Our certified organic family farm is located on the beautiful ridges overlooking the Wisconsin River Valley. Here, we have chosen to specialize in and grow old-time, antique,and exotic varieties of fruit. The unusual and delicious apples and pears that we produce are harder to grow, but we feel, far superior to more common types of fruit. The rich flavor and perfume of our fruit is often lacking in more commercially grown fruit. We practice certified organic methods of agriculture to grow our fruit. Each tree is given special attention. Each piece of fruit is handled gently and hand-sorted. We value quality over quantity. The taste of our Future Fruit is sought after. For thirty-one years, our Future Fruit Farm Family--Bob, Ellen,and Selena Lane--have been testing varieties of apples, pears, and plums, attempting to perfect organic fruit growing methods and meet the challenges of climatic pressures. We value supporting local food supplies and our family farm is dedicated to sustainable agriculture. We hope that you will enjoy our certified organic, difficult-to-grow, unusual Future Fruit. We begin harvesting our fruit in late July and continue harvesting through October. You can find us with our safe and nutritious fruit in Madison at the Dane County Farmers' Market year-round, and Westside Community Farmers' Market late summer and fall, at Madison, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and Chicago natural food stores and Coops; and at the finest restaurants in Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago. We also produce organic Pear Cider, organic Pear Butter, organic Pear-Apple Butter,and organic Apple Butter. 2013 marks the tenth year of our Future Fruit Farm Certified Organic Fruit CSA. For more information about our family farm and fruit, please contact us by telephone and leave a message. Future Fruit Farm Family
We are now accepting membership in our 2013 Future Fruit Farm Organic Fruit CSA. To become a member of our farm and receive a share of our unusual and delicious fruit, please contact our farm. You can find our Organic Pear Cider, Organic Pear Butter, Organic Pear-Apple Butter, and Organic Apple Butter at the Dane County Farmers' Market, or our products can be shipped to you direct from our farm. Beginning this year, private events and weddings can be scheduled at our beautiful orchard.
Season: August through January
Type: single farm
# of Shares: 50
Share Prices: $250 for Full Share - 10 deliveries, 1 every two weeks - "adopts" or sponsors four trees
Work Req? No
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Schedule and Location:
Dane County Farmers' Market year round on Saturdays, and in Fall also at the Westside Community Farmers' Market on Saturdays. Both Farmers' Markets are located in Madison, Wisconsin.
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I had the pleasure to visit their farm and meet the Lane family - Bob, Ellen & Selena. They are a loving, hard working family. They have put their hearts and souls into this farm for many years to produce what I can honestly say is THE BEST fruit I have ever tasted! The fruit from this organic farm is amazing delicious!!
I have tasted several varieties of their apples and pears - varieties that I had never heard of before - unbelievable!.... [more]