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Archive for October 2013

PYO $100 Bill Winners, Week 5!

As a part of our ongoing 100th Anniversary Celebration, we’ve been stashing $100 bills in random Pick-Your-Own bags. This past weekend saw many friendly faces and new visitors for our 7th Annual Tractor Plow day, Storybook Hayrides, and, of course, Pick-Your-Own pumpkins and apples! This family of apple pickers from Kingston, NH, found a $100 […]

FarmShare C.S.A. Newsletter week of Oct. 22, 2013

The last week of CSA has actually arrived. I feel as though it appeared out of the blue, these 20 weeks have seriously flown by. And isn’t it perfect timing that this week we will face our first serious frost. It has been a true pleasure getting to know you at pick-ups and I can’t […]

PYO $100 Bill Winners Week 4!

For a month now, we’ve been stuffing Pick-Your-Own bags with $100 bills to celebrate our 100th Anniversary. Here are this past weekend’s lucky winners: Christine Keenan from Stoughton, MA, found a $100 bill, and had her whole family with her to celebrate! This family from Connecticut and New Hampshire needed a wagon—and two little helpers—to […]

FarmShare C.S.A. Newsletter week of Oct.15, 2013

This week’s share: Apple Cider Fruit  Empire, McIntosh, Cortland Apples Veggies Eggplant Winter Squash Kale and Swiss Chard bunch Corn Cherry Tomato mix Tomato Salad mix Head Lettuce Storage, handling and general cooking tips Eggplant Storage + Handling Tips Eggplants can be kept in a cool space on the counter or in the fridge for […]

PYO $100 Bill Winners, Week Three!

This past weekend, we once again stashed $100 bills in random pick-your-own bags to celebrate our 100th Anniversary! Here are our most recent lucky winners: These ladies from Lynn, MA, had a lucrative morning. These winners from York, ME, picked apples AND raked in the dough! Three more weekends remain of our fall festivities—check out […]

Guess How Many Apples Contest

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How many hand-picked McIntosh apples does it take to fill a 15-bushel stout oak Applecrest bin? Every Saturday and Sunday through the end of October, visitors to Applecrest have the chance to win a free 1/2 bushel of Pick-Your-Own apples by offering the closest correct answer to that very question. The bountiful bin can be […]

Guess The Weight of the Giant Pumpkin Contest

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Don’t believe in giants? Think again. Hulking just stage left of Applecrest’s festival bandstand is an honest-to-goodness real life giant. His name is “Big Dill”, he’s orange and he is HUGE! How huge? Well, that’s what we want YOU to tell us for a chance to win the biggest pumpkin you can carry away! Nurtured from a […]

100th Anniversary “Your-Farm-Story” Contest

***DEADLINE EXTENDED!*** We’ve been getting so many great submissions, we want to keep it going a little longer! The NEW deadline for story submissions is October 19th. Applecrest Farm is terribly proud to be celebrating its 100th Anniversary. Such a milestone is rare indeed. While hard work and plenty of good luck contributed to our […]

FarmShare C.S.A. Newsletter week of Oct. 8th, 2013

This week’s share: Apple Cider Fruit  Macoun, McIntosh, Cortland Apples Veggies Eggplant Radishes Kale and Swiss Chard bunch Corn Cherry Tomato mix Tomato Salad mix Head Lettuce Storage, handling and general cooking tips Eggplant Storage + Handling Tips Eggplants can be kept in a cool space on the counter or in the fridge for up […]

More Pick Your Own $100 Bill Winners!

For the second weekend in a row, we stuffed $100 bills into random pick-your-own bags. The cash was a surprise bonus for families who came from far and near to join us for our 100th Anniversary Celebration! Bob and Linda from Amesbury and Woburn brought their crew for a rich experience and were not disappointed! Kaylen and […]

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