Buffalo Ridge Orchard

Growing Quality Local Produce Responsibly

How do we harvest 3,200 apple trees?

…By hand.  As Emma is showing in the picture above, each apple is picked, one by one and placed in our pick baskets.  Once our baskets are full, we take … Continue reading

September 19, 2014

Piles of Potatoes

This year has been a fantastic potato growing year with record yields.  It looks like we will have close to three times the quantity of potatoes that we had last … Continue reading

September 10, 2014

Tomatoes in full swing, finally!

We have been harvesting tomatoes for a couple of weeks but our production is finally in full swing – just in time for apple season.  We have spent several years … Continue reading

August 11, 2014

Welcoming Summer Apples

  It is exciting to be picking our first really good eating apple of the season – Pristine.  This apple is everything those grocery store apples are not.  Including the … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sharpening up our pruning skills

It’s time to get our Felco’s out and get our apple and pear trees shaped up for 2014.  There’s only about a month and a half to try to work … Continue reading

January 29, 2014

Turn of the season

Well, 2013 has now come and gone and we’re already almost 1/12th of the way through 2014.  We’re still working our way through the last few remaining tubs of 2013 … Continue reading

January 21, 2014

Apple Season is Here!

We are in the height of apple season.  Yesterday we sold out of Dandee Red, an early McIntosh type apple.  Never fear; in a few short weeks we will have … Continue reading

September 5, 2013

Garden Log: May 7th – May 26th

It was warm enough earlier this month that we unveiled the lettuce from under the row cover that has been on it since it was planted in April.  As usual … Continue reading

May 26, 2013

Garden Log: April 17th – May 6th

It has been a busy couple of weeks!  After having a stern talk with mother nature we were finally able to get the rest of the apple and pear trees … Continue reading

May 7, 2013

Garden Log: April 2nd – April 16th

What a successful couple of weeks.  We are excited to be done with pruning and have starting planting head lettuce and apple trees (not together).  We have been enjoying the … Continue reading

April 17, 2013
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