Farm Happenings at AgriBerry Farm
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Farm Happenings at AgriBerry Farm

Important Announcements about Week 5: Nittany

Posted on October 21st, 2019
Hello! This is week 5 of 6. Harvie credits expire at the end of this season, so use them this week and/or next. Add extras to your share by clicking the swap options at the bottom of this email. Also, our October Jam Sale pickups are next week at all pickup sites. Our jam sale is separate from Harvie,... read more »

Week 4: New Apples & Pear! & Jam Sale

Posted on October 14th, 2019
The pointy pears in the share this week are Bosc. Leave these outside of the fridge to mellow. They don't get quite as yellow as other traditional pears, and their sweetness can be enjoyed before fully soft. "Check the neck" for some give, and near the stem for wrinkles to determine readiness. Fuji... read more »

Fall Week 3: Piney River Gold

Posted on October 7th, 2019
Week three shares feature a local Golden Delicious type apple called Piney River Gold from Saunders Bros. Orchard in Piney River, VA. For your other unit of apples there are a few varieties to choose from: HoneyCrisp, CrimsonCrisp, Pink Lady, Gala, and JonaGold  - some also available in extra bulk... read more »

Fall Week 2

Posted on September 30th, 2019
The popular CrimsonCrisp apples are back in the share this Fall! This particular harvest received some cosmetic damage from hail, but is otherwise great quality in terms on flavor and texture - very crisp and somewhat tart. This week’s pears are our feature item - the luscious Harrow Sweet variety... read more »

FALL week 1

Posted on September 22nd, 2019
Welcome to week one of Agriberry’s Fall CSA shares! This week we have: our red raspberries, kiwi-berries grown by our friend Bobby Black at Catoctin Mountain Orchard in Maryland, AutumnCrisp apples, and your fourth item can be HoneyCrisp apples, Asian Pears, Concord grapes, or Apple cider. Prune... read more »

Makeup week 21

Posted on September 15th, 2019
Howdy members! This is makeup share week - if you’re getting this email you let us know prior to last Wed you have a make up this week! An honor to Include our own September strawberries - a ever bearing variety that just wont quit! And they are tasty! Also our raspberries, Honeycrisp apples and... read more »

Week 20 Cider time!

Posted on September 9th, 2019
This week is the final week of the Summer shares. Those with credits, especially those not continuing in the Fall, please enjoy selecting from the array of extras.    Next week will be the makeup week - if you have not already scheduled a makeup for week 21 be sure to email Bridget (CSA@agriberry.com... read more »

week 19: Happy September - GRAPES!

Posted on September 2nd, 2019
(Anne made me pose on the tractor.) Welcome September's harvest! Concord grapes at here from the Wenger family in Waynesboro. This is the variety that Welch's makes their grape juice out of - so flavor packed! They do have seeds but in my opinion they are worth it. We also have a few varieties of pears:... read more »

Week 18

Posted on August 26th, 2019
I was able to catch daughter-mother duo Alli & Nancy - harvesters and CSA members - together in the field this morning. Nancy is holding the share: yellow peaches, and plum medley from Marker-Miller orchard in Winchester VA, Gala apples from Aspers PA, and our red raspberries. Alli has been harvesting... read more »