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Posted 9/24/2014 1:29pm by Gregg Keckler.

We have great apples!

We will be at the East Columbia Library on Cradle Rock Way Tomorrow from 2-6 pm! 

 

We have SWEET CORN!

 

We will have these items available this week!

 

Vegetables

White potatoes

kale

Sweet onions

 Swiss chard

Red Beets

Zucchini

yellow wax beans

green beans

Sweet corn

broccoli

carrots

sweet banana peppers

bell peppers

egg plant

TOMATOES!!

cherry tomatoes

plum tomatoes

Red Norland potatoes

red and green cabbage

Hot peppers

snacking peppers

spaghetti squash

Butternut squash

Mexican Gherkins

Pumpkins

 

 

 

 

Fruits

raspberries

peaches  -

plums -

cantaloupe

Rambo apples

Golden Delicious

watermelon

nectarines

Jonagold apples

Cox Orange pippins

Gala Apples

blackberries

strawberries

Honey Crisp Apples

Pears

Stayman Winesap Apples

Brussel Sprouts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meat

 Pork - We have chops!

 Beef

Chicken whole

beef bologna

 

 

Baked goods

Blueberries pies

peach pies

apple pies

Sweet Breads

cookies

 

Other items

jams and jellies

honey

Shagbark hickory syrup

Fresh eggs

Cheese from Whispering Brook Farm

 

Come out and stock up with good food!

 

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/22/2014 7:04am by Gregg Keckler.

 We will be at NGS on 17th Street in the Courtyard from 8 - 2:30

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

 

 

Vegetables

summer squash

zucchini

salad mix

kale

Swiss chard

Red Beets

cucumbers

CHERRY TOMATOES

green beans

red tomatoes

banana peppers

cabbage red and green

bell peppers

Sweet Corn!

Heirloom tomatoes

okra

Mexican gherkins

hot peppers

spaghetti squash

butternut squash

eggplant

potatoes

snacking peppers

sweet potatoes

radicchio

green beans

Buttercup winter squash

 

 

Fresh cut herbs and flowers

basil

flowers

 

 

Fruits

red raspberries

peaches

plums

Summer Rambo apples

Nectarines

cantaloupe

Cortland apples

 Greening apples

Watermelon

blackberries

Yellow Bartlett pears

Stayman Winesap Apples

Gala apples

prune plums!

Honey Crisp Apples

Red Jonathan apples

Cox orange pippins

Liberty apples

Golden Delicious apples

Asian pears

 

 

 

  

 

Meat

 Pork

 Beef

Chicken whole

 

 

Baked goods

Blueberry pies

peach pies

Apple pies

Sweet Breads

cookies

yeast bread

 

Other items

jams and jellies

honey

Shagbark hickory syrup

OUR OWN Fresh eggs

Jack - be -Little gourds

Cheese from Whispering Brook Farm

 

Come out and stock up with good food!

 

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/22/2014 7:01am 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.

 

 

Vegetables

summer squash

zucchini

salad mix

kale

cucumbers

cabbage

Swiss chard

garlic

cabbage

red beets

cherry tomatoes

red tomatoes

bell peppers

sweet corn!!!

 okra

Mexican gherkins

Spaghetti squash

Butternut squash

carrots

hot peppers

green beans

yellow beans

Roma Tomatoes

HOT peppers!

sweet potatoes

broccoli

Brussel sprouts

 

 

 

 

 

Fruits

red raspberries

Honey Crisp apples

Gala apples

peaches

plums

cantaloupe

watermelon

blackberries

nectarines

Rambo apples

Smokehouse apples

prune plums

Greening apples

Asian pears

Golden Delicious Apples

Stayman Winesap apples

 

Cut herbs

Basil 

 

Meat

 Pork

 Beef

Whole chickens

 

 

Baked goods

Blueberry pies

apple pies

peach pies

Sweet Breads

cookies

 

Other items

jams and jellies

honey

Shagbark hickory syrup

OUR OWN Fresh eggs

Cheese from Whispering Brook Farm

 

Come out and stock up with good food!

 

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/22/2014 6:57am by Gregg Keckler.

Dear Folks,

 We hope you are enjoying early fall.  We still have a lot of summer vegetables, but we are starting to move into our fall things. 

This week we will be giving cider.  Our cider is natural unpasteurized cider.  It has the best flavor and the flavor changes every week depending on the type of apples that we put in.  We like to mix the varieties with some sweet and mostly tart apples in the mix.  Taste it and see! 

One word about unpasteurized cider.  --

If you would like to pasteurize it, you can do it quite easily by boiling the cider for several minutes.  If you do not use all the cider within  a week and it begins to "turn" (meaning it gets a zippy sense - like soda)  you can drink  it like that - turned cider is also very good and has a completely different flavor or you can pasteurize it by boiling it.  When you boil it, it will go back to sweet cider.

Cider should be refrigerated as soon as possible.  It will turn quicker if you leave it set out.

We are picking a lot of green beans right now.  Oliver and Juan picked 10 banana boxes full of green beans on Friday.  So we are stocked.  Enjoy the kale and hot peppers!  I have been eating the bruised nectarines and they are delicious!  We will again be giving you a mystery item.  It is only a mystery because we have so many "little bis of this and little bit of that".  It is not that you will find a vegetable that you do not know.

Shares:

Honey crisp apples

Nectarines

Apple cider

Green beans

Kale

Hot peppers

Mystery item

 

Personal shares:

Nectarines

Apple cider

Kale

Green beans

Mystery item

We still have a lot of items on the store and I am always updating with new things. Check it out!  You can order items from the store and add them to your order and pay right away with your credit card.  Or you can click invoice and save your bill until the end of the session to pay all at once.

Have a great week!

Gregg, Louise, and Oliver Keckler

 Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce.com

Posted 9/19/2014 6:05pm by Gregg Keckler.

Saturday Farmer's Market across from the High's Store in Westminster

We will have these items available this week!

 

Vegetables

cucumbers

sweet onions

Kale

salad Mix 

cabbage

red beets

Swiss chard

zucchini

Summer squash

Green beans

tomatoes

cherry tomatoes

yellow wax beans

lima beans

Sweet corn

heirloom tomatoes

plum tomatoes

garlic

spaghetti squash

Mexican Gerkins

butternut squash

carrots

Roma tomatoes

Pumpkins

 

 

Fruits

raspberries

blueberries

plums

cantaloupe

Peaches

 nectarines

watermelon

nectarines

Gala Apples

Rambo apples

Honey Crisp apples

yellow Bartlet pears

Seckle pears

Smokehouse apples

Jonagold apples

Jonathan apples

Golden delicious

Apple cider!!!!

 

Meat

 Pork

 Beef

Chicken 

 

 

Baked goods  at Tamara's stand - She will be next to us!

Blueberry pies

Peach pies

Apple pies

Sweet Breads

cookies

yeast breads

rolls

sticky buns

cinnamon rolls

 

Other items

jams and jellies

honey

Shagbark hickory syrup

Fresh eggs

bunches of tea ( great for making a cold pitcher of summer tea)

 

 

 

Come out and stock up with good food!

 

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/17/2014 1:54pm by Gregg Keckler.

Between now and the middle of September is PEAK season for fruits and vegetables.  Get them now!

We will be at the East Columbia Library on Cradle Rock Way Tomorrow from 2-6 pm! 

WE HAVE PEACHES!

We have SWEET CORN!

We have Cantaloupe!

We will have these items available this week!

 

Vegetables

White potatoes

kale

Sweet onions

 Swiss chard

Red Beets

Summer Squash

Zucchini

yellow wax beans

green beans

Sweet corn

broccoli

carrots

sweet banana peppers

bell peppers

egg plant

TOMATOES!!

cherry tomatoes

plum tomatoes

Red Norland potatoes

red and green cabbage

Hot peppers

snacking peppers

spaghetti squash

Butternut squash

Mexican Gherkins

Pumpkins

 

 

 

 

Fruits

raspberries

peaches  -

plums -

cantaloupe

Rambo apples

Golden Delicious

watermelon

nectarines

Jonagold apples

Cox Orange pippins

Smokehouse apples

Gala Apples

blackberries

strawberries

Honey Crisp Apples

Pears

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meat

 Pork - We have chops!

 Beef

Chicken whole

beef bologna

 

 

Baked goods

Blueberries pies

peach pies

apple pies

Sweet Breads

cookies

 

Other items

jams and jellies

honey

Shagbark hickory syrup

Fresh eggs

Cheese from Whispering Brook Farm

 

Come out and stock up with good food!

 

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/15/2014 6:45am 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.

 

 

Vegetables

summer squash

zucchini

salad mix

kale

cucumbers

cabbage

Swiss chard

garlic

cabbage

red beets

cherry tomatoes

red tomatoes

bell peppers

sweet corn!!!

 okra

Mexican gherkins

Spaghetti squash

Butternut squash

carrots

hot peppers

green beans

yellow beans

Roma Tomatoes

HOT peppers!

sweet potatoes

 

 

 

 

 

Fruits

red raspberries

Honey Crisp apples

Gala apples

peaches

plums

cantaloupe

watermelon

blackberries

nectarines

Red Gravenstien apples

Rambo apples

Smokehouse apples

Zestar apples

prune plums

Greening apples

Asian pears

Golden Delicious Apples

 

Cut herbs

Basil 

 

Meat

 Pork

 Beef

Whole chickens

 

 

Baked goods

Blueberry pies

apple pies

peach pies

Sweet Breads

cookies

 

Other items

jams and jellies

honey

Shagbark hickory syrup

OUR OWN Fresh eggs

Cheese from Whispering Brook Farm

 

Come out and stock up with good food!

 

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/15/2014 6:31am by Gregg Keckler.

Dear Folks,

 This week's shares will include:

Watermelon

Honey Crisp Apples

Radicchio

Carrots

Eggplant

Mystery Item

Mystery Item

 

Personal Shares:

Honey Crisp Apples

Radicchio

Eggplant

Carrots

Mystery item

The Honeycrisp are abundant and deliciouss. Enjoy!

Radicchio is a red-green-white leafed leafy green It is an Italian green.  Also called Chicory.  Great for salads!

We are giving two mystery items because we have a lot of odd things that we need to move.  This always happens at the end of a season and the beginning of other.  Several summer crops are coming to an end so there are not enough to go around.  Enjoy these because they may be the last of the season!

  Have a great week!

Do not forget that we have the online store open.  You can check it out and if you see items that you would normally buy at the store, please consider purchasing from us.  Support your local farm.  I have added a lot of new and heirloom apple varieties to the store.  We also have nice Honeycrisp available in bulk - check these out for parties, or even just for apple lovers who eat a lot of apples each week.  These items will be delivered with your share.  You can pay when you order with your credit card or you can click invoice and wait until the end of the session and pay then. 

 

Gregg, Louise, and Oliver Keckler -

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce.com

Posted 9/15/2014 6:20am by Gregg Keckler.

 We will be at NGS on 17th Street in the Courtyard from 8 - 2:30

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

 

 

Vegetables

summer squash

zucchini

salad mix

kale

Swiss chard

Red Beets

cucumbers

CHERRY TOMATOES

green beans

red tomatoes

banana peppers

cabbage red and green

bell peppers

Sweet Corn!

Heirloom tomatoes

okra

Mexican gherkins

hot peppers

spaghetti squash

butternut squash

eggplant

potatoes

snacking peppers

sweet potatoes

radicchio

 

 

Fresh cut herbs and flowers

basil

flowers

 

 

Fruits

red raspberries

peaches

plums

Summer Rambo apples

Nectarines

cantaloupe

Cortland apples

 Strawberry apples

Greening apples

Watermelon

blackberries

Yellow Bartlett pears

Red Gravenstein Apples

Gala apples

prune plums!

Honey Crisp Apples

Gala apples

Red Jonathan apples

Cox orange pippins

Liberty apples

Golden Delicious apples

 

 

  

 

Meat

 Pork

 Beef

Chicken whole

 

 

Baked goods

Blueberry pies

peach pies

Apple pies

Sweet Breads

cookies

yeast bread

 

Other items

jams and jellies

honey

Shagbark hickory syrup

OUR OWN Fresh eggs

Cheese from Whispering Brook Farm

 

Come out and stock up with good food!

 

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/12/2014 7:24pm by Gregg Keckler.

 Saturday Farm Stands!

St Luke's Episcopal Church on Fort Hunt Rd, Alexandria, VA from 8-1pm

 

Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church  on Cedar Lane, Bethesda from 9-1pm

We will have these items available this week!

 

Vegetables

cucumbers

Mexican gerkins

sweet onions

yellow wax beans

 kale

salad Mix

 zucchini

summer squash

red beets

Swiss chard

cabbage

green beans

tomatoes  

cherry tomatoes

lima beans

Sweet banana peppers

Garlic

eggplant

Sweet Corn

Hot peppers

carrots

bell peppers

butternut squash

spaghetti squash

 

 

 

Fruits

raspberries

peaches

plums

cantaloupe

canary melons

sugar cubes

watermelon

summer apples - William's pride

Ginger gold

Rambo apples

nectarines

Zestar Apples

Honey Crisp Apples

Gala Apples

Yellow bartlet pears

seckle pears

Jonagold apples

blackberries

 

 

 

Meat

 Pork

 Beef

 Whole Chickens   

  

 

Baked goods

Blueberry pies

Peach pies

apple pies

Sweet Breads

 

Teas and other herb greens

 mint tea

lemon blam

basil

sage

 

Other items

jams and jellies

honey

Shagbark hickory syrup

Fresh eggs

 

Cheese from Whispering Brook Farm

 

Come out and stock up with good food!

 

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc

www.orchardcountryproduce