Meet The Farmer! Kalir Farms
With a determination to bring the best-tasting produce to consumers, Kalir Farms has been our number 1 for the past 7 years in bringing you the best apples, squash and other fruits fresh from Upstate New York!
Kalir Farms is a first-generation farm that got its start in the town of Sweden, New York 350 miles northwest of New York City and 67 miles west of Niagara Falls. The farm was founded by Oded Kalir in 1992 where the ideal weather and fertile soil made it a canvas for a wide range of farming possibilities.
Why Upstate New York?
They don’t call it “Apple Country” for nothing! As the official state fruit since 1976, apples thrive in the New York seasons. The warm spring-summer-fall are perfect for successfully producing an array of fruits and vegetables including winter squash, peaches, cherries, small fruits, but apples do best because of the cold in winter, moderate summer, and medium to high humidity.
The Kalir Difference
Kalir Farms takes special care to select and grow specific varieties of apples where exceptional flavor is the focus. With a steadfast commitment to the genuine quality of the produce and the precise farming practices used to create it, Kalir has become a large scale farm with 460 acres to grow whatever his customers love best.
Oodles Of Apples!
Varieties include McIntosh, Ginger Gold, Zestar!, Empire, Red Delicious, Cortland, Gala, Jonagold, Jonamac, Fuji, Macoun, the famous Golden Delicious and the farmers favorite – Honeycrisp! The best part about all these varieties is the wide-range of flavors and uses! Read up on how to get the most of all these apples here!
An Assortment Of Squash!
While it’s still early in the season, squash are beginning to be harvested for market! You can look forward to varieties of butternut, spaghetti, carnival, delicato, dumpling, golden & blue hubbard, kabocha, turban, honey nut, golden nugget, white and golden acorn squash in the weeks to come and all winter long. Not sure what to do with all that squash? Read up on the different varieties and their best uses here.
September 7, 2018