Summer is officially in full swing! We hope you’ve made the most of it so far. It’s a season of endless options. The warmer weather makes the outdoors our living room, the land gives us a bounty of wonderful foods, and the sun sticks around a few hours longer. This time of year is unique […]

Year in and year out, our excitement continues to build as the pick-your-own season reaches its peak. The experience and the bond it fosters between families’ embodies what we believe: growing happiness with good food. We’re particularly excited about the pick-your-own cherry season this year after we lost last year’s crop to an unusual freeze. […]

We’re in the middle of May, and that means the good times are ready to roll. Our beautiful berries are hangin’ out on the vine, waiting to stain your fingers with their sugary goodness. Plus, in a few more days it’ll be Memorial Day—time to get the grills fired up and pile the picnic tables […]

We hope you’re planning to visit the farm for pick-your-own strawberry season! This year we’ve planted two varieties, “Sweet Charlie” and “Chandler,” which will be available for about three weeks.  Bring the kids, grandma, grandpa—all are welcome. Picking is a fun family activity with a sweet ending! Each year, we use our strawberries in all […]

We’ve all been there. “I don’t want to give up the carbs; they are too good.” “Is there a way I can make my favorite pasta dish healthy?” A spiralizer can do just that. Ever heard of one? These innovative kitchen contraptions can turn fruits and veggies into delicate noodles that are full of vitamins […]

eating to reduce stress

Life gets crazy. We are pulled in so many directions personally and professionally, and it can lead to our least favorite “s word”….stress. When anxiety and worry take over, it’s all too easy to pick up our favorite comfort food and load up on the sugars and starch. Unfortunately, our cravings take more of a […]

It’s safe to say that a few of us at Orr’s have a green thumb. We may spend time on the farm tending to acres and acres of some of the area’s finest fruits, but we still love to care for our very own flower beds and cover crops. Now that spring has officially arrived, […]

As one of the most obese countries in the world, it’s time that we start downsizing waistlines and moving the meter toward healthy habits. How can we make a difference? It can start with our most treasured legacy: our kids. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of children with obesity […]

On this day dedicated to the science of circumference, it’s only appropriate that Orr’s highlights one of our favorite circular goodies: pies. We absolutely love to bake, and we encourage you to come by the market to peruse our selection of flavors. At Orr’s we believe a good pie is always in season.  Don’t just […]

We are thrilled to be back blogging as the 2017 season kicks into high gear! From fresh produce, fun recipes and fabulous events, Orr’s is so glad spring has finally sprung. In the coming weeks, we’ll have fresh fruits and veggies that come directly from our soil or a trusted local farmer. In anticipation of […]