Linvilla Orchards~ Trust Me, More Exciting Than Vanilla… Ice That Is, Baby!

Linvilla Orchards

137 West Knowlton Road

Media, PA 19063

“Yo, VIP, Let’s kick it!”

“Linvilla Ice Ice Baby, Linvilla Ice Ice Baby. All right stop, Collaborate and listen…..”

Linvilla Orchards has been around as long as Apple Pie. In 1914, Arthur Linvill and mama duke Linvill purchased this hilly 300 acre property in beautiful Media, Pennsylvania.

Originally, they sold dairy to people in Philadelphia. However, the Linvills wanted to expand.

They started planting fruit orchards on the farm. Selling their fruit on the back of a van. Word got out on how great their produce was and the rest was history. They opened up a small shop in their barn.

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Old ruins of the Linvill Barn.

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Another shot of the beloved farm ruins.

Unfortunately, in 2002 the barn burned down.

However, Arthur’s son, Paul and wife Peg are continuing the tradition at the farm. They are in the process of rebuilding the barn at this time with 3rd and fourth generations also following suit.

There is no other better place to go in the fall than Linvilla Orchards.

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Can you say the ultimate pumpkin paradise?

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Yummygal is Yippie Skippie over Linvilla!

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Lets Make A Jack-O-Lantern!

October Offerings:

  • Jack-O Lantern Exhibit
  • Costume Parade
  • Farm Market & Pumpkinland
  • Pick Your Own Fall Apples
  • Train Rides
  • Pony Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Straw Bale
  • Corn Mazes
  • Apple Sling
  • Hay hay shenaynay Rides
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Yummybaby and Yummygal saddling up for the hayride.

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Linvilla’s beautiful fall foliage.

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Pennsylvania Perfection.

In December, you can cut your own tree, enjoy a hayride and the indoor mini golf course.

Because it is cold outside and this is a farm that grows produce…

Knock Knock!
Who’s there?
Lettuce.
Lettuce who?
Lettuce in, we’re freezing.

Hey, I enjoy making people laugh, okay?

January 2013 Offerings. Right now!

  • The indoor mini golf AND a recycled maze out of 1,000 Christmas trees!
  • This is open until March 3rd.

March 16th-17th & March 23rd-30th:

  •  Don’t forget to bring the kids to see the Easter bunny’s house, baby animals, pony rides, face painting and the hayride to bunnyland!
    (Oh Yummygal is hop hop hopping back for this one!)
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Old vegetables in fall that weren’t harvested.

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The rolling hills of orchards.

When in season, you can pick your own fruit. From strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, peaches, corn, tomatoes and literally a gazillion other fruits and vegetables. Each month, they celebrate with different festivals at the peak of the beloved fruit or vegetable’s season.

For example, on June 1st 2013, they will have a Strawberry festival. Offering strawberry shortcake, treats, recipes and festival fun.

August 17th 2013- The Tomato & Pear Festival with tomato tastings, salads, sauces, salsa, a tomato sling shot (hee haw), pear treats, recipes, games and contests.

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Love it.

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Welcome to the rolling majestic hills of Linvilla.

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Outdoors of Linvilla, selling seasonal goodies like caramel apples…yummy for the Yummygal.

Whenever I hear tomato, I get this song in my head…Ahhhh. I can’t help myself. Here I go:

“You like potato and I like potahto,
 You like tomato and I like tomahto,
 Potato, potahto, tomato, tomahto!
 Let’s call the whole thing off!”
 -The Great Louis Armstrong

Don’t be calling Linvilla Orchards off though!

There are at least two festivals a month starting in June.

What I’m trying to say, there is ALWAYS something to do here no matter the time of year.

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The amazing Greenhouse.

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Yummybaby loves Linvilla Orchards!

All year round, they offer fishing on the property (even have fishing tournaments), a children’s play park, bakery, and produce stand. There is also a swim club open in the summer! It really is a magical place here in the Delaware Valley.

Their fruit is incredible and the kids will surely enjoy their day!

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Bye Bye Linvilla! Yummygal will be hop hop hopping back on Easter!

And Remember:

“Check out the hook while my DJ revolves it

Ice ice baby Linvilla
 Ice ice baby Linvilla
 Ice ice baby Linvilla
 Ice ice baby Linvilla

Yo man, let’s get out of here
Word to your mother.”

-Ah, Vanilla Ice.

This concludes our story. ~The Yummygal

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