A Day in the Life: Farm Updates

The Day farm is always moving, whether it be planting new orchards in the spring, managing the orchard health or tending to the vegetable gardens in the summer, harvesting the pear crop in the fall, or running the pear packing facility in the winter. Visit A Day in the Life: Farm Updates to keep in touch with the Day Family! 

Farm Update – July 26th, 2020

Farm Update – July 26th, 2020

Life on the farm has been very busy! The gardens have grown beautifully, our corn patch is spectacular and we began harvesting our first planting this past Thursday... which means... the stand is open for another season! It has been relatively busy for us in the...

Farm Update – June 12th, 2020

Farm Update – June 12th, 2020

Another rainy day. An upside to all this wet weather, we haven't had to irrigate our crops much. We started cutting down part of the first crop of alfalfa this week for silage, and luckily got all of it into the bags before the rain hit. Good timing on the master...

Farm Update – June 5th, 2020

Farm Update – June 5th, 2020

Hi everyone! We can't believe that it is already June! This season is really moving! Lately a lot of our energy has been going into tending to our youngest orchard, spreading the limbs and training the tree to grow to ensure good production in the future. The pear...

Farm Update – May 29th, 2020

Farm Update – May 29th, 2020

Hi everyone! With the remodeled website, we want to get back into the habit of posting updates here. So keep your eyes open for any new posts! This year has been a strange one so far, with the current world circumstances as they are. But we are still working away as...

November farm update.

November farm update.

I have been remiss in the timeliness of my updates. My appologies. Here we are at the beginning of November already. The pears have all been harvested, stored and packing is ongoing. The Bartlett have all been packed, shipped, and enjoyed by many of you who have taken...

Veggies and Pears – August on the Farm

Veggies and Pears – August on the Farm

I guess it is time for me to give you an update on our farming activities over the last six weeks or so from my last update. Where did that time go? It is the 18th of August already.  Our on-farm market has been very busy and we have probably sold two thirds of...