Grissom Lost Creek Orchards And Farm Market

5 out of 5

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Gary and Pat Grissom planted their first fruit trees in the spring of 1963.Included in the first planting were both apple and peach trees.The orchard has continued to expand with 70 acres presently under cultivation. Our peach harvest begins the third week of July, and finishes the first week of September. Apples are continuous, starting in mid-July. Our main crop of apples starts on Labor Day and continues until we are sold out. Our fruit is sold directly to our drive-in customers.Our hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.We are open daily from mid-July till January. We are located one mile north of Greenup, Illinois on route 130. For the fall season, we offer pumpkins, gourds, mums and other fall items. We also offer hilking trails, petting zoo and a maze. When the time changes, we close at 5:00pm. Our children, Trev and Tracy Michelle are taking over the everyday business of running the orchard. Gary is still involved and will oversee production.

5 out of 5
Greg Gara

For many years, during the peach harest, my grandparents, Maurice and Dorothy Manbeck bought peaches from Grissom's. I remember as a young boy eating these peaches and never knew where they came from until now. My grandfather passed away and while in charleston for the funeral with my family we drove out to Richard's Farm in Greenup for a excellent dinner. On the way, my mother said "lets stop at Grissom's orchard". To my surprise my mom told me that this is where my grandparents bought their peaches. I have tried a lot of peaches over the years but never could duplicate the taste of the peaches that my grandparents had. We were in luck. It was peach harvest. We bought a couple boxes of Grissom's Red Haven Peaches and after one bite the memories I had as a boy returned. If you are looking for one of the best peaches around I highly recommend trying one of Grissons Red Haven.Sincerely, Greg Gara Lake Villa, IL