How We Treat Our Strawberries

We’ve received several questions about how we treat our strawberries. We’ve answered the question here, about being organic, so you might want to check that out as well. We are very successful at using beneficial insects to clean up any pest problems, but...

Methods for Pest and Weed Control

A question from one of our customers and our answer: “Normally, we buy organic from the store, which gives us limited choices and generally from Mexico or California. I’ve heard of some farms in the area that use a least-impact approach to pest...

Peach Status After Winter 2014

Mackintosh Fruit Farm should have plenty of fresh juicy peaches in our market this year, even though the winter killed many of the fruit buds on the bottoms of the trees. We usually prune the trees so their fruit is low enough to be picked from the ground, but this...