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Good news. You still have time to place orders for baked goods. Even better news you can get fresh string beans and half runners at the market. Yes, we did save some of the beans from the cold. So fresh really means fresh. How does fresh broccoli sound. You probably are like me. You'd rather taste it than hear it. Speaking of taste, there is kale, kholrabi, collards, cabbage, radish and mustard ( slick, curly and tendergreens ). Plus something many have been waiting for, fresh apple cider ( we should be pressing Friday). So besides all the usual items like sweet potatoes, onions, tomatoes, etc. you have more reasons to be thankful. Have a good Thanksgiving!
We are now taking orders for Thanksgiving pies. Deadline for ordering pies is November 23.
Pumpkin Rolls are now available.
New Items at the bakery.
Call the staff at Maude's Country Delights for more details or to place an order. 843- 399-6902 or 910-287-6794
We are looking forward to Pumpkin Day Saturday at the farm, and Sarah is loading up for another wonderful day at the farmer's market in Myrtle Beach at Oak St. and Joe White Ave.
Have a safe and blessed weekend!
Pumpkin Day Schedule
This is a rough schedule, so keep in mind it naturally has to be flexible but good enough for you to plan around.
9 am Visit the barnyard.. This is a good time for pictures and seeing the scarecrows. Both hayrides ( regular and Pumpkin Patch) begin soon after 9 am. They both should be on a regular schedule all day. Pony rides should begin soon. Face painting will be available in the morning and a little after noon.
9:55 race 1 STOCK PIG Racing
10:00 early puppet show by Pastor Jim Tippins & company
Kid's village for young children and their parents. Includes games for young children that you as parents interact with, sack hop, stick horses, ring toss, cob throw, box train (parents must help thier children with the box train).
11:00- 1:00 The Flat Land Ramblers a real treat to have these folks, enjoy them!
11:00 race 2 STOCK PIG Racing
sack races , pumpkin archery, stilts, horse shoes, corn cob checkers bet worked in when time allows.
12:00 lunch time with good music and good food ( purchase early in bakery or pick up something form the snack wagon).
12:00 race 3 STOCK PIG Racing
1:00- 3:30 Puppet shows at intervals Pastor Jim Tippins & company
1 :00 race 4 STOCK PIG Racing
1:30 old farm games continue, stilts, tug of war, sack races, (hog calling when puppet show takes a break).
2:00 Race 5 STOCK PIG Racing
old farm games continue
3:00 race 6 STOCK PIG Racing
old farm games continue
4:30 race 7 STOCK PIG Racing
Prices are $17 for family ride to pumpkin patch and first pumpkin. You can buy more pumpkins at the field large $9 med $6 small $3-2. Paint pumpkins are $8.50. If you bring your pumpkin from the pumpkin patch show your ticket and you can paint it for $2.50. Farm hay rides are $1.50/ person. I do not know what face painting and pony rides are at this point.
Pumpkin archery, sack races,horse shoes, checkers, hog calling, stilts, kid's village, STOCK PIG Racing, hay maze, The music and puppets are free activities. no admission fees , no parking fees.
The pumpkin patch we be open Wednesday from 4pm to 5pm. If you want to come and are traveling some distance just call and let us know you are coming. The next time the patch will be open is Saturday , October 19 PUMPKIN DAY.
We have a nice crop of chestnuts. Get them now as the moisture content is really nice. We have beans and peas coming off now as well. If you are a lover of heirloom tomaotes we are getting some now.
Don't for get about grape juice either!
Pumpkin day is October 19. It is a full day of pumpkin fun and the peak day of STOCK PIG Racing.
The day has black smiths, 1915 vertical hit and miss engine ( Horry County Museum), 1920's grist mill, horse powered cane mill, cane syrup making ( W Paul Living History Museum), spinning, weaving, paper making , indigo dyeing, antique tractors, NC Forestry Msueum and more. Pick Your Own pumpkins, hay rides, pumpkin patch rides, hay maze and bluegrass music. STOCK pig races at 11, 1 , 2:30l and 3:30. COme root for your favorite pig!
Now is a great time for beans and peas! The crop looks very good and the quality is the best it has been all year.
We have made the first of the grape juice! Some of you have been waiting for this.
We are still getting in some really nice peaches. the heirloom tomatos are slowly increasing in volume, check out our other varieties of tomatos. We have a good supply of sweet grape and cherry type tomatos.
Farm Heritage Day is October 5. Please help spread the word. This year you should be able to see and visit with some real ive treasures in the area. Harry Warren, director of the NC Forestry Museum; Wayne Skipper with the W Paul Living History Museum, Meck Hartsfield of the Phillip Simmoms Black Smith Guild; Walter Hill, director of the Horry County Museum, Randy Hawes and the Bluegrass boys and many other individuals who are here to share their years of experience with various skills such as molasses making, old farm tractors and equipment, spinning, paper making, running a grist mill and musical skills.
There will be food, PYO pumpkins, pig races, hay rides and hay maze as well.