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Seize one last weekend of fun! | October 27, 2016

Final chance for corn maze, cow train, wagon rides and more… It’s hard to believe (wasn’t it JUST August and our opening?!), but we’re up to our last weekend of the season… and it looks like it is going to turn out to be a beautiful one. We hope you’ll join us for a farewellContinue Reading

What’s a N.O.B.? | October 7, 2016

If you’ve been out to visit us at all this season, you may have noticed a big addition to our orchard and market area… we’re calling it the New Old Barn (a.k.a., the N.O.B.). It went up last fall, but we’ve since completed work on the outside, so it looks a bit different than before.Continue Reading

Smile and say, “Apples!” | September 16, 2016

Capturing your orchard experience Here’s a great excuse to gather together family (or friends!) and spend some quality time enjoying this beautiful season in West Michigan: this Saturday is our Free Family Photo Day out at the orchard. We hired the photographer; we’ll provide a beautiful scenic backdrop; all you have to do is smile!Continue Reading

Fun in Full Swing | Schwallier’s Country Basket News | September 8, 2016

Now Open Weekdays and Weekends With Labor Day behind us (and we hope you all had a good one!), we are full force into our fall schedule. We’re now open Mon-Fri 7am-6pm; Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 11am-6pm. Read on to find out more about all the fun we have in store for you. Cow Train andContinue Reading

The Barnyard is in Full swing | Schwallier’s Country Basket News | August 29, 2016

Come visit our rabbits, kittens, goats and chickens! Many of you have asked, and we are happy to let you know that our animals are now back in our farm animal barn area. We have soft, sweet bunnies, curious little kittens and friendly goats. About six of our goats are pregnant as well, so weContinue Reading

Let the Season Begin! | Schwallier’s Country Basket News | August 21, 2016

It’s beginning to look at lot like… market season! We will be opening our doors for the first time this year on Monday, August 22. All of the old favorites—fresh donuts, juicy raspberries, delicious apples, cuddly animals—are on tap, as well as fresh fun for this fall. To kick things off, our raspberry patch isContinue Reading

Giving Thanks | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

It always takes us by surprise, what a whirlwind the season is. Now that we have officially closed our market for the year, we can’t help but think two main things: 1) Wasn’t this a spectacularly beautiful fall?! and 2) We are so thankful to everyone who came out and supported our family business thisContinue Reading

Calling All Weekend Warriors! | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

There is so much fall fun to be had over at our farm, we’re not quite sure where to start. How about this?: Head on out to our CORN MAZE this weekend, where you will have a blast trying to get through it. Every year, we create a completely unique maze adventure based around aContinue Reading

Game Day in the Corn Maze | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

Go Green! Go Blue! Go through our corn maze! Yeah, it’s time for the big game, and whichever team you root for, our corn maze is ready for you: Challenge your friends to a friendly rivalry to see who can conquer it first. May the best team win! (We at Schwallier’s say, “Go Spartans!”) TheContinue Reading

Sweet September | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

We’re having such a beautiful fall… time for you to come on out to Schwallier’s Country Basket to have a ball! Whether you want to pick delicious apples, ride our cowtrain, take a wagon tour, race through our corn maze, feed the goats, devour donuts, chug down cider—or just relax and enjoy the fresh fallContinue Reading