Browsing All posts tagged under »King Orchards«

One bad apple don’t spoil the whole bunch, girl

January 10, 2011


I was out and about on my rounds, following a ribbon road out of Central Lake, when I saw a comical bird conference going on in a bare tree. Pull over, put ‘er in park, hop out. Every time I managed to get them in focus, the birds exploded into the sky as if the […]

Turn, turn, turn

September 23, 2010


I always expect a spell of wonderful weather in September.  This year has been something of a disappointment in that regard, but yesterday made up for it.  I went rambling across country with the Duo.  I found huge, perfect, delicious tomatoes at Providence Farm.  I stopped at King’s for apples: Galas and McIntosh.  I returned […]

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 […]

Powered by Pie

February 19, 2010


Earlier this week Betsy King issued an invitation to all her friends and neighbors to come by the farm market for a complimentary piece of pie.  Then Patty Hill repeated the invitation on the Orchard Talk blog.  I figured the place would be mobbed, but it would be worth it.  I have had Rose’s pie.  […]

Farm fresh produce

September 23, 2009


Yesterday was a good day to be out and about for a person (or a spaniel) who loves produce.  I bought a large bag of McIntosh apples and some sweet, sweet plums at King’s.  Then I stopped at Providence Farm.  I’ve told you all about the CSA before, but now there’s something new.  On Tuesdays […]