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, close your eyes and inhale. That’s what life smells like in its purest sense. […]

Orrs Asparagus

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 a relationship between a mother and her children? With some constant care and tending it blooms into something wonderful. […]

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. We have already included the new system at two registers and by summer […]

Orr's Reuseable Bag

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 us to be kind to Mother […]

“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 baskets. This year we will be hosting the Easter Bunny & Spring ScavengORR Hunt from 10 a.m. to […]

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 would be a big customer draw. People came from distances such as Northern […]

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. So that means it’s been 10 years of ‘Pi-tastic’ eating, and we’re always looking for a […]

Orrs Winter Sunset

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 folks.  The daily grind at most jobs just seems never-ending and after a […]

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 new space is allowing us to provide exciting local products throughout the winter that […]

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. Every day our farmers tend to the crops and the […]