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Autumn and a Glass of Cider

It’s a beautiful, warm fall day at the farm. This morning it was very foggy for a while, and foggy mornings are my favorite – as long as I don’t have to drive! Fruit Available Apples – Right now we … Continue reading

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Livin’ in an Apple Paradise

How is it already the third week of September?? Time goes by so crazy fast when you’re busy. Today it has been rainy, and sunny, and cold and cloudy. I took the below picture this morning, when the day couldn’t … Continue reading

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Autumn Harvests

It’s raining and cold here in Michigan today. Fall has definitely begun! I suppose the rain is a good thing because it makes the apples super shiny and delicious-looking for tomorrow, but it’s not fun to work in. Oh well! … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Fall

Good afternoon! It’s a beautiful, sunshiny day here at the farm. There’s a crispness to the air that makes me remember that fall is on the way. School is about to begin here in Michigan, and I know for a … Continue reading

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Get Your Fresh On: Dog Days of Summer

It is a truth universally acknowledged…that every great farm has a great dog protecting it! Unfortunately, Digit has been feeling unwell this past few days. He’s had several doctor visits and has been relegated to staying in the house. I … Continue reading

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Fresh Harvest

Good morning everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your Friday (and making a list of what fruit to get at market tomorrow!). Bring your picnic basket and a blanket with you to market, because the Air and Water Show … Continue reading

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Get Your Fresh On: Episode One

If anyone has visited us at markets recently, we all wear blue work shirts. The logo of our farm is on the front, and the back of our shirts look like this:Looking at these shirts last Saturday gave me an … Continue reading

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Please Welcome…

………Red Haven peaches! Good morning! It’s a busy day here at Ellis Family Farms. We are getting ready for market tomorrow. I’ve had a lot of people at market ask when we will have freestone peaches, Red Havens to be … Continue reading

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So Berry Hot

After working all day on the farm, not much of my brainpower is left to come up with clever titles…and it is quite hot outside! I hope all of you are staying cool and enjoying your summer. Fruit Available Peaches … Continue reading

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Plum Pancake

Ingredients 3 plums, washed and thinly sliced 4 1/2 tablespoons sugar 2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups buttermilk 2 large eggs 1/4 cup butter, melted, plus more for greasing … Continue reading

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