In September we harvest peaches from our orchard.

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Fairy Folk and Wildlings come together with children to sample the first ripened peaches.

Little Penelope Porcupine loves peaches.

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As temperatures begin to cool our Wolf River Apples start to ripen.

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And later our pears…

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Mid October is harvest time in our orchard on the north side of a small mountain in Maine.

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Organically grown with fairy dust our trees bear an abundance of fruit which fills our pantry, as well as supplying a food source for Wildlings and Fairies.

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Adults and children, Fairy Folk and Old Horse,

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Family, neighbors and friends,

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All gather together harvesting natures bounty.

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Turning work into play is the Fairy way and we always take time for merriment.

Old Horse is Guardian of the Home Place Fairies as well as a mortal girl and her younger sister.

 

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He was long ago enchanted by fairy folk and though he ages he never grows old.

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Yesterday we harvested pears, eating as we picked,

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Later we delivered our pears to the Apple Wizard and his Fair Lady who along with a young wizard in training pressed them into cider.

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We will dry fruit; freeze fruit, make sauces, bake pies, pastries and tarts.

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A Pixie Pear Tart sweetened with fairy dust.

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After her belly is full of peaches, apples or pears Penelope heads home.

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