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The blueberry field will be open at 7:30 to 10:30 am Monday.
Please note that it is CLOSED every afternoon and all day on Sundays.
Please do not pick unless there is an attendant at the field. Thank you!
The heirloom tomatoes ( German Johnson and Cherokee Purple) are in and really are impressive. We have some really nice nice beefstake tomatoes, lots of sweet small roma and regular size romas. The tomato crop looks very good this year.
The peach crop is hitting another gear. All the peaches are freestone. Now is a good time for buying by the basket. Don't forget to check out the peach pound cake and peach pies in the bakery. Also the blueberry and blackberry creamy pies. This is the season for enjoying these as well.
The blueberry Pick-Your-Own field will be open Saturday 8:30 - noon.
Please note that it is CLOSED every afternoon and all day on Sunday.
Please do not pick unless there is an attendant in the field.
The Blueberry field will be open every day this week, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. You may park behind the market and walk to the field if you desire. The roads are still wet but you can drive. Be sure to follow the signs and avoid soft ground off the road.
Be sure to check out the items in the Bakery. Peach Pound cake is in demand as well as blueberry and blackberry pies.
Peaches , sweet corn, squash, cucumbers, tomatoes and more are coming off the farm. Heirloom tomatoes and really nice beefstake type tomatoes are in now.
Organic potatoes ( yes red ,white and blue ones ) are in and offer a fun way to celebrate the fourth. Be sure to get the red flesh potatoes if you are making red,white and blue fires or potato salad. An earlier post included websites that explained why colored potatoes are better than white potatoes. Organic basil is in really good now. If you are wanting to make pesto now is the time. You can buy basil in bulk at a good price just for ths purpose. If you don't see enough basil that you want ask someone and we can get it.
The Blueberry field should be open Tuesday. Please keep in touch. We are likely to have it open either Thrusday or Friday and we are aiming for Saturday. The days etween now and Saturday are not certain so either call or look on the web site or emails.
You can still buy blueberries, sweet corn, peaches etc. at the market. They are baking peach pound cakes, bluebrry pies and more at the bakery.
This 4th of July make the time special and memorable especially as families. You might like trying some patriotic themed food ideas. Such as Red , White & Blue potato salad, or Red , White & Blue potato fries. Meanwhile you can learn about why colored potatoes are good for you. Look at some of the web sites such as Richmondhealth.com/colorful potato-nutrition-information. php or
try blueberries , blackberries, peaches in ice cream.
The blueberry field will be open Thursday 8-10:30 am. It should be open Saturday as well. Likely it will stay open longer on Saturday. the rain has made things messy on the roads so please pay attention to signs and directions.
The rains have made a mess but it has made some good corn. Check it out.
The blueberry field will be open Monday 8-10:30 am . If you get there by 10:30 you will have time to pick.
The fourth of July is coming soon. It is not too early to place orders for pies, baked goods, peach pound cake. What do peaches for ice cream, blueberries and blackberries on cantaloupe, watermelon and roasted sweet corn have in common? They all belong on a list of making the fourth a little more special. If you are inclined for fun, you may want to try red , white and blue potatoe salad. We have organic all red, white and all blue potatoes. If you want or need large amounts of basil we can help.If you have ideas or questions feel free to inquire.
Blackberry PYO is still on hold at this point.
Blueberry Picking will be again Saturday June 29. We may be open one day during the week as well.
The blueberry field will be open at 8 am Tuesday. It will be open until 9:30 am. This is a short time but it will help prevent over picking. The weather has been a consistent challenge but we should be open Saturday 8 am to (most likely) noon.
Be sure to bring a container to put berries in to take home.
We are picking Ruby Prince peaches right now.