Labor Day Weekend: We will be open all weekend from 8 – 6 daily, including the holiday on Monday. We hope to see you!
Exciting news!! We are opening up U-Pick apples this weekend since we have so many early apples ready to be picked. We have never had as many early apples before as we have this year, plus they are beautiful. There are four varieties ready that you may pick:
- Mollies Delicious
They will be $15 a bushel to pick. Please bring baskets or containers if you have them. We will give you baskets to pick in.
We are pleased that we can open this weekend as we know many people will be in the area for Labor Day weekend and would like to have the “apple picking experience” with their families, especially so that the kids can take their teacher an apple they picked themselves!!
Picked apples: If you want your apples already picked, we will have the same four varieties available on the market as well.
Fall apples: The remainder of the fall apples are not ready yet. We will open for those to pick probably mid-September. We have lots of apples this year, so there will be plenty when we open for picking.
U-Pick Tomatoes: We have finally opened U-Pick tomatoes. They are $12 a bushel. Please bring your own containers or baskets. Until there are “lots” of tomatoes, we are limiting each picking group to 5 bushels. We expect to have tomatoes until the first frost. Please call ahead before you come out to pick tomatoes to check the picking conditions since we never can tell how many customers might pick in one day. 269-244-5690.
Grape Update: If you are out this weekend, that wonderful aroma you smell is the white Niagara grapes! They have really changed in the past week and are ripening nicely. For your planning purposes, we think the white Niagara grapes will be ready the week of 9-11 and the Concords possibly the week of 9-18 or later. Call us by September 10th and we will hopefully have an opening date for U-Pick and the pricing.
Summer Vegetables: We still have sweet corn, green beans, peppers, and tomatoes on the market. We still have lots of onions left. Time to get them to store for the winter. We also have red potatoes for sale by the bushel.
Fruit: Our seeded watermelon are ready and very sweet. along with cantaloupe, peaches, pears and plums. And of course the beautiful apples that we already mentioned!!
Baked goods: Our bakers will have all of their usual goodies this weekend (starting Friday) and also will have them on Monday for the holiday.
Brandy House: The Brandy house will be open for tasting and tours on Saturday, from 1 – 4. Bruce would love to host you.
This Labor Day will mark the 6th year since the loss of Allene Hubbard, my mother who started this beautiful market. We all work hard to honor her legacy by maintaining the market in the spirit she imparted to all of us. Thank you to all of the customers who continue to think of her and share her memory with us.
Have a great and safe holiday weekend!
Beth and everyone at Corey Lake Orchards