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Auction Sale – August 23

Auction Sale For Birtch Farms & Estate Winery The farm is sold and Bob & Dyann Birtch are leaving the business after 36 years of operation.   Sat. August 23 at 10:00 am Preview Fri. Aug. 22, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm only   Tractors, orchard, field, winery, bakery and retail equipment and accessories with Read the Rest…

HOURS

  WE ARE ONLY OPEN BY APPOINTMENT UNTIL OUR INVENTORY OF WINE AND GIFTWARE IS DEPLETED.  WE HAVE A LIMITED SUPPLY OF THE FOLLOWING WINES – PEACH TABLE WINE, CASSIS, APPLE MAPLE AND CRABAPPLE ICE STYLE WINES.  WE ALSO HAVE SOME GIFTWARE AND PRESERVES LEFT, AND OUR BUY ONE GET ONE SALE WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THEY ARE Read the Rest…

It’s Apple Picking Season 2013

We have started our pick your own season with many varieties coming along each week.  Please check the chart in the apple section to see what is currently available. http://birtchfarms.com/our-products/apples/ Apple picking will continue until October 27th this year.  Most of  the later varieties will be available until the end. The bakery is now open on weekends Read the Rest…

The Apples are back

Apples Are Back From Vacation! (and they brought lots of friends with them) Spring has come and gone as I write this article, and we have come through without any frost damage.  Whew!  The trees have come back stronger than ever, and we anticipate a huge crop this year.  We are so looking forward to Read the Rest…

Blossoms

It’s blossom time, and wow what a show.  After a year off, it looks like mother nature is giving the trees a huge boost.  The trees are loaded with the largest blooms we have seen in many years.  They look so healthy, it makes us happy.  We invite everyone to come for a stroll around the orchard Read the Rest…

Two Special Days–Make it an Oxford County Easter

It’s been a long (normal?) winter and we are eagerly gearing up for spring.  We have spent several months pruning the trees and they look very healthy.  The trees are loaded with plump juicy fruit buds which means a great pick your season is on the way! The pumpkin seeds are waiting patiently for the warm Read the Rest…

Winter at the Farm

It’s a quiet time of year when the orchard is asleep and we enjoy a slightly different pace at the farm.  We still have projects to work on such as keeping all of our web presence links up to date, and working on T4′s and other such lovely tax projects, and pruning the orchard,  but Read the Rest…

Is it time to try a “Real” Christmas Tree again?

It’s that time of year when we like to decorate our homes and gardens with the colours and sparkles of Christmas.  For years, many of us have put up an artificial tree because they were so perfect, and they didn’t drop their needles like the older types of trees used to do, so you could enjoy Read the Rest…

Product recall

Please follow the link on the CFIA website regarding the recall alert of our pumpkin butter.   A recent test discovered that in one of the batch lots of the pumpkin butter the ph level was too high which means potentially harmful bacteria can grow or may be present in the product.  Ph levels are indicators of the level of acidity. Please read Read the Rest…

Fruit Wines

A colourful array to choose from…

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Pick Your Own Apples

This fall, make it a family outing! Enjoy the fresh air and fresh produce picked straight form the tree and the field.

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Gift Baskets

Great ideas for any occasion

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