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!
Here at Autumn Harvest Orchard we firmly believe our kids are the future, and we need to help them grow into responsible adults through hard work and strong ethics, and take an interest in their local community. As such, we are proud to Continue reading Partnering for a Future
The Autumn Harvest Orchard follows USDA rules for organic agriculture. This means that we use farming practices that promote healthy soils, reduce pests, and protect our environment. Our goal is to produce the highest quality, freshest, local, organic grown food we can for local food fans in western Connecticut.
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Autumn Harvest Orchard was procured in 2000 and slowly evolved from an abandoned pasture to an apple orchard in 2006. Eventually chestnut trees and blueberries bushes were added to the orchard and later beehives were installed to aid in the pollination. Continue reading Meet the Farm
Like many small-scale, direct market farmers, Joanne did not grow up on a farm. She grew up gardening at the family home in Massachusetts. After graduating college and joining the military for over 20 years she arrived in Connecticut. Joanne continued her passion by making her vision a reality and purchasing the land that is now called Autumn Harvest Orchards, LLC. Her mission is to provide a healthy legacy for the next generation and agriculture was a means to that end.
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