Below are some tips and tricks to keep Connecticut Grown in your kitchen all winter long.
Many farmers’ markets continue through the winter. View the Connecticut 2017/2018 Holiday and Winter markets here.
Store your products.
Hard winter squashes can keep for up to six months in a cool, dry storage space. While canning and freezing are other great options, you can still have fresh squash long into the winter if you stock up now and store it properly, but don’t be tempted to put them in the refrigerator. Check out Oregon State Extension Service’s guide to storing squash at home. Other products that store well include potatoes (make sure you keep them in the dark), radishes (without tops), parsnips, turnips, and many other root vegetables. Continue reading Fresh Veggies in Your Kitchen All Winter Long
Pi Day is typically celebrated on March 14th, and it’s a day where many celebrate not only Pi, but mathematics and sciences. Being the son of an Electrical Engineer/Teacher, I have a very soft spot in my heart for Mathematics (and Pi). Continue reading Organic Healthy Apple Pie Recipes
Organic Raw Connecticut Honey
We at Autumn Harvest Orchard LLC collect local, pure, natural wildflower and apple honey. We are a member of the Connecticut Northeast Organic Farming Association (CT NOFA) and the Connecticut Beekeepers Association since 2005. We are an all organic apple orchard, and a vegetable and berry farm. Unlike many other honey producers, our hives are carefully tended to and located right on our farm. Continue reading Your Honey is Online
The Trick To a Healthy Spring? Get Your Trees Ready To Bed Down Now
Whether you have a home garden or large farm, you can benefit preparing for next year’s crops TODAY. And despite the frigid temperatures, it may not be too late yet! We read an article by Lee Reich from Associated Press (via The Republican-American) titled Getting Trees Ready To Bed Down which provides some very valuable tips for nurturing a healthy crop this upcoming season. Click on the article for the full details, but here’s the summary:
Continue reading The Trick To a Healthy Spring
Happy New Year!
We at Autumn Harvest Orchards want to wish you a very prosperous and healthy 2016. Thank you for your continued support. In 2016 we aim to bring you even more nutritional dinner recipes, gardening tips, farm updates and do-it-yourself organic gardening tips. Continue reading Happy New Year!