Family shutters Ossian orchard

Family shutters Ossian orchard

There are 4 comments on the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette story from Feb 6, 2007, titled Family shutters Ossian orchard. In it, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette reports that:

Groups of schoolchildren and apple cider aficionados can no longer visit Donaghy's Orchard south of Ossian.

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gregg garett

United States

#1 Feb 11, 2007
I heard they had a bad worm problem
Gene Donaghy

Beecher, IL

#5 Apr 25, 2007
gregg garett wrote:
I heard they had a bad worm problem
Bill has never had a bad worm problem. AT 70 years old and a seven day a week job from July thru December, plus trimming in the winter and spraying in the spring/summer....I know worms were not a problem. It is called retirement and no one else around wants to work that hard to make a living.
Barry Gordon

Schererville, IN

#6 Jun 23, 2007
The bottom line is that for as long as anyone can remember...Donaghy's Orchard has provided quality fresh fruits, vegetables, cider, preserves and such with 'down home" friendly service and prices anyone would be jealous of.

Family owned business disappear every year.
Donaghy's Orchard will be missed.

On that note, look for great apples this fall at the Apple Barn in Woodburn. Pastor Paul Doehrmann is a wonderful evangelist and his family deserves everyone's patronage.

United States

#7 Jun 23, 2007
That's a shame.

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