OPEN DURING SEASON EVERY MORNING AT 7:30 WITH FRESH PRE-PICKED BERRIES ~ UNTIL SOLD OUT. FOR DAILY UPDATES, CHECK OUR FACEBOOK OR CALL 686-2004 FOR RECORDED INFO.
PRICING AT FARM: $4 quart/$26 flat
Cash, check, or credit/debit cards accepted.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What are the prices? A: $4 quart/$26 flat
Q: Payment options? A: Cash, check, or credit/debit cards.
Q: Will you feature social distancing?
A: Yes, we will require 6-foot spacing at the farm.
Q: Do customers pick their own berries in the field?
A: No, our berries are pre-picked each morning and available at the shed starting at 7:30 in quarts and flats. Vendor locations are announced daily on our facebook page.
Q: Should I worry about covid19 on fresh fruits?
A: The FDA says there has been no evidence of transferring the virus via food. More info here.
Q: What type of berries do you grow? A: Chandler
Q: Why are your berries riper and juicier than box store berries?
A: Their berries are usually a tougher variety meant for long distance travel. We purposefully choose a softer, sweeter, and juicier variety because we think that's what you like best!
Q: How long will your season last?
A: Approximately April 25 - June 15 depending on weather.
Q: Can I leave the berries in my car while I run some errands?
A: No. Berries are very perishable. If left in a hot car they will ruin quickly. Also don't leave them tied up in a plastic bag.
They need to be kept cool and dry.
Q: How should I store and (later) wash my berries?
A: The best way to store them is to get them in the refrigerator as soon as possible. Use a shallow dish or cake pan where berries are less crowded. Cover berries with paper or cloth towels. They will keep a day or two on the counter in a cool dry place spread out and loosely covered also. Do not wash or remove caps until you are ready to use the berries. As soon as you wash them they start breaking down faster. Use a colander and cool, fresh, water.
Q: Best way to handle berries if wet from dew or rain?
A: Spread them out on newspaper and air dry. Then care for them as stated above.
Q: Aside from eating them fresh, how else can I use them?
A: There are so many strawberry recipes available, from pies to cakes to muffins, salads, and more. Click here for RECIPES.
Q: How do you freeze berries?
A: Airtight packaging and zero or below freezer temperatures are the keys to maintaining the best quality strawberries. Wash berries and dry thoroughly before freezing (spreading out in front of a fan works well).
Tray Freezing: Place whole berries on a tray and freeze solid. Transfer to airtight freezer bags or containers.
Squeeze out excess air. For more great options, click our 'How to Store your Strawberries' button.
Q: Are strawberries nutritious?
A: Very! 8 medium strawberries: 140% of the daily value for vitamin C. 12% of the daily value for dietary fiber. They are also a good source of folate and potassium. They have about 7 grams of sugar (which is the lowest among the top-selling fruits) and they're only 4 calories each.
BERRY SEASON 2020 is OVER. THANK YOU for your continued patronage! Watch for our Zinnia & Sunflower patch opening in July!