Summer is almost over, and that means we at Orr’s are gearing up for our Fall Farm Fun Days! This annual festival is the perfect way to combat the back-to-school blues. We’ll have plenty of fun activities, live music and good food to ring in the fall. Join us on Saturday, September 21 from 9:00 […]

Autumn pears on wood

Summer is winding down, but there are still plenty of opportunities to celebrate the sunshine and the food it brings us. Although pears are often skipped over for more famous fruits, they have a rich history and a variety of yummy uses today. According to Top Food Facts, the Chinese consider the pear to be […]

There’s nothing like sweet corn on the cob. As we get into prime corn season, we’re reminded that corn can be used in a variety of ways. Although boiling is the easiest, grilling always adds a smoky depth of flavor. Pro tip: Before you grill, soak the still-husked corn in salted water for 10 minutes, […]

In a matter of weeks, the kids will be back in school. That means you need to start thinking of ways to give them a healthy afterschool snack to keep them occupied while you get dinner ready. Sure there are the easy snacks like apple slices with peanut butter or grapes and cheese, but how […]

Who can forget when, in “Dirty Dancing,” Baby says “I carried a watermelon” to Johnny at the dance? Boy, was she embarrassed. We can’t promise you that you’ll meet the person of your dreams or learn how to dance the cha-cha when you visit us for watermelon, but we promise you won’t be embarrassed to […]

The week of August 4-10 is National Farmers Market Week, so let’s celebrate all that we do here at Orr’s Farm Market! By definition, a farmers market is a location where farmers can sell their wares to customers. The beauty about our farm market is that customers don’t only get to put a face with […]

Those who love to cook know that nothing adds a layer of flavor to dishes than fresh herbs. In July, one of the more versatile herbs, basil, is ready to be harvested. What can you do with basil? Really, you should be asking what can’t you do with basil? Basil can be found in two […]

Fire up the grill — it’s National Grilling Month! We have plenty of items that are great for grilling — meats, veggies, even fruits. However, this is a good time to remind everyone that safety should always come first, especially when you are grilling. Before You Start Between 2011 and 2015, the National Fire Protection Association […]

Blueberries are filled with fiber and antioxidants for healthful goodness — all wrapped in a blueish-purplish packet that can be popped into your mouth. Blueberries can be found on both the East and West coasts. They come in two kinds: highbush or lowbush. Highbush is what you see at the market, while lowbush are the ones […]

Farmer giving box of veg to customer on a sunny day

Every year the American Heart Association recognizes June as Fresh Fruit and Veggie Month. Or what we like to call it just another reason to celebrate because fresh fruits and veggies are what we do at Orr’s Farm Market. We plant them, grow them, harvest them and deliver them straight to you. One question that […]