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From the monthly archives: "July 2010"

August Update

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John’s sweetcorn is in and it is AWESOME! Our pickles are coming in by the 1/2 bushel. Come in or call to reserve yours. Garnet Beauty peaches are being picked. These stick to the pit but are sweet and juicy. Nectarines can be mixed with the peaches as they are the same price. Red Havens […]

Peaches and Apricots

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Apricots are beautiful! Peak u-pick for the next couple of days. Apricots will be in the market for a good two weeks. Peaches —-Garnet Beauty, the semi cling peach is the first peach to get ripe. I will be opening u-pick Wed 7/28. They are big and sweet. Red Haven peaches we think will be […]

Summer Vegetables.

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There are so many vegetables in the market this time of year. It’s heaven for a vegetarian like me! We get some of our vegetables from Bay City, MI, but many of them come locally or from our farm as well.  Some of the best things we have right now are the zucchini, summer squash, […]

Cherry Bounce Recipe

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Ingredients: 8 c. (2 lbs.) fresh tart cherries, unpitted 2 c. sugar or 1 lb. sugar cubes 4 c. vodka or brandy or bourbon 1 1/2 tsp whole allspice (optional) 1 1/2 tsp whole cloves (optional 2″ stick cinnamon (optional) Wash and stem cherries. Alternate layers of cherries, sugar and spices, if desired in a […]

Monday 7/12 Update

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This week we are picking Balaton tart cherries. If you want to make cherry bounce this year these are the cherries you want to use. We are picking with the stems on and they should keep for traveling. Cherry bounce is easy to make and fun to drink come the holidays. Also these are the […]

What’s Happening this Week?

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Things have been so busy in the market! Our sweet cherry u-pick crop has been small, but it’s lasted through the 4th of July weekend, which is very good. We are expecting it to end by Sunday, June 11th however, so be sure to get out here while you can! Picking is a bit of […]

Fruitstand Gossip

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Things have been getting very busy around the fruit stand. We are still u-picking sweet cherries. We will be u-picking until atleast Tuesday, possibly longer. We will keep you updated on a for sure date in the next couple days. We got the sweet cherry pitter out today! It is one of the coolest things […]


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