Game of Logging!

For the first time ever, Game of Logging will be offered in Western New York!

Game of Logging is the premier chainsaw safety training course. Two class options of Game of Logging Level 1 will be held at McCollum Orchards in Lockport, NY on:

Friday, March 16th
Saturday, March 17th

See below for more information about the course and how to sign-up. You must bring your own chainsaw, safety equipment and lunch. This course is brought to you by the New York Center for Agriculture Medicine and Health

About the class: The Level 1 class focuses on introducing the participant to open face felling and the development of techniques to safely use it. Topics covered include personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength. All classes are held from 8 am to 4 pm, and there is a participation fee of $25.

What to bring: Participants are expected to bring personal safety equipment, including a logging helmet, hearing protection, and logging chaps, along with a chain saw. If you do not own these items, some will be provided during the class; the one exception is the logging helmet, which you must supply yourself. Participants should also bring a packed lunch.

To register, you must call NYCAMH at 800.343.7527 or 607.547.6023 or E-mail chainsawsafety@bassett.org.

2017 Thanksgiving Shares Available!

Happy Thanksgiving from McCollum Orchards! Give thanks with this cornucopia of local abundance! Order your Thanksgiving Share box – only ten shares left – Email mccollumorchards@gmail.com.

Order by Friday Nov 17 and Pick up on Monday Nov 20 3-7pm at the farm.

What’s Included: Pie Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash, 2 lb carrots, daikon radishes, 1-2 lb onions, 10 lb certified organic potatoes, Northern Spy apples, 4 garlic, fresh parsley, sage, thyme, leeks, cabbage, kohlrabi.

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Locktoberfest!

Hello!! We will be at Locktoberfest this Saturday with ALL the goodies! This is our one time at market this season, so come by and say hi. Pick up:

Sweet Red Peppers
Certified Organic Potatoes
Grapes, Apples, Pears
Fall Squash
Tomatoes
Celery, Fennel
Kohlrabi
Bok Choy
Garlic and Elephant Garlic
Lettuce, Kale, Swiss Chard, Arugula, and maybe Ground Cherries!

2017 CSA is Full!

Our 2017 CSA farm member share program is now full! Thank you for your overwhelming interest. If you would like to be placed on the priority list for the 2018 season, please email mccollumorchards@gmail.com. Additionally, we will not be selling at the Lockport Community Market this season.

If you’d like to learn more about our CSA, please read further on the Our Share page. Thank You!