Hinton’s for the Holidays

christmas treesDecember is here and everyone at Hinton’s Orchard is busy preparing for the Christmas season! Hinton’s Holiday Shoppe is busy selling live trees and wreaths as well as custom made gift baskets and fruit baskets.  Trees are available in the size you need – from 5 ft tall to 10 feet.  All trees are hanging so that you know exactly what it looks like on all sides before you take it home.  The Holiday Shoppe also has a selection of gift items including handmade Ghana baskets and ornaments as well as all of the preserves, salsas, fruit butters, and other great treats that you love from Hinton’s!

At the farm you will still find a good selection apples including Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Granny Smith, and Arkansas Black, local sweet potatoes, Christmas candy, fresh baked bread, and more.  Both locations can make the perfect gift basket for your loved one while you wait.  For orders of 5 or more baskets, 24 hours notice is appreciated.Fruit Basket at Hintons Orchard and Family Market Farm produce

Place an order today for baked goods for your holiday parties.  Whether its a cake or pie, fresh bread, Hinton’s famous apple dumplins, with 48 hours notice it will be baked fresh for you.   Baked goods can be picked up at either location.

Hinton’s Holiday Shoppe is located at 618 E. Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown.  It is open Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm through December 23rd.  The Orchard market is open Wednesday – Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm through December 20.  Stop in today to see how Hinton’s can help with your holidays!

 

Fresh Apples & More!

Even though it’s November Hinton’s Orchard still has a great selection of fresh apples!  Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Winesap, Granny Smith, and Arkansas Black are all available.  Stop in and pick some up for a great meal tonight.

Besides apples, you will find fall squash including butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squash, fresh apple cider, and even the end of our pepper and eggplant crops.  Sorghum, honey, and our great fresh baked breads are also waiting for you to take home.

Beginning November 1st, market hours are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t forget Hinton’s as you prepare for the holiday season!  Christmas trees, fruit baskets, gift baskets and baked goods will all be arriving later in November!

Don’t Miss Hinton’s Halloween Party!

It’s one of the most exciting weekends of the year at Hinton’s Orchard!  This Saturday, October 25th is Hinton’s Halloween Party & Hot Air Balloon Glow.  The weather is looking great for a weekend trip to the pumpkin patch.  As always, your $5 admission includes full access to our Hinton’s FarmLand playarea as well as our 3 acre corn maze and a hayride to the pumpkin patch.  In addition, this weekend the fun also includes the Great Pumpkin Hunt at 1:00 and 3:00 and our third annual Hot Air Balloon Glow beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Kids can trick or treat from the balloons and at other spots around the farm! For the special event, Hinton’s will stay open until 8:00 this Saturday.  Bring your flashlight & enjoy the corn maze in the dark!

Hinton’s Kitchen and our friends from Adams Family Foods will be partnering to fill your stomachs with great food throughout the day.  From Hinton’s famous apple dumplins and pumpkin pie ice cream to Adams’ hamburgers and famous grilled cheeses, there will certainly be something to make you happy!

There are still plenty of pumpkins to choose from at Hinton’s Orchard!  You will also find a great selection of fresh apples, apple cider, and delicious baked goods in the market.  Plan a visit this weekend before the season comes to an end.

Regular market hours are Monday – Saturday 9 am – 6 pm and Sunday 1 – 6 pm in October.

Apples & Pumpkins Galore!

It is now officially fall which means apples & pumpkins at Hinton’s Orchard!  The market currently has several varieties of apples to choose from including: Gala, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonagold, McIntosh, Cortland and Jonathon.  There is something that everyone will love in this mix of apples!  Pumpkin season has also officially launched with lots of different kinds of pumpkins to decorate with this season!

In addition to apples, you will also find other produce inside the market.  Some summer vegetables continue: tomatoes, peppers, eggplant but we have also added a nice assortment of fall squash.  Hinton’s Kitchen is keeping the shelves stocked with fresh baked bread, homemade peanut butter, apple pies, cinnamon rolls and our famous caramel apples.  You can even cool off with a caramel apple or vanilla ice cream cone!

The corn maze and play area are open all week at a reduced cost of $3.  Hayride wagons run to the pumpkin patch all day Saturday and Sunday. General admission is $5 and includes a hayride, full access to the play area, and the corn maze.  Children 2 & under are admitted free of charge.

Whether you are looking for something good to eat or some good family fun…or both, you can find it at Hinton’s! Market hours are Monday – Saturday 9 am – 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 6 p.m.  We hope to see you soon!

Hinton’s Apple Festival This Saturday!

Joel on 544
Joel on 544

Hayride Driver in Training — Our Son Joel

Fall has arrived which means lots of apples at Hinton’s Orchard!  In celebration of everyone’s favorite fall fruit, our annual Apple Festival is this Saturday, September 20th.

The Apple Festival always serves as our kick off to the fall season!  You will find several varieties of apples in the market as well as fresh apple cider.  The hayride wagon will head to the pumpkin patch, our corn maze will open for the season, and Hinton’s FarmLand play area will have some new features.  Hinton’s Apple Olympics games will take place within the play area.

Hinton’s Kitchen will be busy serving our famous apple dumplins, caramel apple ice cream, caramel apples, hamburgers, hot dogs & much more.  Be sure to try our new kitchen items – homemade cinnamon rolls and mini dutch apple pie covered with caramel icing.

Market hours are Monday – Saturday 9 am – 6 pm and Sunday 1 – 6 pm through Halloween.  The fall fun is just beginning at Hinton’s.  We hope to see  you soon!

 

 

Summer Time Continues

Farmer's Market

Farmer's MarketSchool may have started, but the produce at Hinton’s Orchard is still operating on a summer schedule!  The market is loaded with juicy peaches, tasty tomatoes, fresh sweet corn, sweet watermelons, and all of the other produce you want.  A few varieties of summer apples are also beginning to ripen to add another fruit option to your menu.

Whether you want a few to eat fresh or need to freeze or can for the winter, Hinton’s can help with tomatoes, corn, green beans, cucumbers, cabbage or peppers.

Market hours are Monday – Saturday 9 am – 6 pm and Sunday 1 – 6 pm.  If you need it, Hinton’s Has It!

It’s Peach Season at Hinton’s!

Peaches

Peaches

July is a special time for everyone’s favorite summer fruit, the peach!  In the market you will find yellow, freestone peaches daily and our famous “doughnut” peaches are in season right now too.  Pair your peaches with some freshly picked blackberries for special treat.

In addition to our fruit, it is also time for lots of vegetables at Hinton’s Orchard.  Tomatoes, sweet corn, peppers, onions, cabbage, squash, zucchini, cucumbers, green beans, and more are available.  Everything is picked fresh daily, so stop in for supper tonight or call us for your canning needs.

Don’t leave the market without trying our own peach ice cream!

Hinton’s is open 7 days per week until Halloween.  Our hours are Monday – Saturday 9 am to 6 pm and Sundays 1 – 6 pm.

Father’s Day Plant Sale

Luke Eat Your Vegetables

Luke Eat Your Vegetables Most people think of a Plant Sale for Mother’s Day but Hinton’s Orchard is honoring Dad’s love of plants this year! Everything in the greenhouse is on sale this Friday, Saturday, and Monday (June 13, 14, & 16).  Vegetable plants are 50% off and all flowers, herbs & hanging baskets are 25% off.  If you are still looking for a gift for Dad, finish filling in the last needs in his yard or garden.  He will be proud that you got a good deal!

Inside the market, lots of fresh garden vegetables are available.  Pick up some squash, zucchini, cucumbers, broccoli, cabbage, and fresh local tomatoes for a meal this weekend!

June market hours are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Come see what’s growing at Hinton’s Orchard!

Summer Vegetables — Yum!

squash zucchini

If you have been anxiously awaiting fresh summer vegetables, you are in luck!  Broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, cucumbers, onions have arrived in the market at Hinton’s.  Plan stir fry, steamed vegetables or a relish tray tonight!squash zucchini

Strawberries are winding down but u pick will be allowed through Saturday, June 13th.  Next up for fruit lovers: blueberries by June 20.

The greenhouse still has a nice selection of hanging baskets, flowers, and herbs.  All vegetable plants are now 20% off.  You will find several tomato varieties as well as some peppers and yellow squash.

June market hours are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Come see what’s growing at Hinton’s Orchard!

 

It’s Strawberry Season at Hinton’s!

The sweet taste of fresh strawberries is now available at Hinton’s Orchard!  We are picking fresh berries each day and will continue until around June 10.  strawberryOur strawberry pickers will be hard at work Monday – Saturday or you may pick your own berries during regular market hours.

In addition to fresh strawberries, you will find fresh broccoli, a few other vegetables such as squash and cucumbers, fresh baked bread and other goodies in the market.  You can also pick up some strawberry preserves, strawberry salsa, strawberry dressing or strawberry cider to compliment your springtime meal.  Our greenhouse still has plenty of flowers, herbs, vegetable plants, and hanging baskets to choose from as well.

Market hours are Monday – Saturday 9 am – 6 pm.  Come see what’s growing at Hinton’s!