Entries by Orr's Farm Market

Saving Green in More Ways Than One

Earth Day is coming up, and there’s nothing more important to a farmer than our earth. We consider ourselves very lucky to be able to breathe fresh air and work outdoors as often as we do. To ensure we can continue enjoying this lifestyle, we make sure to take care of our environment. We all […]

Taking the Stress Out of Cooking

Everyone has good intentions when it comes to cooking dinner. You want to ensure you get the right amount of protein, starch, and veggies for a balanced diet—and a healthier you! And while your intentions may be pure in the mornings, come nighttime, sometimes it’s harder to stick to it. If cooking dinners is the […]

Winter Fresh

It’s winter at the market, and our own fields lay dormant all around us. Our family defies the norm and we keep our market open throughout the winter. We get a lot of questions about why we stay open, but the main answer is for our customers—as well as our staff. Our customers rely on […]

A heartfelt thank you from all of us at Orr’s!

November…. is….finally….here.  Apple harvest season is winding down, and collectively we all take one big deep breath as our busy season ends.  As a farm family, seasonality is very normal for us.  However, every year it is still a struggle to complete the harvest tasks on time.  Each harvest year brings its own set of […]

Orr’s Favorite Fall Treats

Bakers don’t need a reason (or a season) to bake, but fall brings out a special zest for all things sweet. The fall is the peak season for harvesting apples, pears, and pumpkins, while the cool, crisp air allows for those sweet treats to cool off quickly. Here are a few of our favorite recipes […]

Fun and Festive Fall Activities

It’s already mid-October, and although summer temps stuck around, it seems like fall weather is finally here to stay! With winter looming in the not-too-far distance, it’s time to take advantage of the breezy weather while you still can. Here are some fun and festive outdoor activities you can do while you can still enjoy […]

Carve The Perfect Pumpkin This Fall!

The leaves are changing, pumpkin spice lattes are back, and the kids are in school. Fall is finally here, and there is one thing that’s on everyone’s to-do list this year: carve the perfect pumpkin! So grab your coziest flannel shirt and hitch a ride on the nearest hayride, and we’ll tell you everything you […]

Hello, fall!

As always, while we’ve been hanging on to the last threads of summer, September snuck right in. We had a grand time in June, July, and August. Now we’re ready for another season full of activity and events. Fall is special. As it arrives, it brings about a certain excitement and feeling of comfort. Maybe […]

Meet Orr’s Supervisor, Sammy Powers

Name: Samantha Powers Job Title: Supervisor Job Description: Customer service, driving forklift, opening/closing the store, etc. Why I love working at Orr’s:  Out of the many unique things about Orr’s, I love the true sense of family it provides. This is my third year here, and it’s awesome to see each department working together every […]

Farming as a Profession: Katy Orr-Dove’s Point of View

A Trip to Iowa Visiting the I am FarmHer Convention in Des Moines, Iowa was an opportunity to leave my farm and make connections with other female farmers. I would encourage female farmers, ranchers, ag business professionals, and anyone even considering farming to look to the 2018 convention for motivation, networking, and educational speakers. Not […]