Red Currants

Description:
A member of the gooseberry family. The berries are bright red in colour. Red currants are small, round fruits that bear a resemblance to grapes.


Peak Season:
End of June - July


How to Pick:

Berries should be firm and bright in colour.


Storage:
They can be refrigerated for a few days after picking (red currants usually last longer than the black currants).


Usage:
Fresh eating, freezing, pies, pastries, cakes, jams, syrups, etc.


Nutrition:
Rich in Vitamin C and K, Iron and Manganese.  High in fiber content and antioxidants.

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Black Currants

Pick Your Own black currants

2017 Picking Season
Our Black Currant plants started to bloom in May. Since the flower formation, it takes about a month for them to grow and become a beautiful and delicious fruit. We expect to start picking in mid July.


Description:
A member of the gooseberry family. Black currants are small, round and black fruits that bear a resemblance to grapes.


Peak Season:
Mid July


How to Pick:

Berries should be firm and dark in colour.


Storage:
They can be refrigerated for a few days after picking (red currants usually last longer than the blacks).


Usage:
Fresh eating, freezing, pies, pastries, cakes, jams, syrups, etc.


Nutrition:
Rich in Vitamin C and B-Vitamins as well as Iron.  High in antioxidants. As far as ORAC value (oxygen radical absorbance capacity), black currants offer one of the highest values among every other fruit but a few: chokeberries, elderberries, and cranberries.

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About Us

We are a family owned and operated fruit and vegetable farm on 65 acres of land. We have been at this location since 1951

Apple Info

Whether you like a sweet or tart apple, Meleg's Orchard has the perfect apple for you. We are U-pick farm and we have different varieties of apples to choose from.

Contact Us
Email: melegsorchard@yahoo.com
Phone: (519)733-4857