Entries by Orr's Farm Market

Safety First!

June 18 is International Picnic Day! Not to be a Debbie Downer, but did you know that 1 in 6 Americans get sick from foodborne illness? That’s when food is improperly stored or not kept at the proper temperature. So with that mind, how many times have you been to a picnic and someone thinks it’s […]

Getting fruity on the grill

There’s something primal about man and fire. Maybe that’s why so many men love to grill. But even dear old Dad gets tired of just flipping hamburgers and steaks the same old way, and that’s why we’re here to help. Jams and fresh fruit are two things a seasoned griller needs to keep in his […]

It’s Strawberry Time

Maybe The Beatles had it right when they sang “Strawberry fields forever.” Because if it’s June, it’s strawberry time here at Orr’s Farm Market. Here are some random strawberry facts: Did you know there is an average of 200 seeds per strawberry? Strawberries are a member of the rose family. The average American eats 3.4 […]

Bluegrass concert series kicks off Memorial Day weekend

After dealing with months of snow, sleet and cold temperatures, Memorial Day weekend gives us three days to celebrate the impending summertime with family and friends. For Memorial Day weekend we are kicking off our popular Live Bluegrass Weekends. The concert series is always on the last Saturday and Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to […]

Pick Your Own at Orr’s!

Rich soil has a distinctive smell. It’s hard to describe if you’ve never smelled dirt before but it’s like smelling the Earth and everything that came before it. In order to really smell the dirt, you need to get down close to it, close your eyes and inhale. That’s what life smells like in its purest sense. […]

Coupons are Changing!

We’re rolling in Clover here at Orr’s Farm Market — and we’re not talking about the plant.  As a way to make the entire experience even more enjoyable at the farm, we have added new Clover POS (Point of Sale) Systems at check-out. We have already included the new system at two registers and by summer […]

Celebrate Earth Day with these Tips

Farm life can be hard, but for all the blood, sweat and tears we put into the land, it rewards us with its bounty. As farmers, it’s our job to take care of the land, but we can’t do it alone. Monday, April 22, is Earth Day, which reminds us to be kind to Mother […]

Easter is on its way!

“Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail …” How many of you remember that song from your childhood? It’s one that makes you immediately think of Easter, the Easter Bunny, colored eggs, chocolate and grass-filled baskets. This year we will be hosting the Easter Bunny & Spring ScavengORR Hunt from 10 a.m. to […]