Happenings on the Farm
It is peach month on the farm. Enjoy the sweet, juicy peaches for snacking, cobbler, crisp, canning, or freezing for the future. Our own crop is small due to the late freeze in May, but we are supplementing with peaches from our friends in southern Pennsylvania.
Our vegetables are plentiful this time of year. Currently in season, we have sweet corn, sweet & hot peppers, tomatoes, beets, eggplant & cucumbers. All are picked from our farm. Check with us if you are looking for bushels to can tomatoes. Our tomatoes should be ready for canning toward the end of the month. We grow both round and plum varieties.
Our new crop of apples should harvest around August 20. Ginger Gold, Paula Red, and "Premier" Honeycrisp, which is an EARLY version of regular Honeycrisp will be the first in our market. We can’t wait!
Enjoy our donut specialty of the month, Cotton Candy. A local favorite that is only made in August. Get them while you can.
Enjoy the taste of summer in our bakery this month. Summer Garden tomato basil pies are in season and are located in our cooler just as you enter the front door. Don't forget peach and fruits of the forest pies (a combo of apples, strawberries, blackberries, rhubarb, and red raspberries). As always, please pre-order to ensure we have what you want.
We also ordered a few extra tubs of sour cherries last month. We will have some frozen 10 lb. tubs of these pitted, sour cherries for sale for as long as they last ($29.95/tub). Perfect for jams, jellies, pies, cobblers and more.
We are currently in the process of planning what our fall on the farm will look like in the midst of COVID-19. Stay tuned to our social media for updates as summer winds down and cooler, crisper days begin.
As always, thank you for shopping local and continuing to support our family farm.
- Debbie Pifer and the White House Fruit Farm Family & Staff