Fruits and Vegetables from Local Growers
Although they are not part of our organically grown produce we do carry some other crops that are provided to us fresh from local farms and are grown conventionally.
Click on each fruit to learn about local grown produce that we carry.
The local cherry season begins the first week of July and generally lasts about 3 weeks. Dark and light sweet cherries and sour cherries are available.
We begin selling the delicious Athena melons from southern Pennsylvania when they become available in July. Our local melons are then sold until the season ends in August.
You will find peaches at Abers Acres beginning in early July and continuing through Sept. The various peach varieties we feature include Red Haven and Alberta. Great for fresh eating as well as caning and freezing
Most popular varieties include Bosc, Clapp and Bartlett. Be sure to try the sweet little sickle pears. Juicy, delicious pears are available Aug.-Sept.
The fall apple crop kicks off with Gala, Macintosh, Cortland and 20 oz.. Pippins in early Sept.. Next come the mid-season varieties: Jonamac, Empire, Jonagold and Honey Crop which ripen the last 2 weeks of Sept. Finally, the Northern Spies, Crispin and Ida Red apples mature in October for sale. We also carry premium quality fresh pressed apple cider to compliment our fall produce selection.
The grape season begins around Labor Day with the Fredonia variety. Concord grapes follow about a week later along with the Niagara white grapes and Cawtaba red grapes varieties.