On a rare day with sunshine last week, we picked most of the remaining Empires for the food cupboard.
Sunday October 14 was our last day for the 2018 apple harvest – it was one of our best. Thanks to everyone who came and picked. Put us on your calendar for next Fall.
Fruit is more than 95% picked – some of the remaining apples will go to the Manchester Food Cupboard – the others will add to the organic matter in the soil – the ultimate in recycling.
The photo show some of the work crew going home on the final day.
Lots of happy customers this past weekend – Honeycrisps and Macouns are now picked out.
Empires (reasonably close to the barn) , MacIntosh (in the old orchard), Cortlands (down the hill) and Galas (close to the barn) are still available. Drops at half price are also available.
Burr and Burton students will be here Wednesday on their service day to pick for the Manchester Food Cupboard.
There will be cider and donuts on both Saturday and Sunday (until they runout ). Sunday October 14 will be the last day for the season. Your last chance to stock up on apples.
Still good picking for MacIntosh, Honeycrisp, Cortland, Empire, Gala and Macoun, but farther from the barn.
Empires are especially good this year and closer to the barn than the Honeycrisp.
Very few Crimson Crisp still available – they will get picked out tomorrow morning. Golden Delicious and Northern Spys are picked out.
I will bring up 34 dozen more donuts from Mrs. Murphy’s tomorrow – today they ran out by 1:00 PM, so come early. Cider may run out before the end of the day.
As I said in yesterday’s post, after Columbus Day weekend we will be closed on Monday, then back open Tuesday for the rest of the week. Our last day will probably be Sunday Oct 14.
Now is the time to get those extra apples!!