What’s Happening

Becky Bee Scouting

Virtual Bee Orchard Walk

This Saturday, May 30th at 1 p.m. join Fred & his partner Billy Bumble Bee on the Honey Bee Orchard Blossom Tour live streaming on Facebook.  You’ll see bee hives & blossoms.  And you’ll learn why it’s so important to have bees in the orchard during blossom time. Videos from …

Mother's Day 2020

Mother’s Day

We’ve been saluting and thanking all of the amazing front line workers lately who really are everyday heroes.  Next week it is time to salute another form of hero – our mothers! Because… they are the front line workers on the “home front” every day! I love this quote:  “Mothers …

Tree planting

We’re planting more trees this spring!  500 McIntosh went into the ground yesterday, just in time for Earth Day today. There’s a reason for planting more of this apple varietal.  Many of our wines & ciders are made using McIntosh juice.  Our dry McIntosh Wine & all of the Hard …

Delivery to your door

Free shipping

FREE SHIPPING! Yes, you read right.  For a limited time, we’re offering Free Shipping when you order 4 bottles of Wine and/or Hard Cider online   It’s really easy.  Just go to the Archibalds web site and choose your selection.  The coupon for free shipping will pop up automatically after you …

Curb Side Service Only

I  hope that this post finds you well.  We will get through this! I don’t know about you but I’m realizing just how much I liked & miss my daily routines right now.  We are such creatures of habit!  I’ve also noticed that the opportunities to be spontaneous are so …

World changes

Time to reflect

What’s happening is the #1 question right now, isn’t it.  The latest virus has put life into a chaotic tail spin.  We may feel everything from fear & anxiety to anger & annoyance.  But perhaps we could also feel grateful.  Grateful for having the time to reflect on just what’s …

Hope peace

Christmas Wrap up

Are you ready?  Just in case you’re still working down your list, we’ll be open 10 – 5 until Christmas Eve when we close at 4 p.m. Still lots of baskets & wine for your holiday gift giving & entertaining! Come December 25th, we take “a long winter’s nap” & …

A Country Path Christmas

Imagine 8 stops and 25+ “Makers to Meet”!  Local farmers, artisans and specialty producers invite you to travel the path to Christmas Treasures November 29th, 30th & December 1st from 10 – 4. What’s happening at Archibald’s this weekend?  Our Christmas Market Room will be filled with everything from hand-crafted …

Fall Apple Harvest Driving Tour

September 28th & 29th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We invite you to savour the sights, sounds and smells of the apple season on this special weekend.  7 locations to visit.  Bring your family & friends out for apple picking.  Let the kids enjoy our play area created with …

Summer time

Summer time and the living is busy here at Archibald’s!  The big job right now is hand thinning the trees.  What’s hand thinning?  It’s going tree to tree, and manually picking off the surplus apples.  A tree can only support so many!  Ideally, we want a single apple every 6″ …