Re: Apple-Crop: U-Pick whining

2007-10-25 Thread Maurice Tougas
The overwhelming majority of consumers who are looking to pick their own apples are NOT looking for a price bargain in our neck of the woods, but they recognize the treemendous value spending a couple of hours of high quality time with their family. My proof of that is simple. We charge

Re: Apple-Crop: U-Pick whining

2007-10-25 Thread Ginda Fisher
U-Pick operators near major metropolitan areas who don't understand that they are selling a day in the country, and not just produce, are leaving money on the table. When I lived in NYC I once rented a car for the day to take my kids apple picking. We found a nice orchard, picked our

RE: Apple-Crop: U-Pick whining

2007-10-25 Thread Kurt Alstede
Fellow PYO growers, If some people don't complain about your prices, then you can be assured that you are not charging enough! Kurt W. Alstede General Manager Alstede Farms, LLC P. O. Box 278 Chester, New Jersey 07930 United States of America Tel. 908-879-7189 From: