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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

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 9/12/2014 7:21pm 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

cucumbers

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

 

 

Fruits

raspberries

blueberries

plums

cantaloupe

Peaches

 nectarines

canary melons

sugar cubes

watermelon

nectarines

Zestar apples

Gala Apples

Rambo apples

Honey Crisp apples

yellow Bartlet pears

Seckle pears

Smokehouse apples

Jonagold apples

 

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 9/11/2014 6:01am by Gregg Keckler.

Folks,

Gregg was at the DC Department of Health yesterday and as you know, no one was there!  Since he was not able to make the delivery yesterday, he will be stopping by there on Friday, September 12 - tomorrow to make the delivery.

Have a great day! 

Louise

Posted 9/10/2014 2:27pm 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

Cucumbers

yellow wax beans

green beans

Sweet corn

broccoli

carrots

sweet banana peppers

bell peppers

egg plant

okra

TOMATOES!!

cherry tomatoes

plum tomatoes

Red Norland potatoes

red and green cabbage

Hot peppers

snacking peppers

spaghetti squash

Butternut squash

Mexican Gherkins

 

 

 

 

Fruits

raspberries

peaches  -Free Stone peaches are here!

plums - three varieties

cantaloupe

Rambo apples

William's Pride apples

watermelon

nectarines

Zestar apples

Ginger Gold apples

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 9/8/2014 3:17pm 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!

 

 

 

 

 

Fruits

red raspberries

Honey Crisp apples

Gala apples

peaches

plums

cantaloupe

strawberries

watermelon

blackberries

nectarines

Red Gravenstien apples

Rambo apples

Smokehouse apples

Zestar apples

prune plums

 

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 9/8/2014 3:14pm 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

Sorrel

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

 

 

Fresh cut herbs and flowers

basil

flowers

 

 

Fruits

red raspberries

peaches

plums

Summer Rambo apples

Nectarines

cantaloupe

William's Pride apples

 Strawberry apples

Zestar Apples

Watermelon

blackberries

Yellow Bartlett pears

Red Gravenstein Apples

Gala apples

prune plums!

Honey Crisp Apples

Gala 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 9/8/2014 3:12pm by Gregg Keckler.

Dear Folks,

Sorry this email is so late.  I have had to readjust my personal schedule for the fall. So do not be alarmed if the emails do not get out as promptly as before.

 

I will be sending out emails for folks who owe money as the week goes by, so please send a check or go to the website and pay your bill.  Thanks.

We are picking apples, apples, apples.  We are still picking cherry tomatoes and Mexican Gherkins.

Here is this week's shares:

Watermelon

Cantaloupes

Honey Crisp apples

Cherry tomatoes

Potatoes

 Mexican gherkins

Sweet Candy Onions

 

Personal shares:

Watermelon

Honey Crisp apples

Potatoes

Mexican gherkins

cherry tomatoes

We have had a great year of watermelons.  I just eat a couple bites of the BEST watermelon so far this year.  Enjoy these watermelons now during the last weeks of summer. 

We have also had some good cantaloupes this year.  Oliver and Juan picked these this morning. 

The Honey Crisp apples are fresh picked.  We had an amazing year of these with 20 bins picked and at least 10 more bins on the trees.  These apples are very crisp and have a sweet-tart taste. 

We are still picking cherry tomatoes.  Tomatoes are coming to a close - savour each bite! 

Julie has been picking Mexican gherkins all day.  These are great little cucumbers.  Their nickname is "Barbie's Watermelons".  They are delicious sliced in half with salt and vinegar.  They are also good in cold salads.  You can also just pop them in your month for a quick snack.

Have a great week.

  We assume that if you are getting this email you are expecting to get a CSA share this week.  Let me know if this is not correct.  Sorry about the mistake in emails sent this morning.  I accidently sent the Friday and Saturday deliveries an email that was only supposed to go to the Wednesday folks.  This is truly a case where the right hand does not know what the left hand is doing:)

Let us know if you have any questions. 

Gregg, Louise, and Oliver Keckler

Orchard Country Produce and Fruit Farm, Inc.

www.orchardcountryproduce.com