Orr’s Blog

Ernie Bradley

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…
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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,…
Orrs Asparagus

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…

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.…
Orr's Reuseable Bag

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…

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…

On To Greener Pastures…

The Orr's Farm Market venture into Bison farming comes to an end. Owner Mark Orr had always found bison herds intriguing. He said "You always remember the field where you saw a bison herd grazing." He was definitely correct that the bison…

Prepare for Pi Day

National Pi Day, which combines the mathematical constant of π — or 3.14 — with a slice of delicious pie, is celebrated on March 14. Although the concept has been around since 1988, Pi Day wasn’t officially recognized until 2009.…
Orrs Winter Sunset

What Happens On A Farm In Winter? Part 1: The Market

Many customers ask us every year what we do during the winter months.  We love that customers are curious about the seasonal operations on our farm. The seasonality of the farm is definitely one of the reasons farming appeals to so many…

Celebrate the Season

Our newly added addition is giving us new opportunities for festive decorating and exciting holiday gifts.  Usually we had to shrink our market space as the November weather hit because we were working under a tent, but not this year!  The…

Farming Practices

Our farmers really enjoy spending their time in the great outdoors with mother nature.  The farm has been in the family for three generations, so you could say knowing how to take care of the land to produce the best crops runs in our blood.…

What You Can Find in Our Bakery

Orr’s pies are some of the best around because they are baked fresh daily.  You can order online for your convenience or stop in to pick one up.  We also accept call ahead orders if you’d like us to bake one fresh for you.  There are…