We hope for the calm after the storm. Come and join us at the Orchard, we will be open from 8 am to 1 pm. 2925 Frank Perry Rd 919-599-8562 -wear farm-appropriate clothing, you may be taking some of our soil home -the nearest bathrooms are 3 miles South in Hillsborough -cash or check this […]
Rain, rain and more rain…with much regret we have decided that we are postponing our opening. The grounds are getting too soft for walking and parking. The fruit should weather well hanging on the trees, so check back for further updates.
We will have our first open day on Saturday, September 26 from 8 am -12 pm offering a limited number of ripe Asian persimmons. —bring your own container —cash or check for now —persimmons have to be cut off the trees, not pulled, we will have shears available at the office —the nearest restrooms are 3 […]
While working on the orchard, we’ve gotten to see some of the local plants and animals. It’s been great to see all the life on the land. There’s a nice variety of beautiful flowers, butterflies, bees, and other plants and animals. First thing in the morning, we often get to see deer and bunnies around. […]
The last few days have been a whirlwind of activity at Sweet Retreat Orchard! The last month has been focused mostly on infrastructure. The fence is up around most of the farm and we’re making a lot of progress on the rabbit fencing. We mentioned on facebook that we have the shed in, and we’ve […]
We finally have an official address: 2925 Frank Perry Rd. Today we put up number stickers onto our homemade road sign. We have come a long way since our closing on May 18. We got 60 tons of gravel for the access road, so even our Nissan Leaf can now drive onto the property. Permits for […]