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Greenmarket Evolution – Passing the Baton

From a warm summer night 25 years ago, when two brothers in college took a chance on a Monday market in Union Square, to today, much growth and prosperity has ensued for our family farm in NY’s Finger Lakes Region.  With the business growing ten-fold over this time, and products now available across the east […]
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Red Jacket in Real Simple Magazine

We’re honored to share that in this month’s issue of Real Simple Magazine reported that our Raspberry Jam received a nod for the best raspberry jam this year in a pool of 174 jams, jellies, and preserves. What did Real Simple have to say about our delicious jam? “Tasters loved this pick for its punchy […]
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Red Jacket Orchards on Capitol Hill

On March 23rd, 2017, our very own Mark Nicholson, co-owner of Red Jacket Orchards, and Matt Murphy, Assistant Farm Manager, were among nearly 60 apples growers from across the U.S. who convened on Capitol Hill to discuss and advocate for hard-hitting issues affecting agriculture in our country. Mark and Matt met with Congressman Katko, Congressman […]
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The best of #RedJacketOrchards: December

We love going through all of the photos, posts, and tweets that are shared using #RedJacketOrchards each month. We try to share as many of them as we can on our own social profiles, but we wanted to highlight more, which is why we’ve compiled our top 5 favorite photos from December. Be sure to […]
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SenecaCrisp™ Apples Delivered to NYC Greenmarkets

The SenecaCrisp™ apple is a collaboration of the 3rd generation of the Nicholson Family. For a decade, at each harvest, Brian and Mark Nicholson found themselves focusing on a particular strain that was rich in flavor with a texture similar to that of the famed Honey Crisp. This unique variety had failed commercial introduction but […]
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The best of #RedJacketOrchards: November Edition

We love going through all of the photos, posts, and tweets that are shared using #RedJacketOrchards each month. We try to share as many of them as we can on our own social profiles, but we wanted to highlight more, which is why we’ve compiled our top 5 favorite photos from November. Be sure to […]
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Red Jacket Orchards in Produce Business Magazine

Red Jacket Orchards was recently mentioned in Produce Business magazine, which is a monthly magazine that covers all things produce. Kelli Foster, Red Jacket’s Director of Marketing, is quoted multiple times in an article that highlights the success of the juice and beverage industry. Read the full article here, starting on page 93.
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Brian Nicholson Interviewed by WXXI

WXXI recently interviewed co-owner and CEO Brian Nicholson about the history of Red Jacket Orchards, our products, and what the future looks like for us. Read the full interview below and tune into WXXI today! Our thanks to WXXI for sharing this interview and taking the time to interview Brian. For nearly 60 years, Red […]