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orrs farm market season pass

Season Pass

  We have been getting a lot of questions lately regarding our Summer Season Pass, so I thought why not write a blog about it to answer everyone’s questions.  This pass is perfect if you’re looking for something to entertain…
mountain state maple days

Mountain State Maple Days 2024

  Twice a year in West Virginia, we celebrate all things maple syrup.  It’s the 3rd Saturday in February and March every year.  Since our first weekend of Maple Days was a hit, I thought I would write about the West Virginia…
Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

  Chocolate covered strawberry season only happens twice a year at Orr’s; Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. Don’t miss out on ordering some of these locally famous chocolate covered strawberries. If you’d like to order…
Citrus Season

Citrus Season

January officially starts peak “citrus season” at Orr’s Farm Market. This is the time of year we start to bring in all kinds of citrus that’s not normally available other times of the year. We source from both Florida and also California.…
barnyard crew

Meet Our Barnyard Crew!

It's been a while since we've done a barnyard update, so what better time than now, since the pumpkin patch is opening up for the 2023 season? We started The Barnyard about 8 years ago, and since then it's more than tripled in size. We started…
orr-ramps

Ramp Season is Here

What even is a ramp you might ask yourself? It’s a wild onion that grows in the mountains. It looks like a scallion, and tastes like a cross between an onion and garlic. The bulb of the ramp looks very similar to a spring onion, but the…
orrs-charcuterie

How to build the perfect charcuterie board

Have you been stuck with the spot of hosting an event or party and felt stuck; Because me too!  I’m here to help you create the perfect charcuterie board with all things you can pick up in one place- our farm market.  Hopefully after…
Orr's CSA

Cheers to Year 3  

We are heading into our 3rd season of CSA. CSA stands for community supported agriculture. Orr’s CSA is a weekly subscription program that runs from the last Tuesday in May through the end of September. Customers will receive a produce…

What To Do With Winter Squash?

Winter squash is a type of vegetable that has a thicker skin, and a much longer shelf life than regular squash.  They are called winter squash because you harvest them in fall to keep through the winter. At our farm we grew over 10 varieties…
tomatoes in a basket

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…

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,…

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…