500 Kids Spend Day at Detering Orchards

HARRISBURG, Ore. — A trip to the pumpkin patch is an October staple, which is one reason why hundreds of elementary schoolers headed out to Detering Orchards Friday. The other reason is to carry on a long tradition in educating kids on farm fresh food. About 500 elementary schoolers took part in the tradition that’s … Continue reading »

Harvesting Apples the Old Fashioned Way

EUGENE, Ore. — Apples–they are synonymous with Fall. Ripe, juicy, crisp apples are ripe and ready for picking, and at some orchards it’s time for some old-school harvesting. One small orchard in Santa Clara has been around for more than 75 years and this year, the apples there are abundant. They grow ten different varieties. … Continue reading »