Check out all that is fresh and available at Pietree this week!Read More
Fresh from the orchard this week we have an abundance of apples, Asian pears, and plums. We have several varieties of apples including the ever popular McIntosh and Cortland, as well as Heritage varieties such as the Honeycrisp and Cox's Orange Pippin. Other varieties include Paula Red, Priam, Starkey, Dayton, and more. We will have even more in the weeks to come. For tasting notes and apple info check out our What's Growing page.
Have you tried Asian Pears? They really are a treat, especially when ripened perfectly on the tree. We grow several varieties here and have Shinseiki, Hosui and Kosui available. Thanks to a great article in the Portland Press Herald our crop is moving fast. Come up quick if you want a taste of these juicy treats, the season is almost over.
From the field we have an abundance of late summer and early fall produce. The first of the winter squash are in including Acorn, Jester and Spaghetti- with more varieties in the weeks to come. We have an ample supply of sweet peppers, tomatoes, leeks, greens, broccoli, and more. Come on up and check out all the farm fresh produce available this week- you won't be disappointed.
Don't forget! Pick-Your-Own apples is open daily from 10am-5pm. We have both Macs and Cortlands available, we will possibly open other varieties as the season progresses. We also offer pick-your-own flowers! We have colorful varieties including asters, cosmos, and more. Come on up and pick a bouquet for your special someone, or yourself, after you pick your apples! Please call the farmstand before heading up to pick FMI or daily field conditions.
Pick-your-own apples is open daily 10am-5pm. Right now we are picking Macintosh- we except Cortlands to be available shortly. We have a great selection of apples available in the farmstand! New this week is the ME8256- that are are naming this weekend for Maine Apple Sunday! Come taste this juicy, crisp apple for yourself and take a shot at naming it! Other apple varieties includeOrange Sweet, William's Pride, Paula Red, Vista Belle and more!
Join us here at Pietree Orchard to celebrate Maine's apple harvest and heritage this Sunday, September 13th! Pick-your-own apples, wagon rides, lawn games, hay-maze open from 10am-5pm. Enjoy free apple crisp (while it lasts) with our orchardist, Scott Miller, to learn about and taste different varieties of apples grown here at the orchard. We are especially excited to host an Apple Naming Contest from 10am-2pm. All are invited to taste the ME8256 apple and submit a name for a chance to win. Our group of esteemed apple growers will review the entries and pick a winner by late November 2015! This will officially become the name the ME8256 is known and sold as! This is an exciting and rare and exciting opportunity for the public! FMI please contact Scott Miller or Alexandra Tomaso at (207) 647-4124.
The farmstand is open daily 9am-6pm and is packed with fresh produce and baked goods. We have an abundance of fresh peppers, tomatoes, carrots, beans, potatoes and more! The bakers are busy making fresh breads including sandwich loaves and wood-fired focaccia daily. There is also something to satisfy everyones sweet tooth! Cookies, pies, whoopie pies, jams and more are available daily. Come on up and see what is fresh and available today!!