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SELECT APPLES READY FOR PICKING AT ORCHARD

By Nate Gonner 8/19/2013

              THE CO-MANAGER OF THE KIMMEL ORCHARD IN NEBRASKA CITY SAYS THIS PAST WEEKEND'S PEACH FESTIVAL BROUGHT ANOTHER BIG GROUP OF PEOPLE TO THE ORCHARD.

 

              ACCORDING TO KIMMEL ORCHARD'S ERIN BEETHE, SHE DIDN’T KNOW THE EXACT NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO SHOWED UP OVER THE TWO DAY FESITVAL, BUT SAYS THE ORCHARD SOLD OVER 5,000 POUNDS OF PEACHES.

 

              BEETHE SAYS PEOPLE CAN STILL COME U-PICK PEACHES FOR THE NEXT WEEK OR TWO, AND WHILE AT THE ORCHARD THEY CAN START PICKING SELECT APPLES AS WELL.

 

              BEETHE AUDIO

 

              AS FOR THE ORCHARDS OTHER FRUIT CROP BEETHE SAYS THERE ARE JUST FROZEN CHERRIES LEFT FROM HARVEST EARLIER THIS SUMMER, WITH KIMMEL’S PEARS AND BLACKBERRIES BEING PICKED OVER FOR THE SEASON.

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