Fresh at the Market
Welcome to Branstool Orchards - thanks for visiting! For those of you who aren't yet familiar with us, allow us to introduce ourselves:
We are a fruit orchard located in Utica, Ohio, about 40 miles from Columbus. Our season runs from mid-July through early November. In the summer the first thing you'll notice upon entering our market is the sweet aroma of truly tree-ripened peaches. Accompanying our homegrown peaches are apple varieties that have originated from all over the world. There is a flavorful apple to please everyone's taste. We are expanding our pear crop every year to keep up with their increasing popularity and now offer Red and Green Bartletts. With more than 40 apple varieties, 26 peaches varieties and two pear varieties, you can be sure that you'll find a fresh fruit to suit your needs.
Throughout our season we attend produce auctions to bring in locally-grown vegetables that complement our home-grown fruit. Daily-picked sweet corn, plump, juicy tomatoes and the sweetest candy onions are just a few of the offerings. Many of our regular customers have learned they can stop in to stock up on quality, local vegetables to complete their summer supper on the grill. We've got dessert covered as well with an assortment of cobbler, pie and apple crisp mixes that pair perfectly with our fresh fruits.
Once the air turns crisp and fall settles in, we begin pressing our famous apple cider. With so many apple varieties, it's no wonder they blend perfectly to give each batch its own subtle character. In the fall we bring in seasonal favorites from the Amish produce auctions like butternut and acorn squash, eggplant and sweet potatoes. Our market is packed to the brim with gourds, indian corn, pumpkins and mums, all in different shapes, sizes and colors, ensuring you have the most beautiful fall decor.
We can't wait to meet you out here in Utica!
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