Due to the sudden cold snap last week, we had to get everything picked or risk losing it to those cold temperatures. Good thing we did, the temps in the mid-teens would have ruined anything left on the trees. The good news is we got what we had picked, the bad news is there really isn’t that much....soooo this week looks to be our final week of the year at the markets.
Here is what we will have:
Thanks for all of your support and business, hope to see you at one of the markets.
Ohhh you tart lovers! This is your week….we have the goods for you this week!
This coming weekend will be the last of our Jonathans which are not overly tart, but loved by tarts and non-tarts alike due to their strong apple flavor and enough of a tart bite to be great for everything - pies, sauce, cider…you name it. Will also have a little stronger….tartier, more tart, whatever you want to call it….more tart Winesap!! Winesaps are another old fashioned variety that are loved for that tart bite and used for everything from sauce to cider to pies to just plain eating….a late season star!
For those who are not as fond of all things tart, will also have some Cameos, a great bright red sweet variety and an assortment of other varieties that will vary by market….things like Criterion, Sundance, CandyCrisp….depends on what goes in which truck.
Sending the newsletter out a little earlier than usual this week to accommodate those who want to pre-order ½ bushels or bushels of Jonathan or Winesap. Let me know how much you want and which market to bring it to no later than Thursday Night. All of our loading will happen on Friday so need those requests before I get that going Friday morning.
Enjoy the rest of the fall season, it is coming to an end quickly (in CO on Thursday it looks like!!). Despite the little winter blast we are about to receive, we will be at all of our markets on Saturday & Sunday.
Here is the quick round up for the week….Jonathans!! If you want some, this is the week to get them, and likely the last week for them. They are pretty large, dark red and have that sweet/tart thing going. One of the all time favorites and classics - great for pies, sauce, fresh eating and cider….an all around variety.
Every market will have something different this week, Cinnamon Spice goes to one market, Melrose to another, Honeycrisp to another….so each market will be a little different.
All markets will have a handful of Stanley Plums, the large sweet/tart prune type variety…. they are the last plums of the season.
Greeley…will not be there this week, Kevin/Kit can’t make it, but will be back the following week.
Still to come, Cameo, Winesap, Pink Lady and a handful of others. Hope to see you at one of the markets. We have about 3 weeks left in the season so get them while you can. Thanks for all of your business.