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Hail Storm 2019
7/30/2019 - 12:02:58 PM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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Hail Storm 2019DID YOU KNOW? A good share of Lancaster County experienced a devastating storm on May 28 and KAUFFMAN’S orchards were not spared. Hail, driven by a strong wind, fell for about ten minutes – plenty, plenty to permanently mar many, many (most?) of the tiny fruitlets on our trees. Ken Kauffman, former ... Read More
Habits of Growth and Productivity
1/16/2019 - 12:29:51 PM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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Habits of Growth and ProductivityFrom Clair Kauffman’s Journal (1/12/18) - Orchard ManagerPhotos: Kauffman’s OrchardsWinter in the orchard is a time for the fruit farmer to observe tree growth from the previous season. The icy winter chill has chased much of the trees’ vitality into the hidden root zone, leaving naked and leafless ... Read More
It’s Time...to Go to Market!
4/9/2018 - 3:25:29 PM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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It’s Time...to Go to Market!It’s Time...to Go to Market!Roadside markets are beginning to open for the season. Roadside markets and year-round markets will begin stocking locally grown produce that you do not want to miss. A number of vegetables (and one fruit) are most likely available in our area either right now or soon. Se... Read More
The Beauty of Pennsylvania
4/2/2018 - 8:45:18 AM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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marmalade
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The Beauty of PennsylvaniaPennsylvania is a glorious state. Growing up in Oregon, that’s quite a thing to say. If you’ve been there, you know what I’m talking about. It’s natural beauty is everywhere. It doesn’t really matter what part of the state you’re in, you’re bound to experience natural beauty. Most states have their ... Read More
God is Good
3/26/2018 - 2:19:32 PM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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Easter
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God is GoodThis, the week of Passover and Easter, we turn our thoughts to Jesus. He came as a baby. He lived as man. He died as a criminal. He rose and lives even now. Sitting at the right hand of God, his glory fills the earth. Even now, his people, his church, dwell here on this big blue marble called earth.... Read More
It’s Spring!! Plant Something!
3/19/2018 - 4:24:42 PM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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Spring
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It’s Spring!! Plant Something!Are you ready? The days have already been getting longer and now we’re going to see even more signs of the season. One of my favorite events of the spring is when the cherry trees blossom. There’s something about the contrast between the vivid color and the dark branches of a fruit tree that is stun... Read More
What’s up, Clock? Ready or not, here comes your DST.
3/12/2018 - 10:21:57 AM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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What’s up, Clock? Ready or not, here comes your DST. This one’s a little longer...so start at the end, there’s something seriously yummy at the close of this post-- and then come back up here. Ready? Have your snack and read away...Do you like Daylight Saving Time? Read that again. Did you catch that? There’s no “s” at the end of “Saving.” That’s jus... Read More
Mud Sales
3/2/2018 - 12:51:41 PM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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Mud SalesIt’s Mud Sale Season!“You’re selling mud!? No thanks!” “Not me, they are. No, I mean it’s not mud. Wait, no, I mean, they are not selling mud!”“But it’s called a mud sale.”“Only because it’s often muddy at the sale, on account of inclement weather.”“Well, ok.” Wait for it...“...but who would want to... Read More
Simple Maple Syrup
2/26/2018 - 10:21:42 AM
by Kauffmans Fruit Farm
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Simple Maple SyrupSimply Maple SyrupWhat’s your first memory of maple syrup? Mine’s not really a syrup story. It involves eating breakfast for lunch. Every Sunday, it seemed like my friend and I were begging our parents to go to the other’s after church. This Sunday we got the green light, and I joined them for lunch... Read More

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