Tag Archives: farm

Bees on the Move

Springtime on the farm means we are busy getting our orchards ready to blossom and later bear the fruit that we’ll all enjoy this fall. Some of our most important work happens this time of year and requires a small army of workers–our bees! To kick off the pollination season, we first needed to transportContinue 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

Corn Maze Craze | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

Life is sweet out here on the farm. Raspberries are ripening, early fall apples are ready for harvesting, baby goats are being born… things are just humming along. If you haven’t been out to visit us, what are you waiting for? There’s a ton o’ fun going on this weekend. And as always, we’ve gotContinue Reading

Name Our Kids!

We recently welcomed the first baby goats of the season–twins! And now the little guy and gal need names. Can you help us? Head to our Facebook page and comment on the posts with each kid’s picture. The names with the most ‘likes’ by the end of day Tuesday, September 9, win. The winners (oneContinue Reading

So Long, Summer! | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

It’s summer’s swan song–one last weekend to soak up the sweet season before welcoming beautiful fall. Schwallier’s Country Basket is open all weekend, including Labor Day, so come on out and spend summer’s last days down on the farm with us. Raspberries in Full Swing Our raspberries are juicy, full of flavor and HUGE thisContinue Reading

Ready, Set, Go! | Schwallier’s Country Basket News | August 2014

The day we’ve been waiting for all year is just about here—opening day at the farm! Beginning Monday, August 18, you can drop in to pick or pick up juicy raspberries, see the animals, and simply enjoy sun-drenched, late summer days—country style! We’ll still be putting the finishing touches on the market, but we’ll haveContinue Reading

Learn and Play Down on the Farm

Did you know that kids (and adults) learn best when their senses are engaged? Our farm offers bountiful opportunities to see, smell, touch, taste and hear—to interact with the world in fun and enriching ways. Sensory play helps develop your child’s cognitive, social and emotional, physical, creative and linguistic skills. Engaging the senses is alsoContinue Reading