Blog Entries - February, 2018 (Show All)

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
Valentine's: Forgiveness and Love
2/9/2018 - 10:19:54 AM
by Guest Blogger
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Valentines: Forgiveness and LoveHidden LoveSaint Valentine...what a great guy! It’s that time of year to follow in his footsteps. Valentine’s Day is two days away! Are you ready? Did you get a gift, make some plans...will you look your best for the love of your life?But wait, who was Saint Valentine and why do we celebrate? Well, ... Read More
Freezing Weather: An Automatic Insect Deterrent?
2/8/2018 - 2:26:45 PM
by Guest Blogger
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Freezing Weather: An Automatic Insect Deterrent? Freezing Weather: An Automatic Insect Deterrent? With the fluctuation of temperatures this winter, you may be wondering how many insects we’ll see in the spring. During an uncommonly cold winter, an often heard sentiment is, “HA! Fewer insects in the spring!” Such a declaration might produce some w... Read More
Fruit Butters
2/8/2018 - 2:25:15 PM
by Guest Blogger
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Fruit ButtersTea & Toast Would you like butter with that? It's winter. I'm sorry, I don't need to remind you do I? Or maybe a reminder is necessary. The way it stands, Winter could be the name of a new rollercoaster--one minute it's 10 degrees, the next it's 60. Friday the 12th, temperatures reached 60 in ou... Read More
Deep Freeze in the Orchard
2/8/2018 - 2:15:15 PM
by Guest Blogger
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Deep Freeze in the Orchard We have been receiving a lot of questions on how the cold weather affects our fruit trees. To answer the question, our Orchard Master relayed that a deep freeze in the middle of winter generally does not have an adverse affect on our trees. However, very low temperatures can freeze the fruit buds o... Read More
Bees in the Orchard
2/8/2018 - 2:12:29 PM
by Guest Blogger
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Bees in the Orchard For a number of years now, I’ve been fascinated with bees. As an orchard manager, I have an obvious interest in honeybees as important pollinators for our fruit trees. I’m even more fascinated by the many other wild pollinators in the natural environment. Unknown to many folks, honeybees are not na... Read More
Our Favorite Christmas time Apple recipes
2/8/2018 - 2:01:17 PM
by Guest Blogger
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Our Favorite Christmas time Apple recipesChristmas Time is here! Believe it or not, Christmas is right around the corner! The decorations are going up, the malls are busy, presents are being wrapped, and of course tis the season to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas...The celebration of the Christ Child. As we give thanks and celebrat... Read More
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