We're Hiring!   

We need an office manager to handle the day to day tasks that keep our Association running smoothly.  It involves use of Quickbooks, paying invoices, attending board meetings a few times a year, and setting up for our 3 main events each year.  It is a year-round, part-time position of about 6 hours a week with a flexible schedule.  Pay will be determined based on the experience of the candidate.  If you're interested in the position, or have a suggestion of someone to reach out to, send an email to Greg Culp, our President, at greg@bearmountaininc.net.


Welcome to the home of the Adams County Fruit Growers Association.

 

The mission of the Adams County Fruit Growers Association is to promote the fruit industry of Adams County by initiating and supporting promotional programs, supporting and encouraging educational programs, growing and marketing research and development projects, and any other programs or projects that shall be of benefit to the Adams County fruit industry

For more information, contact us

 

President's Day Meeting:  Monday February 19, 2018   8:00 - 3:30

Join us at Biglerville High School for the annual educational meeting with Penn State Extension scientists and others with knowledge and news that impacts our industry.  Earn category and core credits for your pesticide applicator license.  The cost of the meeting includes lunch.  There are also two Spanish sessions in the library after lunch.  Here's the full schedule.


We have a brand new event called Bounty of the County!  In August our local farms are well into harvest, and the new event celebrates all that Adams County growers have to offer.  Local Gettysburg restaurants will serve special menu items made to showcase our area's fresh produce.  Growers work hard all season long to ensure a delicious apple, peach, berry, or vegetable.  Dine in a local restaurant to celebrate harvest with us!  Find out more here.


Orchard Lane, Adams County, PA

Orchard Lane, Adams County, PA

Spring is here!

As the weather warms up and the sky gets sunnier, our many types of fruit trees in Adams County will start to bloom.
A lot of people love to take a drive and enjoy all the beautiful blossoms each year.  If you don't already have a favorite spot
for perfect views, or want to find even more of the best springtime views that Adams County can offer,
check out some of the locations that Destination Gettysburg has on their awesome list!

There are several farm markets on the list if you want to stop for some delicious produce or other treats while you're out.