Produce

All produce harvest dates and availability are approximate. Availability depends on seasonal weather conditions. As we move close to harvest of each fruit estimate start dates will be posted on the Home Page left side bar below the Current Hours. Please check there to see what is currently available or coming soon!

Strawberries

Available Mid May to Mid June

  • Wendy: An early season strawberry, Wendy, is a flavorful choice that is delicious both fresh and frozen. Fruit are large with a wedge or conical shape and firm enough for easy picking and transport. 
  • Jewel: As a mid-season berry, this popular strawberry is large with superb quality and flavor.
  • Cabot: This strawberry is known for its large berries and excellent flavor. The berries are easy to pick and firm, so squashed and soggy fruit should not be a problem. Sure to become a favorite fresh, frozen or preserved!

 

Cherries

Available Mid June to Mid July

  • Bing: The most popular cherry variety for decades, Bing is a dark sweet cherry with firm flesh. A favorite for eating or freezing with one of the longest shelf lives of cherries if refrigerated.
  • Van: A dark mahogany cherry with a super sweet flavor. Our farm favorite for eating, canning and freezing.
  • Rainier: The premier cherry variety, Rainier has a beautiful yellow color with a red blush. A light sweet flavor makes it good for fresh eating or canning. Turns brown if frozen.

Blueberries

Available Mid June through July

  • Duke: A light blue berry that is firm with a mild flavor that sweetens with refrigeration. This large berry keeps well and is great fresh, frozen, or preserved.
  • Toro: Our largest berry, Toro is firm with a mild flavor and grows in large easy to pick clusters. A medium blue this is a great all purpose berry.
  • Draper: A large light blue berry with a crisp and sweet flavor. Draper is firm and has an excellent shelf life. Good for all uses but excellent flavor for baking.
  • Chandler: The largest berry available, Chandler is often larger than a quarter in size. With a mild sweet flavor and a great texture it's sure to be a favorite as it quickly fills buckets!

Raspberries

Available Mid June to October

  • Lauren: Our earliest raspberry Lauren has a large size and wonderful flavor! With lots of easy to pick high quality fruit it can be enjoyed as a fresh berry, or frozen or preserved for yearlong enjoyment.
  • Encore: Berries are large with very coherent druplets and a very good raspberry flavor. Great as a fresh berry or frozen or preserved. 
  • Taylor: Taylor raspberry is considered by most to be the best-flavored variety of red available. This heritage standby has a light-colored, medium-to-large, long and firm berry that will be enjoyed year round whether fresh, frozen or preserved.
  • Joan J: Our only thornless raspberry, the late season Joan J has large firm berries with very good flavor. They are easy to pick and will last the longest fresh of all our raspberry varieties.
  • Josephine: The fall bearing Josephine offers a sweet summer treat clear into October, with a berry that has excellent size and firmness with very good flavor.

Blackberries

Available July and August

  • Natchez: An early ripening thornless variety with very large and tasty berries excellent for fresh eating. They are easy to pick with a long harvest season.
  • Ouachita: This thornless variety has excellent quality medium size berries that are firm and sweet. Excellent for fresh eating, they also work well for preserves or baking.
  • Triple Crown: A late season thornless variety with large, flavorful berries that are tasty fresh, frozen or preserved. 

Peaches

Available July to September

  • Avalon Pride: (early July) An early season peach, Avalon Pride's highly flavored, yellow fleshed, semi-freestone fruit is great for fresh eating.
  • Flamin' Fury PF1: (early July)This juicy sweet peach is one of the earliest varieties, sometimes ripening a month before Redhaven. The first of several Paul Friday peach varieties we grow, it is best eaten fresh as it is a cling peach.
  • Flamin' Fury 5D-Big: (early July)Another early peach variety from Paul Friday, the 5D-Big has good size for an early peach, with a beautiful dark red skin tone and firm, juicy, tasty flesh you are sure to love!
  • Flamin' Fury 8Ball: (mid July)This large, red skinned, freestone peach is another winner from Paul Friday. With it's lovely texture and excellent flavor it's sure to become a favorite with many! Great as a fresh eater, it's freestone quality also makes is good as a canning variety.
  • Red Haven: (late July)The standard by which all early peaches are judged, Redhaven has a firm yellow flesh and smooth texture. Beautiful red and golden skin covers a peach that is excellent fresh, slips skins and pits easily for canning, and has a good shelf life.
  • Flamin' Fury Lucky 13: (early Aug) Our new favorite is sure to become yours too! Large firm fruit are sweet and juicy with an exceptional flavor that has made it the signature variety of Paul Friday peaches. Excellent any way you try it, this new freestone peach variety will knock your socks off and keep you coming back for more. Excellent for canning also.
  • Elegant Lady:  (early Aug) A Yellow-fleshed freestone peach of excellent quality with a beautiful red blushed skin. Fruit is sweet and juicy and may be enjoyed fresh or preserved in a variety of ways.
  • Coral Star: (mid Aug) A large, beautiful, freestone peach with firm flesh and a wonderful sweet flavor that may be enjoyed fresh or preserved. Stores well in a cooler or refrigerator, and does not brown when cut. 
  • Early Elberta: (mid Aug) An earlier ripening strain of the favorite heritage type Elberta. The skin and flesh of this peach are golden yellow with a rich, sweet flavor. Early Elberta is a large oval-shaped fruit that is a favorite for its ease of canning.
  • Elberta: (late Aug) is firm with flesh that is yellow in color with a red blushed golden skin. One of the leading peach varieties for over 80 years, and a favorite of many for both fresh eating and canning.
  • J.H. Hale: (late Aug)The fruit of J.H. Hale is extra large, round and uniform with golden skin covered by a brilliant sweet red blush. Firm yellow flesh makes this peach an excellent keeper and explains why it has enjoyed  almost a century of popularity. Great for canning also.
  • Flamin' Fury Fat Lady: (mid Sept) It isn't over until the Fat Lady sings! This late variety often ripens mid September, providing wonderful peach treats late in the season. This freestone peach has the excellent flavor typical of Paul Friday varieties enclosed in a beautiful blushed skin. Great for eating and canning it stores well if refrigerated.

Apples

Available mid August through October

  • Lodi: (ripens early July) A very early baking variety that ripens in July. Lodi is extremely tart and dry and is superb for pie making. Must keep refrigerated after picking
  • Gala: (mid Aug) A mild flavored sweet crisp early apple with a golden background and red stripes. Best for fresh eating but can be used for a variety of other purposes. Good shelf life if refrigerated, but must be picked with care as they bruise easily.
  • Blondee: (mid Aug) A modern Golden Delicious type cultivar, Blondee has the same golden yellow color as a Golden Delicious, with it's own distinct sweet flavor and crunchy texture. Good as a fresh eater or a dessert apple, it has a more bruise resistant flesh that allows it to be put in storage for short periods.
  • Honeycrisp: (late Aug) One of the most popular varieties currently grown in America, Honeycrisp has a greenish skin mostly covered in a red blush, a firm texture and a flavor that is a perfect combination of sweet and tart. Favored as a fresh eater, it stores well in a cool dry environment.
  • Fuji: (early Sept) Named after Mt. Fuji by it's Japanese breeders, Fuji is a cross of two old American varieties that yields a lovely red blushed apple popular around the world. Dense and crisp with a sweet flavor they are an excellent fresh eater, and have a long storage life. Also good baked or sauced.
  • Golden Delicious: (Sept) A sweet golden yellow apple that was the 'golden standard' for all purposes over several decades, it's still one of the most popular apples in the US. An excellent apple for saucing, juicing and baking it is also a favorite for fresh eating. Bruises easily and is not a good storage apple.
  • Jonagold: (Sept) A cross between the old-fashioned Jonathan apple and a Golden Delicious, this yellow-green apple with a red blush has great flavor and juicy crisp flesh that make it a wonderful eater, which also sauces and bakes well. It has a large size and easily bruised skin.
  • Granny Smith: (Oct) A rounded bright green apple that is very hard and crisp. With a lightly dry tart flavor Granny is very good for baking but can also be enjoyed fresh or in juice. It stores well and resists bruising.
  • Braeburn: (Oct) easily recognizable for it's unique oblong shape, this light green apple with a red blush has a spicy sweet flavor, and is very versatile. Good as a fresh eater it bakes very well and can be stored in a cool dry place for a few months to enjoy through the winter
  • Cameo: (Oct)A farm favorite, this newer variety has an old fashioned sweet-tart flavor and beautiful bi-color striping that creates more fans each year. Large size with crisp juicy flesh it is excellent for cooking but so good fresh it rarely lasts that long! Good for winter storage.

Pumpkins

Available in October

  • Carving: Our popular orange pumpkin varieties range in size from 10-50+ pounds. All have large cavities and they come in all shapes and sizes with strong handles. While carving pumpkins can be eaten, they are not the tastiest and we recommend them for decorating only.
  • New Moon and Full Moon: Uniform bright white carving pumpkins with smooth skin, light  flesh and a strong handle. Good decorative pumpkins than range from 22-75 pounds in size.
  • Porcelain Doll: Large smooth, glossy pink/peach pumpkins for your fall decorating. Large ribs in a perfect pumpkin shape. 15-25 lbs.
  • Indian Doll: Medium smooth, peach/red pumpkin with large ribs.  Wonderful for decorating. 15-20 lbs.
  • Blue Doll: Large smooth, glossy blue/gray pumpkin gives a wonderful contrast to your orange pumpkins. Decorative use. 15-25 lbs.
  • Miniatures: Includes 3-4" orange, white, striped and mottled varieties, as well as small 5-8" traditionally shaped pumpkins and other novelty varieties. Perfect size for decorating your table.

Heirloom Pumpkins:

  • Rouge vif D'Etampes (Cinderella): 10-15 pound deep orange-red pumpkin with a flattened shape and deep ribs, great for decorating and pies, sweet orange flesh. Most common pumpkin in the Central Market in Paris in the 1880's.
  • Jarrahdale: Slate-grey, heavily ribbed 6-10 pound pumpkin excellent for decorating and cooking, sweet, smooth, orange flesh. An Australian favorite.
  • Musquee De Provence (Fairytale): French heirloom variety, with dark green skin turning to bronze as it ages, is heavily scalloped with a flattened shape.  15 pound pumpkin is a lovely decoration, and has a thick fine flesh that is delicious flesh for baking.
  • Galeux D'Eysines: Slightly flattened, round 10-15 lb fruit has a gorgeous salmon-peach colored skin that is covered with large peanut looking warts! The sweet orange flesh is used in France for soups and also can be baked.
  • New England Sugar & Pie: 3-4 pound pumpkin has smooth flesh great for baking and is the perfect size for pies.
  • Long Island Cheese: A long-time favorite of Long Island, these flat buff colored pumpkins are excellent for pies. Good Keeper. 6-10 lbs.
  • Marina Di Chioggia: Heirloom sea pumpkin from Chioggia on the cost of Italy. This deep blue-green bumpy pumpkin has a rich sweet-tasting yellow orange flesh perfect in baked goods and pies. 10 lbs.

And Many More!

Squash

Available in October

  • Buttercup: A sweet winter squash, known for high quality, dry flesh, a flattish top and a dark green color. Excellent for eating roasted with butter.
  • Acorn: Three varieties of acorn squash with excellent eating quality: Multiple varieties from solid white to multy colored for your eating and decorating delight.  Excellent plain or stuffed with sausage and bread crumbs. Stores 3-4 months.
  • Butterfly: A smaller 3.5 pound butternut, fine grained orange flesh, good uniform traditional butternut shape. Great for eating roasted with butter or in baked goods.
  • Blue Magic: Small Blue Hubbard, weighs 4-6 pounds, the same coloring and great eating qualities as a normal size Hubbard, with a fine-grained, tasty flesh. Perfect for eating fresh baked with butter.
  • Delicata: Delicate, sweet squash excellent for stuffing with sausage and bread crumbs or even made into squash fries.
  • Sunshine: Sweet, nutty tasting, smooth and stringless flesh, 3-4 pound flattened round fruit, stores well, has a bright red-orange rind.
  • Primavera: An excellent spaghetti type squash weighing approx 2 1/2 pounds.  Excellent with butter or marinara in place of pasta.

And Many, Many More!

Gourds

Available in October

  • Big Apple: 6-8" across with a unique apple shape and a mottled green color these gourds are great for fall crafting projects.
  • Mixed: An exciting mix of star small shaped, winged and warted gourds, that are attractive and interesting for fall decoration. Many solid colors as well as striped and spotted variations are found among the mix, as well as a great size range. Perfect for your fall decor.