THERE---!! READY----!! Concords----

September 17, 2016
          Yes The Concords Are Ready----The Sugar Brix Scope says So----Plus Me --MY Wife ----And A Couple of my Picking People --Say So TOO-!!!
    We will be Open for U PICK --->Monday morin 19th at 9.00 am --till you Folks Dont want them anymore -OR Mother Nature says we cant-----
  PLEASE--! I need you to call and give me a time and a day--your coming --Because there aren't whole lot of you folks that come to pick daily--And we have a crew picking - me included for our Acct's 
   CALL ME ON MY CELL 716 640 5614
                                                                   Thanks   craig

Sorry Only MOTHER Nature CAN

September 10, 2016
   Hi all--      Thanks for all the calls and the emails asking-- When Are the Concord going to Be Ready--As i said --I THINK Around the 20th Sometime   -- The Grapes need rain --[ we have had very Little ]  to complete the cycle of ripening along with the hot weather --The Grapes are but arent doing there thing totally--We WILL GET THERE ----SUGARS ARE Rising Slowly-- 
  So were get ready makeing packing boxes LOTS   Talking about Boxes --We are not going to have many free boxes for picking f...
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IT.S Sept

September 3, 2016
 YEP Its that time of year again --You have here me talk about Drought & And no Rain --Were still in that stage of the game---A  Total of 11.035 inch for the year --About 10 inches behind for the year---And heat that wont stop-- Still 80's and makes it hard to work out in the grapes 
   Talkin about Grapes --Have been getting LOTS of Calls -->> WHEN Are the Concord's going to be Ready--??   Well --I think the 21st --24th ---Email us at or call 716 672 2367 and give us a day ...
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August 19th General--Up Date

August 18, 2016
   Hello All ---------Just a up date the Table Grapes are 3/4 ripe and Concords have a Berrys on the bunches turning here and the So they have started  the Ripening Process----Will up date the BLOG when  Upick will start  [[ PLEASE Call Us To Let Us Know You Would Like TO Come  >> 716 672 2367]]  --Also We are still looking for a Few more Grape Pickers to round our crew -- Part time ---Or Full TIME---Will be about 2-3 week shot of working --We pay very Good wage $$  

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AUGUST--Things Are REAL Dry-- But Still Good

August 1, 2016
   No rain since May-- Have watched the rain go above and below us time after time----Thank the Good Lord we bought a farm with a pond and springs that run in to it and our house well---WE Are still Irrigating every 3-4 days 15.000 gals a time-
    GRAPES --Theres a large crop and going to be sweet like candy---Expect grapes to be early --Starting in the end of this month -->Fredonia's -Agawam's -- Buffalo;s  -- 
  With the drought were getting calls because theres not a lot of fruit out there ...
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Dry -- But Everything IS GOOD---!! Its JULY--

July 2, 2016
   YES ITS DRY 7inches below normal---But things are good---Were Watering--- irritating and pond is full of water and the Springs keep filling it up--
     WE HAVE A GREAT Grape Crop ---Lot s to go around we will keep you updated when there ready to pick---PEARS ---We have some--But we had a COLD Long Bloom period ->2 1/2 weeks --So we are surprised we Anything-!!
   One NOTE --Were are Looking for Grape Picker / Packers ---For this years crop---call or email me

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As Aways Their Not Enough Time IN JUNE

June 5, 2016
  Yep as always there never enough time in June -- This post is late --The lawn --The weeds pop up over night and are 2 foot tall the next time you look at them--!!  
     As far as How Do things look in the fruit side of things --- GOOD The Pears have Blossomed and Pears are Thumb size and at the point of what they call June droppers ---Grapes --Fredonia's Just started to blossom yesterday and that starts the whole blossom Sked with Buffalo's --Agawams--- and Concord's starting in about 7-10 ...
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May 2, 2016
   HI ALL--- Yep Its May and ITS Just not Good --Cold and Rain Today--Pear Trees have been in half blossom for 2 weeks with 2 nights of 29 degrees and not quite warm enough to finish the process of bloom during the day -- And I'm afraid that the Blossoms are just going to ROT ---I know you Folks are tired of me saying there no Pears for you this year ----We will see--!?
   We have had such out the norm weather in the last 6 months ---A very Mild Winter ---Letting -BUGS & Disease make it threw ...
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April 3, 2016
    Yep---!! Thats SNOW In My Lawn Chair --April 3 2016 ---I was setting in it just a few days ago-!!     
  But it not unusual to see this time of year---
Most of the VineYard work is done just waiting for a calm wet day to get the weed flamer outSo we can Kill Some Weeds --!! OR Spread some Compost----But thing are coming along------  So we will take it as MA Nature will let us do it ---But thats Farmin   ----------Keep your fingers cross for all Farmers for a good year ---Better than we had ...
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March 7, 2016
   Yes --We have been gone --- Had some thing to wrap up ---My Mom is started to slowly down hill and needed to do things for her future
     But were back at it and almost finished trimin ----and  the Pear trees to go and then vineyard work replacing post ----spreading compost --about  300 tons--So we can have a great crop ---
    The out look for this week is warming up but it to early --Dont need buds out and a frostie nights and freezz buds---NOOOO NO---!
      Has been a mild winter here an...
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About Me

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