RASPBERRIES AND CHERRIES ARE DONE – APPLES START IN EARLY SEPTEMBER

Many happy pickers came for the raspberries and cherries since we opened on July 10 – we appreciate the flexibility people have shown in adapting to the on again/off again schedule to let more berries ripen after a heavy picking day.
The raspberries did not have the late season push of more ripe berries that we used to get – some of this is due to the recent very hot weather and some to the fact that the Nova’s in the lower field were planted 13 years ago.
We expect the new planting of Boyne raspberries in the upper field will give us a good crop next year and we will replant 500 more Nova’s next spring in the three lower field fallow rows.
The apple crop this year looks very good – adequate moisture is giving us good size – if we avoid hail storms, it will be a bumper crop.  We will have an “EARLY APPLE SATURDAY” ( or possibly an early apple weekend ) in September for Zestars, Sansas and Ginger Golds – I will post late August as we determine when fruit will be ripe.  Zestars often get picked out on the first day.
Thanks for making the raspberry and cherry harvest a good one – cherry crop this year was exceptionally good.  Things are currently quiet up on our hill as we prepare for 17 family visitors.
  Come see us for apples!!

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TUESDAY JULY 28 WILL BE LAST DAY FOR RASPBERRIES AND CHERRIES

Tomorrow Tuesday July 28 will be our last day for raspberries and cherries for this season.
There are still good berries and cherries, but you will need to look for them.  As always, come early – it will be hot by mid day.  If you know where the fruit is located, come early – I will open up the small raspberry house by 8:00 AM.

CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY – REOPEN TUESDAY JULY 28

Saw lots of good folks today and they took home a lot of good raspberries and cherries.
We will again be closed Sunday and Monday for more berries to ripen and then back open Tuesday July 28.  Visit our neighbors at Wildwood Berry farm for blueberries.
I will post picking conditions Monday evening.