Daily Farm Updates Thursday, October 29, 2020

Seasonal Items

Our Orchard has a lot more than just apples. When the weather’s right, we offer a variety of pumpkins, gourds and peaches. Find out what’s growing!

Pumpkins + Gourds

In late September through October, Center Grove Orchard has pumpkins and gourds available in our 25-acre patch. Plod through the patch to pick your perfect pumpkin, or pluck one from the preselected pile!

PUMPKIN PATCH
Admission is required for age 3 and older to visit the Pumpkin Patch and includes access to the Farmyard and unlimited CGO Express Train rides. Pre-picked pumpkins are available outside of admissions area.

2020 PRICING
Pumpkins
: $0.39/lb
Pumpkins with valet service (available weekends only): $0.55/lb
Gourds: 2/$1.00
Birdhouse Gourds: $2.95

Fruits

Center Grove Orchard offers peaches in the late summer/early fall. Peaches are not available for U-Pick and are only available in the Apple Market and store.

2020 PRICING
$2.00/lb for 1/4 peck bag (about 3 lbs.)
$1.75/lb for 1/2 peck bag (about 6 lbs.)
$1.50/lb for 1 peck bag (about 12 lbs.)

Follow Along

For a glimpse into the every day life at Center Grove Orchard, follow us on Instagram @CenterGroveOrchard


Can you believe it?! 
We have less than two weeks left of our Farmyard Season?

Our end of season admission is now only $11.95 for ages 3 and older! Be sure to purchase online as the price at the door is higher. 
AND...
Costume Weekend 10/31-11/1
Pumpkin Destruction 11/7-11/8
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Here’s to riding off into the sunset!
Thanks for coming out today! We are looking forward to warmer weather ahead!
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Look what’s happening today in Des Moines from 3-5 PM with @momentshospice!

It’s a Spooktacular drive through event at 4150 Westown Parkway. 

 We are saying thank you 🙏🏼 to our #iowa #healthcareworkers and giving you a  FREE pumpkin 🎃 and carving kit! 
Also, enter for a chance to win a FREE education opportunity for your team! 
In appreciation of all our health care workers, this is for you! 
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