Week 11, U Pick, Sep 27-30

Hi folks, here we are the last weekend of September already…… whewhhhhh the weather is playing heck with the ripening of some varieties. Jonagold is hanging out like it just never wants to get picked!!!! Check harvest schedule for latest prediction updates.

For this weekend we still have lots of Cortlands on the trees (pictured here). Im pretty sure this will be the last picking opportunity for those. Also we have plenty of Spartan, Gala and the Liberty are plentiful and in great shape! New varieties for this weekend are King (King of Tompkins County), Raven and the Conference Pear.

As far as when our season will be over…… its looking like we will be open through weekend 13 for sure. The next weekend, Oct 18-21 is up in the air at this point. Stay tuned for more info.

Jones Creek Farms, open Friday-Monday, 10-5. skagitvalleyfruit.com

Week 10, U-Pick, Sep 20-23

Hi u pick fans. I hope everyone is hungry, there’s a huge amount of apples on the trees. From last week we still have plenty of Cortlands, Galas, Spartan, Jonamac and Karmijn. There’s also lesser amounts of Sweet 16 and Red Delicious. The big story though is the Liberty. This is the weekend that Liberty will be at its prime. A great cross of McIntosh, this apple is very, very, crunchy and with a tart / sweet flavor that is a real winner. We have lots of trees full of them as they are a big hit at the farmers markets.

I have been making several changes to the harvest schedule lately. The cooler, wet weather we have had the last few weeks has slowed ripening.

Its almost fall. Come on out to the farm for some u pick fun. Open Friday-Monday, 10-5. check out our web site for further farm information……… skagitvalleyfruit.com

Week 9, U – Pick, Sep 13-15

Hi folks, here we are in week 9 already! I hope all you Pink Pearl fans got plenty of those beauties over the last 2 weeks, I sure saw lots of them leaving the farm.

This weeks new additions to the picking list are: Spartan, Scarlet Gala, Cox Orange Pippin, Karmijn, Kidds Orange Red, Pinova, and last but not least……..Liberty. (Liberty is pictured)

Also we have the European Pears, Comice and Gem.

There are also plenty of Asian pears in the west block, Kosui, Shinseiki and the first of Mishirasu.

Special Note: Jones Creek Farms will be closed on Monday the 16th

Week 8, U Pick, Sep 6-9

Hello apple fans. Sorry about losing contact last week. We had a slight cyber attack here and having to start over now.

This weeks as well as some of last weeks apples are: Pink Pearl, Goldcrunch, Jonamac, 20 Ounce, Cortland, Mollies Delicious, Rambo and the 2 Asian Pears……. Kosui and Shinseiki.

Hope to see you all on the farm this weekend!

Les & Lyn