Special Events Calendar
When will the fruit be ready?
See our time table estimates below.
Special Events - Free Hay rides to see Jack the horse, two goats, hens & rooster, Carlos the steer, two Shetland Lambs!.
October 17-19th, Harvest Fest - Applesauce & Dessert Day, noon - 5pm
Mt View Orchards uniquely serves over 15 kinds of applesauce and desserts. Free samples! Noon - 5pm. Ruthie serves her applesauce cinnamon rolls, pies.
25th - Swiss German Party - "Edelweiss Day", 11am - 4pm
festival is becoming a tradition on our farm. Live music, sausage,
Swiss apples, hay rides. Good food! Rain or shine we will have this party. Beer & wine available.
Nov 1-3rd - Last Day Sale
be the bargain days of the year - stock up for winter. Everything
November - December
Fresh and dried fruit available - Self serve. Come, help yourself - leave check or cash.
Guided Tour: An educational guided tour for groups is also available for $2.00 per person. The tour can be tailored to your group's needs. Each person takes home 10-15 fruits. Please call for more information.
Lyle and Katrina, our daughter,
on Swiss Day
Our Swiss Day musicians led by
We have several farm animals.
"Jack" the Horse is 40 years old!
(Dogs welcome on leash)
Kat's Swiss Pearadise Bars
Preheat oven to 350. Have all ingredients measured and prepared.
3/4 C. brown sugar
1 C. butter
3 C. white flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 C. butter
1/2 C. honey
1/2 C. maple syrup
1 C. chopped pecans
1 C. chopped, dried comice pears
1 tsp. salt
Mix crust ingredients together & press into a 9x13 pan. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven & prepare filling. Combine butter, honey, maple syrup, corn syrup and salt in a large saucepan. Boil until they reach the soft ball stage, 240 degrees. Remove from heat and stir in nuts, pears and vanilla. Spread evenly on crust and bake 10 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.
|Aug -Wk 3
||Red Haven Peaches
||Bings, Vans, Skeenas, Lapins & Rainiers
|Aug- Wk 4
||Red & Green Bartletts, Star Crimson
||Red Haven, Early Alberta
||Lamberts, Lapins, Sweetheart
|Sep-Wk 1 & 2
||Gravenstein - Akane
||Bartlett + Asian, Flemish Beauty, Comice
||Hale Haven Peaches
|Sep - Wk 3
||Above + Gala & Jonagold
||Above + D'Anjou, Abate Fateale
||Above + Prunes, 5 kinds of Peaches
||Green Beans, Corn, Beets
|Sep - Week 4
||Above + Honey Crisp, McIntosh, Goldens
||All above + Seckels, Forelle, Concorde, Bosc
||Italian Prunes, 5 kinds of Peaches
||Corn, Beets, Squash
|Oct - Week 1
||Above + Red Delicious, Mystery Apples
||Prunes, 5 kinds of Peaches
||Corn, Carrots, Cukes, Squash
|Oct - Week 2
||Above + Sparten, Fuji, Spitz, Newton, Pippen
||Beets, Corn, Garlic, Squash, Carrots
|Oct - Week 3
||Romes, Elstars, Criterion, Winter Bananas, Braeburn, Eve's
||Corn, Garlic, Pumpkins, Squash, Carrots
|Oct - Week 4
||Granny Smith, Newton, Liberty, Pink Lady, etc.
||Garlic, Pumpkins, Squash, Carrots
||Above (no Gravenstein or McIntosh)
||Please call to insure availability (*Dates are estimates)
* Dates are estimates