12866 Route 78, East Aurora, NY 14052 Google Map 716-655-4486
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Fruit Share Info

Fruit shares start in June as soon as strawberries are ready and go for 21 weeks. Because the weather decides when the berries are ready, we will e-mail you approximately one week in advance of your first fruit share pickup date. Fruit shares get limited u-pick on our organic strawberries. Each week of strawberry season you may choose either a limited amount of already picked strawberries or a larger amount of limited PYO strawberries.      

*The new organic strawberry field for 2017 shows the potential of being the best crop we've ever had. It is larger in acreage than previous fields, and looks very promising!

For pricing and the fruit share registration form, please click here     

In addition to our organic strawberries, fruit share members also receive our own organic red and black raspberries, as well as blueberries. We supplement fruit shares with organic grapes from Paul Christ's family farm in Fredonia, as well as low-spray sweet cherries, peaches, apricots, plums, nectarines, pears, and apples from Dan Tower's farm in Youngstown. The tree fruits are not organic, but they are fresh and local, and sprayed less than typical tree fruit. Click here to see a list of fruit received weekly in a previous year's share.

Dan and Iris Towers have been eliminating chemical sprays as much as possible, and instead are using organic sulphur, oils, and pheromone traps to combat disease and insects. They are still not organic, but are spraying far less and their fruit is delicious. We have been attending organic orchard seminars and researching all we can, and are planning on starting a small organic experimental orchard soon.            

Blueberries will be offered already picked in limited amounts. If you have a fruit share, you may also pick your own at a discounted price per pound at our organic blueberry farm on Folsomdale Rd. in Cowlesville, or in our new young bushes across the road from our farm. The potential blueberry crop for 2017 looks promising. Raspberries will be in limited quantities for pick your own or already picked.

If you have a fruit share and want canning quantities of peaches or other fruit, you may purchase them at a discount. Included in your weekly share will be quarts and pints of all of the seasonally available fruit and berries, plus the u-pick berries mentioned.

In order to be as environmentally responsible as possible, we request that fruit share owners bring their own boxes or bags to transport their fruit. It bothers us to use so many plastic bags, for environmental reasons as well as the fact that they can harm the quality of the fruit. Berries will still come in appropriately sized reusable containers. We want your delicious fruit to get home safely!

 

           

 

           

Products for saleApril 27th, 2017

   Our farm store hours can be found here. Please note that the farm store is closed on Sundays. *We only accept cash or checks at this time. Thank you! ** The office is closed Saturday &

Registration FormApril 26th, 2017

Click here for a printable PDF registration form, including fruit and vegetable share pricing for 2017. Registration forms can be printed and returned to "Thorpe's Farm" at 12866 Route 78, East Aurora

About our CSAApril 26th, 2017

Thorpes Organic Family Farm 2017 OCSA (Organic Customer Supported Agriculture)  Our family, for the 15th year, is offering certified organic vegetable shares, as well as fruit shares for the

We're hiring!

We are in search of a bread baker! For more info, please click here.

2017 Summer CSA

Our summer CSA registration form is ready! Click here to see early bird discounts. Our brochure is available here.

End of Season Citrus & Potato Sale

Our organic grapefruit "2nds" & Valencia oranges "2nds" (fruit with blemishes/imperfections) are on sale at half the cost of our regular oranges & grapefruit. Stop by the store and pick some up before they're gone! 12 oz. bottles of orange juice are $2.25 ea., 5 for $2 and a case of 25 for $1.75 ea./$43.75. Valencia oranges are reduced to $5.50/5#, $9/10#, 1/2 cs./$17 and a case/$31. Gold potatoes 5 lb./$5.50 and 10 lb./$10.25.

Certified organic potato seed for sale

We have our own organic seed potatoes available for sale for $.50/lb. The variety available is called "Satina" and produces a creamy potato with golden skin and flesh. Call or email us to place your order!

Pork & Beef Sale

Whole pig - $3.55 lb.  Pork sides - $3.60 lb. Beef sides - $4.25 lb. Beef quarters - $4.35 lb. Either call or email the office to place your order.