Author Archives: Brown's Orchard
I start pressing Cider,which feels like, “WAY BACK” in mid September. Only two months but it feels like a lifetime looking back over the hectic rapid fire pace of the season. Early in the season it was always a struggle to round up enough ripe sweet apples for the sweet component of the early cider. … Continue reading
THE BAD NEWS: I couldn’t get all the GoldRush picked and into the storage ahead of the recent cold weather that dipped into the high teens. The apples froze on the trees. I’m going to be short of GoldRush to sell in the Market going into December. If you enjoy those Late Keepers don’t wait … Continue reading
Pure “HoneyCrisp” “GoldenDelicious” and “Late Harvest Jonathan” are pressed and in the market for sale this week ended!!!!!!!
I’ll be finishing the picking as the weather allows over the next couple weeks. All the late varieties are now in the the market for sale. As time allows I’ll post a comprehensive list.
The market hours changed on November 1. Weekdays I’ll be closing at 5:00 the opening times will remain the same as well as the weekend hours. Saturday/Sunday 9:00 till 5:00 Monday: closed Tuesday-Friday 10:00 till 5:00
A limited number of Pink Lady and Late Fuji will be available starting Tuesday Oct. 24. There are plenty to pick yet but these will be the first in the market. I expect to have some Granny Smith and York Imperial for sale on Wednesday Oct 25 if the rain lets up so I can … Continue reading
New varieties this week Braeburn Rome Idared
The bridge replacement on Southview Road has yet to start. It looks like the repaving of Millers Run Road (Rt 50) is progressing after Columbia Gas replaced its residential lines. You can still expect slight delays traveling from the East for another week.
The harvest is moving forward between the rain drops. These varieties are new this weekend. NITTANY: This Apple is one of my favorites, originally selected from a breeding program at WVU to find a more grower friendly replacement for the York Imperial. By a twist of fate Nittany was released by Penn State and not … Continue reading