gregg Keckler.
River Towers Farm Stand
6621 Wakefield Dr, Alexandria VA
 Tuesday, June 13
4-7 pm

 

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

 

 Fruit
Pink Lady apples
Gold Rush apples
Fuji apples
Rhubarb
STRAWBERRIES
Raspberries
sweet Cherries

 

Vegetables 
 Spring onions
Asparagus - last week!
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Spinach
Swiss Chard
French Radishes
sugar snap peas
red beets with tops
snow peas
zucchini
Summer squash
kohlrobi
 
 
Herbs
Mint tea
lovage
 
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
Broiler chickens - fresh, just butchered
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna

 

Bedding Plants

Flowers

Vegetables

Herbs

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Strawberry Rhubarb 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 6/12/2017 1:03pm by Gregg Keckler.

 

What's in the box?
Week 3- spring, 2017
 
Full and half shares
strawberries
garlic scapes
rhubarb
Sweet cherries
lettuce
zucchini/summer squash
Swiss chard
 
Personal shares
strawberries
Swiss chard
lettuce
garlic scapes
rhubarb
 
Enjoy the strawberries - they are slowing down.  Good news is that we have sweet cherries!  This is the last week of rhubarb.  Make some strawberry rhubarb dessert or just plain rhubarb.  I love stewed rhubarb over ice cream!
We are now picking zucchini and yellow squash, Mediterranean and eight ball squash.  We keep delaying the sugar snap and snow peas because they are just not quite enough yet.  Please be patient!  We will have enough very soon. 
Garlic scapes are a great mild fresh garlic.  Enjoy in stir-fry or even raw on salad. 
 
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 6/9/2017 3:16pm 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
Apples
Rhubarb
Strawberries
Sweet cherries

 

Vegetables 
 Spring onions
Asparagus
Kale
Lettuce Mix
spinach
French radishes
Swiss Chard
Sugar Snap peas
Red Beets with tops
garlic scapes
zucchini
snow peas
 
Herbs
mint tea
lovage
 
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna

 

Bedding Plants

Flowers

Vegetables

Herbs

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Strawberry Rhubarb 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 6/9/2017 3:15pm by Gregg Keckler.
 
Come out tomorrow
Westminster Farmer's Market
June 10
8- 12 noon

 

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

 

 Fruit
Apples
Rhubarb
Strawberries
Sweet cherries

 

Vegetables 
 Spring onions
Asparagus
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Swiss Chard
French radishes
spinach
Sugar snap peas
Red Beets with tops
snow peas
zucchini
 
 
 

 

Bedding Plants

4 plants for $10

Flowers

Vegetables

Herbs

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Strawberry Rhubarb 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 6/7/2017 4:44pm by Gregg Keckler.
 
 
East Columbia Library Farm Stand
Cradle Rock Way
June 8   12-6 pm

 

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

 

 Fruit
Apples
Rhubarb
STRAWBERRIES
Sweet cherries

 

Vegetables 
Sugar snap peas
red beets with tops
French Radishes
 Spring onions
Asparagus
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Swiss Chard
bok Choi
Spinach
 
 
 
Meat - our own home grown
Beef- steaks, ground beef, roasts
FRESH chicken broilers
Pork- bacon, sausage, chops, steaks
Beef Butcher Bologna

 

Bedding Plants

Flowers- balsam, dianthus, nasturtiums, ganzias

Vegetables- peppers, tomatoes, cukes, and squash

Herbs- tea, lavender, rosemary, basil, cilantro, parsley

 

 

Home Baked Goods

Raised Breads- Honey Oatmeal, Cinnamon
Sweet Breads - pumpkin, banana
Cookies- Chocolate chip, Oatmeal
Strawberry Rhubarb 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