health and wellness day – AUGUST 20, 2018
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Firelands Regional Medical Center (FRMC) will be onsite at the Quarry Hill Orchards Market with a nurse offering blood pressure screenings, a nutritionist who will enlighten you about eating from the earth instead of out of a box; and breast health representatives attending encouraging women to be proactive in breast health. Their presence brings an abundance of resources to help you and your journey to better health and wellness.
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Elite Wellness Group (a Functional Medical Nutrition Business local to Huron, OH) will be onsite educating about how they help people achieve vibrant health. They will also be sharing special offers and coupons as well as demonstrating some of the healthy nutrition + green products available through their office.
2:00pm – 5:00pm: Whole-Food-Plant-Based Advocate and Educator, Laurie Morton will be onsite sharing her personal testimony, favorite recipes, and lifestyle tips and tricks for how to eat a Whole-Foods-Plant-Based Diet. For nearly 10 years, Laurie has been an avid home chef that uses little to no oil, and LOT of beans, grains, seeds, nuts, herbs, spices, and vegetables at nearly every meal. She has attended Cleveland’s own Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn‘s Plantstrong Conference which features Physicians and Nutritional experts by Caldwell’s “How to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Team.” If you looking to make a change toward plant based eating, Laurie will help you get started!!!
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Join us and our friends from Erie Metroparks as we take a Wellness Walk through the orchard. Pack a picnic dinner and meet us at the farm. Walk starts at 6:30pm. Learn more and register here.
GO TAKE A HIKE 15TH ANNUAL KICKOFF & 5-K PREDICTION RUN – SEPTEMBER 9, 2018
Join the Friends of Erie MetroParks for a 5K Prediction fun run and guided hikes of various distances through the prairies, orchards, and woods. There will be activities for all ages: hayrides, bobbing for apples, nature crafts, storytelling, live music (by Cleveland’s Brent Kirby), and complimentary refreshments (chili, cookies & apples). The farm stand of Quarry Hill Orchards will be open for those wishing to share the bounty of the harvest. Prizes for top 10 runners who finish closest to their predicted end time. Registration for 5K begins at 2:30 pm with a $5 fee; kids free.
Click Here for more information on Go Take A Hike or call #419-625-7783 Ext. 221
GREAT LAKES APPLE CRUNCH – OCTOBER 12, 2017
Celebrate National Farm to School Month by crunching into a Quarry Hill apple! Join in! Visit the Apple Crunch Facebook page to get updates and share Crunch photos. To learn more about National Farm to School Month and farm to school initiatives across the Great Lakes Region, please visit www.FarmToSchool.org
great lakes apple crunch – OCTOBER 13, 2016
Celebrate National Farm to School Month by crunching into a Quarry Hill apple! Meet Brooke at the farm at NOON on Thursday, October 13 to participate! Everyone is welcome to Crunch!
Join in! Visit the Apple Crunch Facebook page to get updates and share Crunch photos.
To learn more about National Farm to School Month and farm to school initiatives across the Great Lakes Region, please visit www.FarmToSchool.org
ERIE METRO PARKS HARVEST HAPPENINGS – OCTOBER 1-2, 2016
Planning to attend the best family festival in Erie County? Quarry Hill Orchards satellite farmers market will be there with fresh apples, cider, apple fritters and more! Two days of fun-packed activities for everyone—Firelands Pioneer Power Assn. Tractor & Engine Display, children’s pedal-pull, Back to the Wild display, Pony Rides with the Ohio Horseman’s Council of Erie County, Dr. Insecta and a spider stroll, live music, food and craft vendors, Sandusky Children’s Museum activities, MetroParks Nature tent, hay rides, and much, much more!!
Saturday and Sunday, October 1st and 2nd, 11am-5pm, Osborn MetroPark, 3910 Perkins Ave, Huron, OH.
REV3 TRIATHLON @ CEDAR POINT – SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
Planning to run Rev3 triathlon at Cedar Point this year? If so, you’ll find Quarry Hill Orchards and an abundance of our homegrown fruit to replenish and revive you after the race. Learn more and race registration.
Rev3 Cedar Point will take place over the course of two days. The Sprint distance & Kids triathlons will take place on Saturday September 10, 2016 and the Half & Full distance triathlons will take place on Sunday September 11, 2016.
OHIO LOCAL FOODS WEEK – AUGUST 7-13, 2016
Join Ohioans from across the state in a celebration of local foods August 7-13, 2016. Quarry Hill Orchards is working with OSU Extension educators to help showcase local food producers in Northern Ohio. Our on-farm market (open daily 9am-6pm) sources local produce (peppers, onions, lettuce, tomatoes, corn, melons, etc.) and artisan food products (bread, pasta, honey, jams, relishes, etc.) from Northern Ohio’s farmers and food entrepreneurs. Look for the Ohio Proud Logo in our market barn to identify these products.
You are invited to participate in the $10 Ohio Local Foods Challenge by committing to spend at least ten dollars (or more) on your favorite local foods during Ohio Local Foods Week (sign up here). Come out to the farm to purchase some local food and complete this challenge. Learn more about Ohio Local Foods Week and follow this event on Facebook and Twitter using #localfoodsOH.
OPGMA SUMMER TOUR – JUNE 22, 2016
Quarry Hill Orchards is this year’s place for the annual OPGMA Sumer tour and field day! Step away from your business for the day to come and network wtih your peers, get a tour of Quarry Hill Orchards, enjoy one-on-one time with industry vendors, get the information you need to stay current on food safety regulations, and have some fun! Details and online registration available here.
GO TAKE A HIKE – SEPTEMBER 7, 2014
Run, Hike, and Explore the Woods and Prairies
Event sponsor: The Friends of Erie MetroParks
Go Take a Hike Kick-off 2014 will take place on Sunday, September 7, at Edison Woods MetroPark in Berlin Heights from 2:30 until 5:00 p.m. Registration is at 2:30 p.m. and the guided hikes of various distances through the prairie, orchards, and woods will begin promptly at 2:59 p.m. Come early to enjoy the camaraderie and the music of D.J. Ed Dalton!
The event will also include a 5-K run. Registration for Run the Woods is at 1:30, and the race begins at 2:30. The natural terrain course will include Quarry Hill apple orchard, Edison woods and meadows. There will be activities for all ages: hayrides with historical narration of the history of Berlin Heights and Edison Woods, three-legged races, bobbing for apples, nature crafts, storytelling, music, and complimentary refreshments. The farm stand of Quarry Hill Orchard will be open for those wishing to share the bounty of the harvest.
PEDAL TO THE POINT – AUGUST 2-3, 2014
Event sponsor: National MS Society, Ohio Buckeye Chapter
Quarry Hill Orchards will serve as a rest stop for bikers participating in this out and back ride through northern Ohio pastoral countryside. Family and friends of bikers are strongly encouraged to stop at the farm for some fun, and to cheer on your participant!