These days, with grocery stores and local markets around, growing your own fruit and nut trees has become a hobby with edible perks. But for many of the early settlers and westward expansion pioneers, fruit orchards were a staple for sustenance.
Last week, I had the pleasure of [read more]
“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.” — Henry David Thoreau
An apple tree, much like a person, grows and develops throughout the course of its life. It starts off small [read more]
Today you may have noticed that our call center was a bit quieter than normal. You might have noted a lag in our tweeting and Facebook responses. If you had visited our office today, you would have found it quiet, and nearly deserted. For on this beautiful September afternoon, in what is considered one of the busiest times of our season, Stark Bro’s employees gathered together to celebrate [read more]
A Tribute to Stark Bro’s Customers
As the end of our 2011 Spring Season comes to a close, we took some time to reflect on our experiences this past year. Some of us have been with Stark Bro’s over 40 years — and for some, this is our very first season with the company. Seasons come, seasons go; there are [read more]
It’s about privilege and personal responsibility.
Trees are vital resources to mankind, resources that we are fortunate enough to harvest and use in our everyday lives. With use comes responsibility– and we appreciate Arbor Day and Earth Day as reminders of our personal responsibility for this world in which we live. [read more]