A HOT SHORT SWEET SEASON --WITH FUTURE CHANGE

September 23, 2018
   HI ALL ---
    What a Season this has Been---The earliest Ripening Of Our Table Grapes and Concords in the 40 Years we have been Here On The Farm with Concords starting on the 12th of Sept-- [ The usual time is About 24th]   
   With Highs in the mid 80's to 90 some days --Our Hand picking crew hung in there and we worked half days till lunch and Quit  OH IT WAS Terrible HOT---This last Pick Packing was on 21st because of the Quality went down hill so badly --As some of you know the Grapes are very sweet but good full bunches are here and there---
    Sorry  to all of you But ---> Global Warming is what is going on --Ma Nature is Not A Happy Girl---And she is Showing Us all--Coast to Coast---Wild- Fires Rain -Hot- and Drought --With ALL of Everything Else---- 

   OK The Change of Plans---We will be Selling the Farm--Putting IT on the Market In February [ We have been here 40 yrs] -----Reason IT'S Just Time --A New First Grandson--And no more SNOW >>>65 YEARS Is Enough--!!!! 
    -->> Details >> Selling Lock-Stock and Barrel --House- Barns Grapes Pears all Equipment--  All land- All Accts that we sell to --I will mentor and teach the running of the Organic Farm in the Price of the Sale ---The Farm has pay the mortgage all these year and im sure I can do the same for the next Family---You can contact me ---At this > email  craig@lembkefarm.com       Thanks and I will still be Bloging  on thing website     craig
 

CONCORDS WILL BE READY THE 15TH

September 8, 2018
    Hello  Concords will be ready the 15th of sept ----Due to the Hot Humid Weather they are about a week a head---UPick price is the same $ 1.00--- [PLEASE Call and lets us know you coming] --- --If you need some picked call us  
                     Thanks    craig    716 640 5614

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LOOKING FOR GRAPE PICKERS

September 5, 2018
      Were looking for Grape Pickers for out Concord Grape crop--Part time or full time on call---Starting about 20th of Sept to Oct 6th--or so

                   Call 716 640 5614    craig 
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YES WERE EARLY THIS MOUTH---

August 27, 2018
   Things here ARE A Little Ahead of Sked--Grape are a week ahead of their normal ripening time and out table grape are going to be picked next week ---Still is HOT Humid which isn't good it makes Disease grow like mad ---Maybe you notice that bread in the bread box has been molding quite fast ---Lot spores in the air and the hot humid make grow really fast 
   Not much news here ---WILL Post when Concords will be ready-------Later------ craig

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Still hot Humid and in Drought

August 4, 2018
  Hi All-- Still Stickie hot and humid Got 2.5 inch of Rain a week ago but with our sandy soil It wasn't in the ground long ----Haven't mowed lawn in 2 week ---But what I call Bing Bongs that stick up all over need mowed ---Grapes are coming along and look like Concords will be ripe in their regular time of Sept 20th or so-----We Are looking for Grape Pickers ----And 1 a Helper to work will me ----You can call me at 716 640 5614 or email me  > craig@lembkefarm.com 

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July ---HOT --HUMID --AND ---!!

July 13, 2018
    YEP -- Its been Hot --/ Humid +++++++ and not Helping things --Lot of Disease floating around in the air---Give'S me A Pain and  Having problems --Using Hydrogen Peroxide to kill Power Mildew and Black Rot ----Hope we can get it under control---Have had to start Watering Pears and Sweet corn----THANKS MA Nature------Till next time --Enjoy the summer ----!!      
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Its June and the Grapes Are Bloomin-----

June 11, 2018
    Is a normal June --Weather is perfect --For the Grapes to Bloom and Flower-----Here is a picture of a Grape bunch Blooming----Not very pretty are they---!!!Till July everyone a have a good JUNE---
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IT MAY-----

May 7, 2018
    Its-- MAY-- And its looking Good------!!! April was cold and rain and Snow here--Was the 5th coldest and most snow on Record--May so far is look like a Bumper Crop of Pears --They have just started to Blossom --- > A little late but the 10 Day forcast shows warm temps and no Cold Freeze nights to kill the Blooms ----[ LOOKIN GOOD ] >    Grapes and trimmed and ready to Go-----and Hope we have a Great Crop----So-------------Good News -----Will keep you updated ----OH Peas are in all so-----...
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APRIL ---????

April 6, 2018
   Well --Its April and it still snowin-----Its good for me because were behind because I was gone all winter out west----But it was a good thing to get away after 40 years on the farm-----Things are ok here and will get caught up-----As I said a few post back --We are starting to look at selling the farm Looking for someone to take it over for the 2019 season -- If you know of some one send us a email   ->  craig@lembkefarm.com 
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HAPPY YEAR---!!

January 3, 2018
     Hello All---- Its January and its cold in the North East and the Lake Affect Machine is doing its thing making Lots of Snow [up to 5ft in some places---Will keep you all up dated as we head towards spring-----STAY WARM---- 

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About Me


Craig Lembke Craig has owned and run the Lembke Farm for decades with his wife Janet.