Produce for Canning and Freezing Information

 

Information about Indiana Produce for Canning and Freezing for 2020

Tuttle’s offers a great selection of summer Indiana produce for canning and freezing.  Here is an overview of what we offer including what we think is the best Indiana sweet corn for freezing.  Please keep in mind that this information can change daily.  Pricing and availability is subject to change.

Tuttle Orchard has the Best Indiana Sweet Corn for Freezing!

We know you love Tuttle’s sweet corn…we think it’s some of the best sweet corn in Indiana.  We offer bushels of sweet corn for freezing so you can enjoy it all winter long.  Our BIG GREEN BAGS (Bushel/48 ears) are picked fresh just for your order.  Sweet corn is typically best for freezing in late July and August.  We have both bicolor and white corn available depending on the day.  Corn is NON-GMO.  Cost of Sweet Corn is $28/bushel

Order online:  Online orders must be placed by 5PM the day before pickup.

Website Pre-orders become available as we know supply.

Bi Color Pre-ordering can be found here. 

White Corn pre-ordering can be found here. 

All Sweet Corn orders are PICKED FRESH so they can be picked up AFTER 10AM on pickup day!

 

Green Beans for Freezing or Canning

Indiana Blue Lake Green Beans by Bushel for FreezingTuttle’s grows Blue Lake Espada Green Beans.  They are stringless beans.  Great for freezing or canning.  Green beans are available pre-picked only.  We no longer have upick green beans.

Pre-picked green beans: NOTE:  as of August 3, 2020 we are NO LONGER TAKING ORDERS for 2020 as at this point the list is long and we will be unable to fill all the orders that remain.

 

Pickling Cucumbers

Indianapolis Cucumbers for Making PicklesWanting to make pickles?  We offer small cucumbers for pickles in three sizes: small, medium, and large.  These are general sizes…they vary by the day in size and availability.  We offer cucumbers in three different size containers: 1/4 peck bag, peck box, half bushel.

Small:  approx 2 – 2 1/2 to 4 inches in size

1/4 peck bag $9.95, Peck box $16.95, Half Bushel $28.95

Medium: up to 5 inches in length

1/4 peck bag $7.95, Peck box $15.95, Half Bushel $25.95

Large: more than 5 inches in length

1/4 peck bag $5.95, Peck box $11.95, Half Bushel $18.95

NOTE:  as of August 3, 2020 we are NO LONGER TAKING ORDERS for 2020 as at this point the list is long and we will be unable to fill all the orders that remain.

Canning Tomatoes

Indianapolis Canning TomatoesTuttle’s offers “Seconds” or Slightly Imperfect tomatoes for canning, salsa, juice.  These tomatoes are available in peck box ($20) or half bushel ($25).  We accept and fill orders beginning in early July, but fill most orders in mid to late August.

We grow a several different varieties of tomatoes including Sauce Master and Celebrity.  If you do not specify, orders will be filled with traditional red medium sized tomatoes.

To order your canning tomatoes please fill out this form and we will contact you when they are available. Or call our farm store at 317-326-2278.

Blueberries

We offer 5lb and 2lb boxes of blueberries for order to pick up.  This year we are offering a variety of pick up days in July to allow for the safest and most convenient pre-order and pick up experience. Since we will not be having a Blueberry Festival Day this year, we have put together a box of our favorite Blueberry Things which can be added  to your blueberry pre-order or purchased separately.

The “Our Favorite Things: Blueberry Box” ($29.95) includes:

  • 6 Pack of Tuttle’s Blueberry Donuts
  • Tuttle’s Blueberry Syrup
  • Tuttle’s Blueberry Balsamic Salad Dressing
  • Blueberry Lemon Dip Mix
  • Terrapin Ridge Blueberry Bourbon Pecan Jam
  • Half pound of Tuttle’s Blueberry Cheesecake Fudge

WHEN PRE-ORDERING BLUEBERRIES: Be sure to select the date you’d like to pick up on the calendar (available dates will appear green), and you must select either “yes” or “no” when asked under the calendar if you would like to add the Favorite Things box to your order.

Pre-Order 5 lb Box of Blueberries here.

Pre-Order 2lb Boxes of Blueberries here.

Pre-order Our Favorite Blueberry Things Box here. 

South Carolina Freestone Peaches

We have very nice South Carolina Freestone peaches in July & August.  You can pre-order half bushels and peck boxes of these peaches for specific pick up days.

Pre-Order half bushels of peaches here.

Pre-Order peck boxes of peaches here.

We typically have pecks and half bushels available daily in our farm store.

Picking Apples in Orchard

Lodi Apple Harvest

Lodi Apples

The applesauce apples.  These apples are a tart soft apple known for making great applesauce.   For 2020 we do not have a crop of our own, but we are getting a some from Michigan. If you would like to be on the call list for this if and when they become available, please call the farm store at +1 317 326 2278 and ask for James.