Stories tagged with: Cherry Orchard

July 20, 2013 - 5:02pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

If you aren't an avid farmer's market attendee then sometimes it can be difficult to know what produce are in season.

At the Saturday Farmer's Market a vendor from Cherry Orchard of Crooksville, explained what are the hot ticket items for July.

" We'll have peaches throughout July and August and into September, plums are starting. We will have blackberries starting in July, apples will begin in July and continue into the fall," said the wife of the owner of Cherry...

July 12, 2012 - 5:17pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

The drought is taking its toll on area farmers who are struggling to save their crops from the dry weather.

Near Crooksville, Neil Cherry of Cherry Orchard has been busy irrigating many of his crops including blackberries, peaches and apples.

He said the lack of rain is causing some of his apple trees to quit growing and is sending them into a dormant state.

Without immediate help from mother nature, it's only a matter of time before things go from bad to worse.


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