Halloween, harvest events move into full swing

Brionna N. Stonebraker Culture, Headlines

  Fifer Orchards features a Scooby Doo corn maze with photo opp that lets visitors pretend to be characters.   Along with cooler weather — at last — fall is crammed with so many festivities they could drive you mad if you tried to hit them all. Here’s a short list of some favorites: Farm & Harvest Fifer Orchards: Hayrides, …

August wasn’t always great for peach picking in Delaware

Charles Megginson Business, Food, Headlines

Peach picking is one of many activities that Fifer Orchards offers on its farm.   Delaware is known for two things this time of year: beaches and peaches.  It’s prime peach-picking time, but before you head out to the orchards there’s some things you should know about Delaware’s peach industry. Delaware’s peach industry began in the 1820s with a Delaware …