Category Archives: Market News

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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Double Up Food Bucks under way!

At long last, the Double Up Food Bucks program is functioning at Rennhack Orchards Market!  This program is funded by the Fair Food Network, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, and it’s a win-win-win proposition!  The main goal is … 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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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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First day for our black sweet cherries!

The daylilies in front of our market are once again just beginning to bloom, which is a remarkably accurate indicator of the start of our cherry season!  There has been only one year that I can recall when the first day of … Continue reading

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We’re open with even more local & Michigan-made products!

Today we open for the season, and we have some delicious free samples on the sample table!  Uncle Gene’s Backwoods Pretzels (butter flavor) are made in Traverse City, Michigan, and we now carry them (also in Garlic Dill, Buffalo Wings, & … Continue reading

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Newsletter just published, with current photos

If you aren’t on our e-newsletter mailing list, you can subscribe to it on our website.  It’s an easy way to stay updated on some of the farm news, especially about what’s getting ripe, or what’s new at the market.  … Continue reading

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Fresh fruit galore!

The counter at our market is filled with colorful fruit, as are the baskets on the sampling shelf.  Currently, we have our own (grown on our farm) “252” light sweet cherries, yellow with a bright red blush;  “Regina” gourmet black sweet … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for Cherries!

This is a tasty time of year at our market, with free samples of our fresh hand-picked cherries on a shelf to your right as you enter the front door.  Currently, we have some light sweet cherries as well as black  sweet … Continue reading

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