Browsing All posts tagged under »Apricots«

Saying good-bye

August 21, 2011


I had meant this to be “Saying good-bye to summer” – which in my case is not all bad, as I am a fool for autumn – but I have spent a good part of the afternoon trying to deal with internet strangeness/WordPress goofups and I am having deep thoughts. We Shall See. If you […]

Yes I can can

August 6, 2010


This is glory time in the orchards and fields of Antrim County. I imagine a larder filled with gleaming jars of apricots, tasty pickles, dark cherry sauce. There are only two problems.

Glory time is upon us

July 25, 2010


These are perfectly ripe apricots over at King’s.  I am fond of apricots, and I have been eating more than my share in the last couple of days.  That’s OK, though, as there are still plenty for you.  Every farmstand and farm market in Antrim County is overflowing with riches.  You can choose from the […]

Business development is where you find it

August 2, 2009


A couple of weeks ago my friend Carol Park came up to visit. We had lunch at the Blue Pelican and then meandered back to Eastport along M-88, taking in the sights—and some apricots from King’s. In mid-July the markets are humming, and we contributed our share of buzz. Those are my cherries and raspberries […]

The Bloom Report and the tale of the homeless bees

May 7, 2009


I was passing by King’s and stopped to update the Apricot Bloom Report. In just a few days we had progressed from one little tree in the orchard behind Jim and Rose’s on US-31 to rows and rows of flowery finery south of the market on M-88. As I framed a shot I saw a […]

Mooned by a bee

May 3, 2009


In the beginning, there is the blossom. The blossom is all potential. Fulfillment comes only when the bees come. The bees are back. Jim King said I could wander around in the orchard behind his house, where there are boxes of Dan DeKorne’s bees and rows and rows of trees flowing over the ridges. It’s […]