Erica Scranton

Lots of Changes on the Farm

The most important time of year for a farmer is spring. Grounds have thawed out, rain has been pouring in, and temperatures are finally rising!! A lot is going on this time of year, but there is of course some obstacles to overcome. This year the rain has been even more than usual, creating difficult… Read more »

Where is Michaela as we begin to graft?!

We are at a disadvantage even more this Spring due to the short-term loss of Michaele, our small fruits and vegetable manager, who had back surgery last week. She will be a huge miss for us as we get going, but she is doing well and we hope to have her back in a month… Read more »

All Your Questions Answered!

It’s always interesting when we make a change to the orchard by removing some of the trees. We get questions like why, what are you building, or to the extreme… are you going out of business? But the answer is very basic. All moves are part of a long term plan! Many have noticed the… Read more »

Pot Pies Galore!

Do those long, cold winter nights leave you craving a hearty, delicious meal? No longer feel like spending lots of time preparing dinner? Have you had enough take out? Are you looking for something new and fresh? Then look no further. Come check out our brand new chicken pot pies! Sadly, our beloved Aristocrat pot… Read more »

Featured Personality – Ryan Sylvia

More often than not, our outside employees tend to be behind the scenes, only making appearances when you drive along Long Hill Road and see them pruning. These staff members are the bread and butter to keep this business afloat! Longevity with these positions is a huge bonus, which brings us to a more recent… Read more »

Winter on the Farm

We get asked all the time, “what do you do on the farm this time of year” , and the answer to that is a lot. The physical work on the farm is pruning the fruit trees. That is the single largest job we do all year, and takes about five months to complete. We… Read more »

One Stop. Fresh & Festive! – Luck of the Irish

It is that time of the year again, when leprechauns come out to play, and all things St. Patrick’s Day make an appearance in the store! We have something for everyone, and something for every meal of the day. You just may want to try it all! First, start your breakfast off right with one… Read more »

FEATURED PERSONALITY – Alicia Metzler

Bishop’s history is who we are and why we are the way we are. We are a family business… strong emphasis on family. We depend strongly on the support of our staff, creating our work family. There is no one else who exemplifies this behavior more than our Front End Team Supervisor. To many of… Read more »

A United Winter Wine Trail

For five years, Bishop’s Orchards spearheaded a winter wine trail program, the CT Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail. Along with our trail was the Litchfield Hills Winter Wine Trail. The overwhelming success of both trails caused for a merger, creating the official CT Winter Wine Trail. The 14 participating wineries include Bishop’s Orchards Winery,… Read more »

Get Your Ice Cream

It may be winter outside, but it’s never too cold for Bishop’s Own Ice Cream! Haven’t you had enough pies, cakes and cookies during the holiday season? If so, then it’s time for something different! Make it your New Year’s resolution to give our ice cream a try. Just imagine sitting in front of a… Read more »