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Drop off your plastic bags and canning jars at the orchard and we'll re-use them!

We're always looking for wagons for people to use when they go to our pumpkin patch - feel free to drop off your old or un-used wagons at the orchard!

We're also happy to take any picnic tables you're getting rid of - even if it's just the 'bones' of the table.


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N1959 Kroncke Road
Poynette, WI 53955

Take Hwy 51 North from Madison, go straight onto Hwy 22, turn east (right) onto Hwy 60 almost immediately. Drive 2 miles and go North (left) onto Kroncke Road. We're just over a mile on the left-hand side.

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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Paint, Girls, and a couple of Bright Blue Tables – Happy Sunday!

Happy Sunday!  I apologize for not posting last week…I just didn’t seem to have the energy I guess.  I have some fun things to share with you today though!

As I’ve mentioned before, the orchard is moving THIS YEAR!  Which means there’s a lot of work and renovation to be done at the Kroncke Road Orchard.  We choose to decorate with things that we find or are going to be thrown away, but we know we can use whenever possible.  We were lucky enough to find these brilliant blue tables that were going to be tossed – they’re PERFECT for our store.032033What’s not perfect is the brilliant blue color fitting in with our rustic/farm decor. So, on Thursday, the girls and I went out and painted it with a can of ‘Ooops’ Paint.  (My other goal is to not buy paint unless there is a truly specific color I’m looking for – I have quite the collection of oops in my basement…).038   I put the girls into old clothes, gave them a container and a brush and they helped me paint these tables!034  They did a really good job too…I’ll definitely have them help again.  036 One thing I learned is that i do need to figure out some sort of ‘do-rag’ that will cover ALL their hair…washing paint out of little girls hair is not super fun (I recommend a thin toothed comb…)037 Capri did a great job getting the lower areas of the table!  Saved my knees at least a little.  035

Papa took one last picture of his ladies at work before he headed back down to the canning operation! 

This isn’t going to be the final color of the table’s either.  I have phase II of the painting process that I’m hopefully implementing today.  Depending on how that looks there may or may not be a Phase III completed this spring.  I’ll keep you posted!

For some more exciting news make sure to check out www.lapaceksorchard.etsy.com!  Let me know what you think :)

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Valentine Craftacular! TODAY!

So I had big plans to write this fabulously enticing blog about the sale I’ll be at today…but of course I have to leave in 15 min…here’s the barebones (besides the fact that it’s going to be amazing and ridiculously fun!):


 High Noon Saloon

701 E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI

What:  Valentine Craftacular

When: TODAY! February 13th from 10-4


Why should you come? 

Well…to see me of course!  Seriously now, I will be selling a selection of my jewelry, hand-dyed clothing, new owls, bags, quilts, and a few more odds and ends.  Besides crafts, I will also be selling our delicious canned goods from Lapacek’s Orchard

AND, there’s going to be at least 19 other crafters/artists with their amazing goodies at the sale too.  If you come with someone not really into crafts – no problem…they could have a drink at the bar  - how perfect is that!?

Anyway, I have a few last minute things to pack…hope to see you soon!

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Happy Super Bowl Sunday!

I’m writing this as I am enjoying the Super Bowl.  I have to admit that I’ll be happy with whichever team wins.  We’ll just have to see what happens.

Today I’m going to direct you to some interesting websites for you to learn more about apples! (if you wish…)

About Apple Trees

Backyard Gardener

Trees of Antiquity

Books about Apples


Wisconsin Apple Grower Association

Okay…I have to go and watch the game again…

Friday, February 5, 2010

A Copy of Our Food Processing Plant License - WI

processing license

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