Category Archives: Farm News

FB Photo Contest

Congrats to Melissa Hawley Woodbury, the winner of a $10 Gift Certificate for her winning photo of her son enjoying Black Sweet Cherries from our market!  Check out our Rennhack Market FB page to see this great photo! If you missed … Continue reading

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Cheery Cherry Season!

Life is a bowl of cherries–just spit out the pits!  We currently have our own black sweet cherries, light sweet cherries, and two varieties of tart cherries on the counter at the market!  It’s a delicious time of year.  We … Continue reading

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The Great Apple Crunch is Oct. 22!

The Great Apple Crunch is Oct. 22 this year, and it should be a fun day!  Hart Public Schools are distributing our SweeTango(R) Apples for their students, who will each take a bite of their apples tomorrow at the same time!  … Continue reading

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SweeTango(R) harvest is underway! Hooray!

We are partway through harvesting our SweeTango(R) apples.  It is always a good feeling when some of the premier apples are off the tree and to the market, impervious to the vagaries of Michigan weather. With these apples, it is … Continue reading

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Time to put up produce for the winter!

We have good quantities of our nice ripe, red tomatoes for canning right now (as well as plenty of them for salads and recipes)!  We also are picking our freestone tree-ripened peaches, and also Red Haven (which are not a … Continue reading

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Have garden? Have extra? Want to share?

There is an easy way for Shelby area gardeners to share their extra garden produce with their neighbors in need.  The pastors of New Hope Community Church (across from the Oceana Golf Course) are trying to help people with limited … Continue reading

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Earliest Peaches today!

Dave is out picking our earliest peaches today.  They are the earliest “Flamin’ Fury” variety that we grow.  They are juicy and sweet–just great sliced up, and even better if you toss in a few fresh blueberries.  If you want … Continue reading

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A fruitful time of year

This morning’s thunderstorm swooshed over our farm starting about 7:40.  We had gotten out earlier to hand-pick what we could before the rain.  I went out to the LaLaStars; they are an Italian variety of light sweet cherries, new to us.   … Continue reading

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Rainy night

We got over 1 3/4 inches of rain last night, a good soaker.  (It didn’t all come at once, but rained steadily so most of it soaked into the ground instead of running off.)  All the crops EXCEPT sweet cherries … Continue reading

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First day for tart (Montmorency) cherries!

One of the benefits of my life is that I get to go out and hand-pick some of the fruit that we sell at the market.  I am by no means speedy, so I get to do some oddball varieties, or pick … Continue reading

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