1848 Clearview Rd., Coplay, PA. 18037 Google Map 610-261-9098
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History

The farm has been an integral part of the Lehigh Valley since 1800.  It was originally part of a large tract of land  deeded to William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, by King Charles II.  It was payment due Penn's father who was an English Navel hero.  William Penn's son Thomas, then sold part of this tract to Joseph Turner who, in turn sold it to William Allen, founder of Allentown, PA. 

In 1892 the land where the main farm is now located was purchased by Joseph Schneck (Pappy) and it has been family owned and operated ever since.  Pappy, being a plasterer by trade, left the operation of the farm to his wife Mary (Mammy).

In the early years the fruits and vegetables raised on the farm were sold on a huckstering route.  During the 30's and 40's Grace, one of the daughters, and Betty, their granddaughter, ran the route in an old 1927 Chevrolet Huckstering truck.  They would go along in the truck, making several stops for ciustomers to come out and purchase the fruits and vegetables needed for the next few days.  Some of the fruits included peaches, apples, pears, cherries, plums and apricots.  Some of the vegetables included potatoes, sweet corn, cabbage, radishes,  turnips, beans and cucumbers.  There was also butter, fresh farm eggs, ducks, chickens, and geese already cleaned and dressed.  During the Great Depression the farm survived by selling potatoes.

The huckstering route came to an end in 1945 but the farm still sold oats, wheat, field corn, rye, hay, barley, and straw.

When Mammy could no longer run the farm, Ed, one of the sons, took over.  Ed eventually moved and sold the farm to another brother, Webster.  Webster sold eggs and chickens at the farm, along with the field crops.

Around 1965 Betty, Mammy's granddaughter, her husband Paul, and two cousins, Francis and Elwood, took over the farm.  Eventually the two cousins moved on to other jobs, leaving the operation of the farm to Betty, Paul, and their son, Ken, with very few changes.

StrawberriesMay 31st, 2017

Strawberries are in!!! Heather Skorinko

New EmailMay 1st, 2017

For those of you who have Verizon, we are being given a choice of AOL or another email address.  The new farm address is now suyundallafarms@gmail.com  effective immediately. Heather Skorink

Storm StellaMarch 15th, 2017

Our driveway is clear and there is a path to the market, so no fears, you can still pick up your eggs!  Just cannot help with the bread and milk. Heather Skorinko