We are still devouring blueberries in our household. I’m convinced that my 2 year old just swallows them whole; he consumes them that quickly. A friend gave us 3 ginormous zucchini from their garden, so I went on a mission to use it all, and I was reminded of this awesome cake I made last […]
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Whatcha Munchin’, Mary Margaret?
Mary Margaret is munchin’ on our Everbearing strawberries. Don’t let these strawberries fool you at market. They are UGLY. They are tiny and cracked. Some are knobby and mis-shapen. They are just not attractive like traditional June strawberries. But MY-OH-MY, are they flavorful!! Dave said, “They are so tasty, they will make you cry!” (I […]
Crop 101: Raspberries
We grow an array of raspberry varieties and colors. We grow both summer-bearing and fall-bearing red raspberries. Summer-bearing raspberries (also known as floricane-fruiting) produce fruit on one year old canes (the fruiting branches or wood) that are overwintered from the previous year. Our harvest season for summer-bearing red raspberries is typically from mid-June to the […]
The Mini Flat Specials has been a huge hit at the Farmers Market. It is definitely the bargain of the season at Kuhn Orchards. This weekend’s Mini Flat includes: 2 Blackberries (pints) 2 Raspberries (half pints) 1 Seedless Grape (pint) 1 Blueberry (pint) Regularly priced, this bundle of berry and grape goodness would cost $31.75, […]
Mini Flat Special (newsletter)
We are selling Mini Flats at market through the rest of July. Our Mini Flats hold 6 pint or half pint boxes. There is no need to pre-order. You can just pick up the flat at go. This weekend we are including one of each in the Mini Flat: Blueberry (pint) Red Raspberry (half pint) […]
4th of July Farmers Market Update (newsletter)
Happy 4th of July!! We hope to see you at market before you head off to your picnics and festivities. Yes, the American Holiday falls on Saturday, and….. All of our markets are open during the holiday weekend, with the exception of the Fairfax Farmers Market Fairfax customers are encouraged to shop with us at […]
Whatcha Munchin’, Sandy? Gooseberries!
Sandy enjoys eating gooseberries fresh because she likes their tart flavor. Gooseberries are also excellent made into jam. Or try making a sauce, adding some honey and topping it on vanilla bean ice cream. Here are some more Gooseberry Recipes. Our production of gooseberries has really increased this year, and they are sweeter this year (but […]
Whatcha Munchin’? Blueberries!
We are in the peak of our blueberry season and from the sounds of it, we’re only half way through! Yippee! Blueberries are probably one of the easiest fruits to eat and incorporate into your daily meals. Kat enjoys eating blueberries fresh out of hand, and also blended in smoothies. Diane says that […]
Whatcha Munchin’, Sarah? Currants and Gooseberries
Sarah’s munchin’ on currants and gooseberries! She says about them “Too pretty to eat, too perishable to turn into jewelry. One of life’s cruel wonders. Perfect for Instagram!” If you don’t understand the comment about jewelry: hold up a cluster of the currants. They would make lovely earrings. Sarah enjoys making jams out of currants […]
Whatcha Munchin’? Strawberries!
Strawberries!! It’s finally strawberry season at Kuhn Orchards! We’re harvesting daily and the berries look, smell, and taste great! It’s time to whip up all of your favorite strawberry desserts, hull & freeze some berries to throw in smoothies later in the season, and make up some strawberry jam (or you can just […]
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