Friday, October 28, 2011

another day of grapes!

We processed 10 tons yesterday and another 10 or so today! whew... I'm tired just typing that : ) -- we've been sooo lucky with amazing people coming out to help see my friends Kathleen's blog for yesterdays photos and here are some photos from today -- Big Thanks to everyone that has come out so far!!!

Laura, Kathleen, Gina, Tera, Alex and Alacia -- and of course the core crew Mila, Lester, and Katie... and thanks to Tom Boyer for the grape hauling!!

The Wertz Vineyard - Coury Clone planted in the 70's - Brian found this diamond in the rough cvinyeard back in 2007 it's our second year getting this fruit and it's a great site he found!! We Get Pinot Noir and our Pinot Gris from this site : )

The Cattrall fruit came in on the famous truck - featured on the '09 Cattrall -- ! Thanks Tom and Bill BTW the 2010 truck is pretty fine too ; )

Thanks to all from Big Table Farm!! here's to 2011!!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Full swing!!!

Well harvest has started - we brought our first grapes in last week and will be bringing in all the rest by Friday!! Every thing looks amazing we are very excited this year!! we've had amazing help so far !! - thanks to all who have come out!

Other than the grape harvest Mila has helped me bring in and press 15 gallons of apples juice which is now all caned and ready for winter!! Big Thanks to Chris and Amy of Square Peg Farm for the use of there beautiful press!!

Then of course it's not fall with out the pumpkin patch plow!! thank you Duane and his beautiful Shires!!

The cows on there new pasture : )

and the lovely Mila relaxing post carving! Happy fall

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Last two days of freedom before harvest started

No words necessary to describe this magical trip with my girl friends and my horses ...

This trip was inspired by Mila - Thank you Mila for bringing so much joy to our lives and to our farm !!