We are a small family farm in central Pa. We grow apples, peaches, plums, cherries, nectarines, pears, sweet corn, cantaloupe, watermelon, pumpkins, and a few other small crops on 30 acres. We are a 3rd generation family farm. We use IPM methods of pest control combined with insect mating distruption to control pest in the orchard. By implementing these measures we have been able to reduce our pesticide usage by 80% making our apples some of the safest grown. We have abanoned all use of organophospates, carbamates and pyrethroids in our growing techniques. We sell direct from the farm and attend 3 local farmer's markets.
Fresh From the Farm: 25 varieties of apples, peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, cherries, pears, sweet corn and a variety of other small crops. Some of the freshest, best tasting peaches and apples in the valley.
Home market: Tuesday and Thursday 9-5. Sat.9-3 (Jan.-June.) Open 9-5 Monday -Friday, Sat. 9-3 from (July to Dec.) Year round at Lewisburg Farmers Market on Wed. and Year round at Gratz Market Fri. Harrisburg Farmer's Market from Aug.-November. Tues. and Fri.
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K. Schlegel Fruit Farm was featured in the local Newspaper on going 80% pesticide free. Their apples and sauce are the best -- even better now with less pesticides.... [more]