Apple Cider Pressing – A 9 Year Tradition

"Bringing the fresh taste of nature to your table"This past Halloween Day we had our 9th annual cider pressing day.  With the hard work of the Giessberger brothers and our staff -at least 2 bins of apples picked from our orchard and 6 bins of locally grown apples -were pressed into cider, over 1500 liters [...]

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Forsythe Family Farm cider press day and harvest festival

Celia Klemenz Port Perry Star | Oct 30, 2014 Gord Geissberger prepared an apple press with ground apples as juice dripped from the press. Folks visiting the Forsythe Family Farm were treated to seeing a cider mill in action. The mill is owned and operated by brothers, Gord and Gary Geissberger, who stopped in [...]

Pumpkins, Apples, Food and Fun equals Fall

Fall is not only beautiful with the leaves changing colour, it is fun and delicious. The colours are at their peek and driving down our lane takes you back to the beauty of the country. Traffic and worries can be left behind. The apple and pumpkin crops have been good this year. The Mutsu and [...]

Cold Enough?

As with many of you we have felt the frost quakes, had difficulty starting cars and tractors and generally griped about the cold.  We've been working diligently in the market trying to keep the apples and the water pipes from freezing.Our moving has been hampered with the cold weather as most things are frozen into [...]

An Invitation to our Customer Appreciation Days Dec 14th, 15th and 21st, 22nd

We are truly thankful for the support expressed by our customers; the stories you have told us, the place that  the farm has had in your lives.  Some of you have already brought in pictures for our memory board.It has been 27 years of making the effort to connect with you and share our joy [...]

October Harvest Festival Happenings

Fall is now in the air with the cool breezes and cold nights.  Halloween is quickly approaching and the fun continues.  Our pumpkin crop has been amazing this year - in quality, size and numbers.  Our pumpkin corral just keeps filling up to give you a great selection of pumpkins.This will be the last weekend [...]

Apple Cider- Innovation at work

What happens to all this left over produce when you close for the season? This is a question asked by many of our customers.  We donate some to food banks and group homes through the generous effort of Patti, a wonderful customer, and her helpers.  The apples left this year have now been pressed into [...]

Fraser Fir Christmas Trees are here

Time to start celebrating the Coming of Christmas.  The Fraser fir trees are here and the Balsam will be arriving soon. What a great smelling time of year. Oh to reboot the brain with the aroma of the trees.  Even the snow has arrived.  Apple cider is hot in the market so come on in and enjoy [...]

Apples Galore

Mutsu, Jonagold, Honey Crisp, Ambrosia, Empire, Macintosh, Cortland,Cameo, Russet and Fugi - We have them all, fresh picked in our market.  Oh the smell, it is amazing.  The apples are crunchy, some are sweet, some tart, all are Ontario grown by John in Port Burwell.Our apple cider is made from Ontario apples as well.Come and [...]

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