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 at local weekly producer-only farmers' markets, at our on-farm store, or through our CSA Fruit Share.
CSA Fruit Share:
The Fruit Share is offered in many locations in the SE PA region, including Lionville, Phoenixville, Havertown, Cochranville, Barto, Perkasie, Emmaus, Horsham, Millersville, West Chester, and northern Delaware and Maryland. There is also a home delivery option in the Kennett Square/Chadds Ford/Downingtown/West Chester area.
Season: August through November
Type: single farm
# of Shares: 800
Share Prices: $290 (12-week share), $350 (15-week share) for the Fruit Share. Length of share depends on pickup location. Alternating weeks options available at many locations.
Work Req? No
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Schedule and Location:
We sell at producer-only farmers' markets in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We attend 4 markets per week during our harvest season: Oakmont, Phoenixville, West Chester, and Emmaus. For full information: www.northstarorchard.com
Our farm store will be open from June until Thanksgiving:
Thursdays through Sundays from 10AM to 5PM
Visit our website in spring for a list of events and more information about what's in store at the store!
We have had the awesome opportunity to be members of the Fruit CSA for several years. The team at North Star Orchard love their orchard. It is evident in the fruit, the emails, the photos, and their new beautiful barn.... [more]
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]
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