North Star Orchard

North Star Orchard is a small, family-run farm specializing in heritage and unique varieties of apples, peaches, plums and Asian pears, as well as an assortment of vegetables. All of our produce is sold directly to our customers, either at local weekly producer-only farmers' markets, or through our CSA options (Veggie Share, Fruit Share, and Winter Share).

Listing last updated on Jan 18, 2015

2015 CSA: The CSA Fruit Share is offered in many locations in the SE PA region, including Lionville, Phoenixville, Havertown, Cochranville, Kutztown, Bally, Zionsville, Horsham, Millersville, West Chester, and Hockessin (in Delaware). There is also a home delivery option in the Kennett Square/Chadds Ford/Downingtown/West Chester area. The CSA Veggie Share is offered in Lionville, Cochranville, at West Chester University, and via home delivery in limited areas.

Season:  June through November

Type:  single farm

Since:  2004

# of Shares:  900

Full Share:  $260 (12-week share) and $315 (15-week share) for the Fruit Share, depending on pickup location. $650/year for the regular season Veggie Share (25 weeks).

Work Req?  No

Schedule and Location:

We sell at producer-only farmers' markets in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We attend 5 markets per week during our harvest season: Oakmont, Phoenixville, West Chester, Emmaus, and Headhouse Square Farmers' Markets. For full information:

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We'd known about North Star orchard through their stand at the Emmaus market, and so we jumped at the chance to join their fruit share through our CSA (Quiet Creek).... [more]

2009 was our first time doing the fruit share and as long as North Star Orchards offers us the opportunity for continued participation we'll jump on the fruit wagon, so to speak.... [more]

Before this year, I had never participated in a CSA. North Star Orchard's 2009 Fruit Share was fabulous! I got to experience Asian pears for the first time.... [more]

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