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Let’s Talk Tomatoes

This year our farm planted roughly 10 varieties of tomatoes in our 5 ½ acre garden.  Before I give you some background on each one, I wanted to talk about some of the benefits of tomatoes.  They are packed full of antioxidants, which are linked to many health benefits.   Some of those benefits include; improving […]

What’s being harvested around the farm?

This is one of my favorite times of the year, for many reasons.  This is the time when we actually get to start harvesting our fruits, and vegetables.  With roughly 50 acres of garden space, our imagination gets to run wild when we plant, which makes for a super busy harvest season.  I also like […]

Feelin’ Peachy

July Farm News The time has come…peach season is in full swing!  Peaches are by far, my favorite fruit.  Taking a bit out of the perfect one and having the juice run down your arm just screams summer to me.  Peaches are such a versatile fruit.  What other fruit can you- freeze, can, blend into […]

All About the Barnyard at Orr’s

The Barnyard at Orr’s has been open since 2018.  It originally started as the new location for our pumpkin patch with the idea that we’d add animals and a small petting zoo. Each season we’ve added new animals, some purchased…and some born here.  Now we’re open 3 seasons a year with reservations! We’ll host our […]

Grow a Little Love this Mother’s Day

British horticulturist and writer Gertrude Jekyll once wrote, “A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.” Isn’t that true too of a relationship between a mother and her children? With some constant care and tending it blooms into something wonderful. […]

Goodness Greatness!

There’s a lot to be happy about in June. Our strawberry fields are filled with smiling faces and a new berry crop is ready to roll. Did you know June is Great Outdoors Month? It seems fitting that the month with the first official day of summer is also a time to celebrate all the […]