2014 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.

 

October 25th - Swiss German Party - "Edelweiss Day", 11am - 4pm
This 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
These will be the bargain days of the year - stock up for winter. Everything reduced!

 

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
Lyle and Katrina, our daughter,
on Swiss Day

Swiss Day
Our Swiss Day musicians led by
Shelby Imhott

Son Tim
Son Tim

Jack
We have several farm animals.
"Jack" the Horse is 40 years old!
(Dogs welcome on leash)

 

Pearadise Pecan Bars Kat's Swiss Pearadise Bars
Preheat oven to 350. Have all ingredients measured and prepared.

Crust ingredients:
3/4 C. brown sugar
1 C. butter
3 C. white flour
1/2 tsp. salt

Filling ingredients:
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

Directions:
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.

CALENDAR 2014

 

Dates*

Apples

Pears Prunes/Peaches Cherries
Aug -Wk 3 Gravenstein   Red Haven Peaches Bings, Vans, Skeenas, Lapins & Rainiers
Aug- Wk 4 Gravenstein 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 Vegetables
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 Above Prunes, 5 kinds of Peaches Corn, Carrots, Cukes, Squash
Oct - Week 2 Above + Sparten, Fuji, Spitz, Newton, Pippen Above ----- Beets, Corn, Garlic, Squash, Carrots
Oct - Week 3 Romes, Elstars, Criterion, Winter Bananas, Braeburn, Eve's Above ----- Corn, Garlic, Pumpkins, Squash, Carrots
Oct - Week 4 Granny Smith, Newton, Liberty, Pink Lady, etc. Above ----- Garlic, Pumpkins, Squash, Carrots
Nov-Dec Above (no Gravenstein or McIntosh) Please call to insure availability (*Dates are estimates)
 

* Dates are estimates

 


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