Daily Farm Updates Thursday, August 13, 2020

SHOP AT CENTER GROVE


The Apple Market

Formerly known as The Country Store. Come choose from a wide variety of freshly picked apples. Select your favorite butters and preserves to take home and enjoy. Check out our wide and unique selection of jellies, honey, soup mixes, dressings, coffees, dips and more. From salsa to BBQ sauce, it’s all here!

EAT AT CENTER GROVE

Coming and Going

Whether you’re just arriving or headed back home, stop by one of our fantastic places in our main building before you head back to your next activity!

Hay Cafe

Rain or shine, you can sit down and enjoy a delicious and unique meal. The Hay Cafe offers sandwiches, soups, chicken pot pie and more! Kid-friendly options, too. For dessert, check out our variety of ice cream flavors. Cider, slushies and soft drinks are also available.

Bakery

Once the aromas catch your nose, you’re hooked! The Bakery offers a variety of yummy things to eat, including cider donuts, apple crisp and pie, turnovers, Deanna’s Dumplings, pumpkin pie, pumpkin rolls, ice cream, apple cider—both hot and cold—and apple cider slushies!

Coffee Shop

Stop by our Coffee Shop and enjoy espressos, lattes, mochas, Americanos and cappuccinos made from freshly ground beans. Beyond coffee, try a hot chocolate, chai, or traditional apple cider. Don't forget to grab a cider donut before taking in our beautiful Iowa farm (or an extra for the drive home).

Food at the Farmyard

If you’re coming to the Farmyard to enjoy our activities, we hope you’ll stop at one of our many food stands and enjoy a meal!

The Feed Bunk

Come hungry, because you definitely won’t leave that way! Our Feed Bunk is ready to serve you on the weekends with burgers, hotdogs, pulled-pork sandwiches and our fresh-cut fries. Oh, and don’t forget our famous applesauce!

Shucks

Shucks offers gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, chicken strips, our signature apple nachos, our (new in 2019!) Apple Cider Shake Up, and soft serve ice cream! Whether you’re looking for a snack or a meal, you can find it at Shucks.

Apple Jacks

Apple Jacks is loaded with all things apple. Caramel apples, apple nachos, cider donuts, cider slushies and more—it’s all here at Apple Jacks.

Pumpkin House

Find what you’re looking for at the Pumpkin House. Grab some street tacos to take with you around the Farmyard or find a bench to enjoy a snack or meal—the Pumpkin House is the place to be.

Country Corner

Country Corner is your headquarters for U-Pick bags for the Orchard as well as for drinks and snacks like caramel apples and cider donuts.

Follow Along

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


Due to damage from the storms yesterday, we are cl Due to damage from the storms yesterday, we are closed for a couple days. Once we have an idea of when we can have debris cleared and repairs made to create a safe and fun place again, we’ll update you via social media and our website that we’re open. Thank you for your patience.
🌻 To hopefully brighten what was a hectic day f 🌻 To hopefully brighten what was a hectic day for Iowans (and many others!), here is a picture of some of our sunflowers standing strong. 
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❤️ Our farm and crops received quite a bit of damage, but we are very thankful all guests and team members that were onsite today were safe. We are thankful for our amazing staff that remained calm, continued to monitor weather, and took care of our guests. 
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⚠️ We are working hard to clear debris so we can open back up, but we are closed for the next couple of days. Please continue to watch our FB page or check our website for updates. 
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🎟 Those who purchased tickets online for today (Mon, 8/10) and tomorrow (Tues, 8/11) will receive refunds. Please email us at fun@centergroveorchard.com for any questions or concerns about tickets. Thank you!
🌻Sunflowers are in bloom!!🌻 We open tomorrow 🌻Sunflowers are in bloom!!🌻 We open tomorrow, Aug 8th!! 🌻 Get your farmyard ticket! 👇🏼 Link below!