Conner Orchards is 25 acres of Colorado grown fruit, including cherries, peaches, apples, plums and apricots with more than 600 lavender plants. We are nestled just outside the town of Hotchkiss, between Paonia and Delta.
What is happening now on the orchard? August 27, 2016
We are busy with peaches. These are all freestone. Crest haven, Red globe, Early Elberta, madison and others still to come.
Apples - The akane, a cousin to a Jonathan is a great everything apple. I love drying it and it make s agood applesauces. Of course, the kiddo loves to eat it.
- Zestar is our latest apple. this summer apple reminds me of the honeycrisp. Sweet and lovely.
Plums - The blood plums are ready.
Lavender harvest is done. We are debudding and making lots of great products. Playing with various jams. the lavender apple is a dream and great over ice cream.
Next week we are heading to Wichita Kansas to the Old town Farmers Market. A great way to spend the Labor Day weekend with family.