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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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(608) 635-4780

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

2017 Hand-Crafted Hoedown for the Holidays

Fifty-two.  There is hand crafted items from 52 different local artists at this years Hand-Crafted Hoedown for the Holidays. The store is FULL of amazing creations – presents for people of all different interests!  I’m in awe of what everyone came up with this year.  They are ready for you and so am I!

Below is a string of pictures I took tonight.  I will do my best to come back and share websites/contact info for the creators but at this point I just want to get the photo’s out to you to get you ready for tomorrow, Friday, November 17th, from 9am to 6pm and Saturday, November 18th, from 9am to 5pm. 


Saturday, October 28, 2017

Handcrafted Hoedown for the Holidays 2017–Preview

Hello everyone!  Can you believe that the 11th Hand Crafted Hoedown for the Holiday is less than a month away!?

I know I can’t!  I definitely need to start creating some more fun things! I’ve also already started my Christmas shopping list which will definitely be shorter after the sale!


Friday, November 17th from 9am to 6pm
Saturday, November 18th from 9am to 5pm

At Lapacek’s Orchard of course!
N1959 Kroncke Road
Poynette, WI 53955


Don’t forget to tell everyone about this fabulous event!  AND to make that even easier for you I already have an event created on Facebook HERE.

I’ll keep updating this post as I find out more definitively what everyone is bringing and get more pictures of the sneak peeks!

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Elaine’s Simple Soap

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Upcycled Sweater Wreaths

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Hand Knit items and felted acorn ornaments from Pointelle Designs.  Start your wish list by keeping an eye on her beautiful instagram feed!


Children's items, Crayon bags, Baby clutch balls, Fabric books, Tooth Fairy pillows, and Seek and Find pouches by Donna F

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Hand-knit Doll and Chicken Sweaters!  (Yes – no joke – chicken sweaters!)

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Adorable piggy banks, classic, clean signs, and “WI”no glasses from the Hammer Factory!


Upcyled Mittens from Karol T and Cindi H

Cora H – Bath Bombs

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According to Lucia – 11 year old Lucia Lindner brings you –amazing handmade bracelets and more!!!!  To see more of her fabulous creations check her out on instagram – AccordingtoLucia!


Alpaca survival socks, shoe inserts, and mittens from Hillsboro Alpaca Ranch

The Painted Daisy – upcycled sweater scarves and arm warmers

Janet K – Hand sewn bags, pillows, quilts and aprons

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Mill Diilly- rustic wood items: bottle openers, picture frames, birthday boards, photo holders, coasters, etc.


Cheryl S - fun wine bottle decorations, tutus, and more!

Cora – bath bombs!

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Another Man's Treasures
- Custom Upcycling and Woodworking


Bow’s and Skirts by Autumn Raindrops!

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Crocheted items from Dianne H

     Owie Owls & Dolls from Amy R (and maybe more!)   

Persimon Dreams – quilted and sewn items, pillows,  jewelry, ornaments, christmas trees, and more!

Dean Piehl - Woodworking 
Diane Lapacek – quilted and sewn items, gourds, hand painted items
Hwy 22 Naturals – Soy Candles

Creations from Capri, Cedi & Pip! Just wait until you see the Hot Chocolate Snowmen they’re putting together!


Woodburn ornaments and sign from Waterbead


Stained glass by Betty D

Jim Muttini - Wood Turnings


Aprons, wreaths, ornaments, decorative plates and other assorted goodies from Judy Schultz


Jared’s aunt Becky is bringing her amazing baskets and adorable log snowman again this year!  Yeah!

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Christmas wreaths from Miller’s Tree Farm!

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Fabulous Knit items from Rose & Rows.  be sure to check out her facebook page for more photo’s!

And so much MORE!!!!!

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Winesap Apple– Saucesational Analysis

Winesap apples can be eaten fresh but it primarily used for cooking.  It is popular for juice and cider production.   It‎ can be eaten fresh but is primarily a culinary apple, also popular for juice/cider production. It has a sweet with tangy finish with a tart start.


I peeled, cored and sliced the winesap apples and cooked them in my mini crock pot for just over an hour.

IMG_8302It cooked into a textured pureeed sauce … not smooth but not chunky.  The flavor was sweet with a tangy finish just like the description said it would be.  It was not my favorite apple for applesauce – something was definitely missing and I’m guessing that’s 2 to 3 other varieties of apples mixed with it.  I could see how it would work great for making cider though … a very unique flavor. 

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