Chances are, if you grow zucchini then you have PLENTY. We sure do! Here are 5 simple recipes to make the most of your zucchini harvest this year!Read More
Join us this weekend, September 5th - 7th, for our Harvest Festival Weekend! This marks the start of our Pick-Your-Own apple season. Enjoy a wagon ride, a walk through the hay maze, play lawn games with the kids, enjoy pizza, stock up on fresh veggies and other produce or gifts in the farmstand after you pick apples! The farmstand is open daily from 9-6 and pick-your-own will run daily from 10-5. Call ahead for availability or conditions: 207-647-9419.
The farmstand is packed with tons of late summer produce including tomatoes, peppers. cucumbers, carrots, cabbage, kohlrabi and more! We had a big harvest of potatoes last week and have plenty available in the farmstand. Available varieties include Red Gold, French Fingerling, Purple Fingerlings and White New Potatoes.
Apples are being harvested daily with new varieties available each week! This week we have Red Free, Orange Sweet, Pristine, William's Pride, Vista Belle and more. European pears are available in the farmstand for the first time this season!
The Maine State Pomological Society welcomes you to celebrate Maine’s Apple Harvest, statewide, on the 13th Annual Maine Apple Sunday this Sunday, September 13, 2015. Many orchards are offering tasty treats, wagon rides, music, pick-your-own, and more in celebration of Maine Apple Sunday.
Join us here at Pietree Orchard to celebrate Maine's apple harvest and heritage! 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 opportunity for the public! FMI please contact Scott Miller or Alexandra Tomaso at (207) 647-4124.
Peel and chop 4-5 kohlrabi. Wash, peel if desired, and chop 1/2 lb. potatoes. Peel and chop 2 onions. Peel and chop 2-4 cloves garlic.
In a stockpot or large saucepan over high heat, warm 1 TB olive oil. When the oil ripples, tilt the pan to coat and add the onions. Sauté 5-7 minutes until golden. Add garlic and sauté 1 more minute. Add kohlrabi and potatoes and sauté 2 more minutes. Add 6 cups water, 1 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. ground paprika, and 1/8-1/4 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer, cover, and cook 20-25 minutes, until vegetables are soft.
Meanwhile, in a small frying pan over medium heat, warm until fragrant 1/3 cup finely chopped smoked almonds.
When vegetables are soft, stir in 1 tsp. dried dill. Purée soup. Adjust seasonings to taste. Garnish with warm smoked almonds.