CIDER AND DONUTS
Try some of our award winning cider today! Combined with a dozen of Schultz’s freshly made donuts, this combination is tough to beat!
In 2010 we added our new state of the art Donut Depot. Here is your one stop for freshly made donuts, hot apple cider, and coffee. We take the care to make our donuts with no trans fats, so you don’t feel guilty when you eat one… or two.
end of September - October
Sold by 1/2 gallon and gallon. Apple Cider can be frozen.
can enjoy fresh apple cider from your freezer all winter
long if you follow some simple rules. Pour off about 1 cup
of cider from each gallon jug to allow for expansion in freezing.
It is better to freeze cider in plastic jugs. To thaw, leave
at room temperature or in the refrigerator until completely
thawed. Do not pour out liquid while there is still unmelted
ice. Shake well.
Asparagus is one of nature's most perfect vegetables and Michigan asparagus is deliciously different. The robust stalks have a bolder flavor and are bursting with key nutrients for a healthy body. We hand pick our asparagus every day, so that it arrives in your home as fresh as possible.
May - Early June
Available already picked.
Monday - Sunday: 9:00a - 6:00p
is sold by the pound.
Call ahead for large orders (10 lbs. or more).
more information on Michigan Asparagus:
Visit the official website: www.asparagus.org
Michigan asparagus can be cooked several ways.
steam in a saucepan, steamer or frying pan, put 1 pound
of fresh asparagus spears or 2" asparagus pieces
in 1/2 cup boiling water. Add salt, pepper and butter,
if desired. Cover. Cook 5 to 8 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
microwave fresh asparagus, put 1 pound fresh spears in
a microwave-safe rimmed plate or shallow dish. Add 1/4
cup water and cover tightly. Microwave at 100% power
for 4 to 7 minutes for spears, 3 to 5 minutes for pieces.
Stir or turn halfway through the cooking time.
frozen asparagus, place frozen spears or pieces in a
microwave-safe plate or shallow dish. If cooking whole
spears, arrange with tips in the center. Add 2 tablespoons
water and cover tightly. Microwave at 100% power for
4 to 7 minutes, depending on the quantity cooked. Spears
take longer to cook than cut-up asparagus. Stir or rearrange
the asparagus halfway through the cooking time.
is a nutritional powerhouse with many health promoting benefits.
It is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables,
leading nearly all produce items in the wide array of nutrients
it supplies for a healthy body.
are only 4 calories per medium spear or 20 calories per
1/2 cup serving.
fat free, cholesterol free and is nature's true low carbohydrate
is a good source of potassium. It also is a source of
fiber, providing 1 to 3 grams of fiber per serving.
has more folic acid than any other vegetable. Just one
serving (about 1/2 cup or 4 medium spears) provides more
than half of the recommended daily allowance of folic
acid, which is also called folacin of vitamin B-9. Folacin
is necessary for blood cell formation, growth and the
prevention of liver disease and is associated with a
decreased risk of neural tube birth defect. Increased
amounts of folacin are recommended for pregnant women.
is a good source of vitamin C, a carotenoid that is a
strong disease-fighting antioxidant.
to the National Cancer Institute, asparagus is a good
source of glutathione, one of the body's most potent
cancer fighters. Of all food tested, including vegetables,
fruits, grains, and meats, none was higher in glutathione
For only a brief time during the summer, people in Southwest Michigan have access to one of the greatest super fruits in the world- the blueberry! We offer already fresh picked blueberries during late summer. So take advantage, and eat yourself blue with one of nature’s most perfect fruits. And don’t forget, blueberries freeze well too!
Go RED Instead!
That's right, cherries are a Super Fruit too! Recent scientific research has linked many health benefits to the consumption of tart cherries. Tart cherries pack amazing anti- inflamatory properties. To find out more, follow the link: www.choosecherries.com
We not only grow cherries, but own a state of the art cherry pitter. We offer pitting service on our tart/sour cherries picked from our farm for a fee. Why waste your time in the kitchen pitting, let us do it in just a few minutes!
of the signs that Fall is upon us is the aroma of ripe concord
grapes. We encourage you to take a ride through the countryside,
roll down your windows, and smell the fruity essence of the unique
Concord grape. We grow over 100 acres of grapes, so come on out
and enjoy the fruits of our labor. Concord grapes may be used
for juice, jam, wine, and fresh eating.
we do grow several varieties of grapes, the Concord is our region'spredominate grape. The concord is a distinct grape with unique
health benefits. Because of the rich purple color in the berry
skins and seeds, Concord grape juice contains high levels of antioxidants.
For more information on concord grapes, you can visit www.welchs.com.
We grow grapes for Welch's, St. Julian Winery, and for our farm
Picked or U-Pick.
are sold by the pound.
Concord (purple), Niagara (white), and Delaware (red) may be used for fresh eating, jelly, juice, and wine.
Other grape varieties:
- Himrod- White, small, honey sweet berries.
- Marquis- White, large, sweet and full of flavor.
- Vanessa- Red, small, and delectably sweet.
- Mars- Purple, large, and mild.
(All four of these varieties are seedless!)
- Chardonnel is a white wine variety. Usually finished dry, this grape is a French hybrid cross of Chardonnay and Seyval.
call ahead for large orders (20 pounds or more).
Our honey is produced from hives that spend time on our farm. Local honey is important because local honey helps fight allergies. Within honey contains bits and pieces of local pollen. Therefore when you consume raw local honey, you expose your system to minute amounts of local allergens. Gradually, this helps build up your immune system. Among many other health benefits, honey also contains antioxidants.
|JAMS AND BUTTERS
Try some of our jam today, where you can see the fruit and taste the difference! We offer many fruit flavors, as well as fruit butters and a no sugar added line. Our fruit salsas are distinctly different and incorporate peach, pineapple, cherry, raspberry, and mango fruits!
Our Maple Syrup is processed locally from century old maple trees that so commonly line Michigan’s country roads. This real maple syrup is excellent on pancakes, French toast, or desserts.
Our primary pear variety is the Bartlett. Bartlett pears are all purpose, and have a smooth texture with great flavor that makes them ideal for canning. They also ripen nicely to incorporate into your next desert.
Available already picked.
are sold by measurement:
1/2 bushel, peck and 1/2 peck.
Every year we plant a variety of pumpkins, including jack o lanterns, pie pumpkins, Australian blue edible pumpkins, and white pumpkins!
Available already picked.
individually or by the pick-up load.
Available already picked.
Acorn and Butternut
We wait until our soils have warmed just right to plant our squash, and then along with some tender loving care, wait until they posses their peak of flavor to harvest. We grow acorn, butternut, and buttercup squash for the fall harvest.
Store squash in a cool (45 to 50 degree) dry place. Stored properly, most varieties will keep for several months. Do not wash squash before storing. Squash are high in vitamin A, C, and also contain important antioxidants.
Be sure to try some of our amazing homegrown sweet corn! We pick our sweet corn fresh every day. You will be able to taste the difference! Sweet corn season runs from the end of July to around Labor Day in September.