John Boy Farms
Apple Cider Pressing
Bins of apples in our refrigerator waiting to be pressed into fresh apple
Dumping the apples onto the grading table
where we look for "bad apples" and then into the apple washer.
Up the auger and into the apple grinder.
This is what the apples look like after we put them through the grinder to make them into an apple mash.
This is the remaining apple pulp that is left after we press the juice from the apples. It can be tilled into the
garden or even fed to farm animals.
This is our booth at the St. Norbert Farmers' Market where we sell fresh apple cider, apple syrup, apple jelly and
A typical harvest during the summer when we used to grow a large selection of vegetables for the market.
Summer and winter squash planted into black biodegradable mulch.
Warms up the soil and helps us with weed prevention.
Young onion plants growing on raised beds.
Field transplants waiting to be planted outside.
Young okra transplants.
Hungarian hot peppers growing in our hoop house.
Fresh cherry tomatoes just picked for the farmers' market.
Young potato plants growing nicely in our early patch.
Our greenhouse. A nice place when its cold outside.
Mmmm! A fresh salad all from our gardens.
Sam is our beloved watch dog who just showed up one day. He loves to hunt but never seems to actually catch