Grapes

Grapes

We grow four varieties of grapes: Reliance, Glenora, Himrod, and Alwood. Grape color: White grapes—which are popularly called green grapes–include amber and yellow and green grapes. Black grapes—which are popularly called red grapes–include almost black, blue-purple,...
Asian Pear

Asian Pear

Asian pears have a distinct, but pear-like taste and they have a crisp texture, much like a good apple.  Asian pears are harvested August, September and October. Most growers determine harvest date by fruit taste and color. The color of russett-type fruit changes from...
Cherries

Cherries

Sweet Cherries! A reader asked us on Facebook, “What do you do with sweet cherries?” Eat them! You don’t have to doctor these up at all to enjoy their fresh picked flavor.  AND, I bet you don’t need as much sugar in your recipes if you are...
Blueberries

Blueberries

Blueberries will be ready for picking in late July-mid August. The varieties we have are Duke, Bluecrop, Darrow, Blueray, and Climax. Full production is reached after about 6 years. One of the best fruits with antioxidant power! Also one of the easiest to...
Brambles

Brambles

The photo above is a black raspberry. Brambles? What is a bramble?  Any rough, (usually wild) tangled prickly shrub, specifically a blackberry bush, or any hybrid of similar appearance, with thorny stems. Also raspberries (black or red)! There are two types of...
Strawberries

Strawberries

The first garden strawberry was grown in France during the late 18th century and they are still yummy as ever! Who doesn’t love strawberry shortcake or strawberry jam?  If you know someone who doesn’t love them, bring them to our farm to try one picked...