Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Good Morning to All!!!! Or at least I think it will be as it is still dark outside and I cannot tell if it will rain or shine.....here on the farm we love both, so it does not really matter as there is plenty to do outside or inside. The concept of changing the clocks just does not register with farm animals. The rooster crows all of the time, so he does not really care, but trying to roust 3 lazy cows and 30 sleeping goats when it is still dark outside is quite a chore. And take my word for it cows and goats get grumpy and they do not like to hurry. The girls are settling in to their new milking routine so the mornings are running smoothly. We are still having an occasional birth so the nursery is still expanding. The blackberry and raspberry bushes are starting to leaf out and the fruit trees are blooming. If we don't get a late freeze, we will have peaches, plums, pears, and apples in the market this year. The strawberries are also starting to bloom so there will be berries to pick. By our calculations it will probably be the 24th of April that we will open for U-Pick strawberries. We will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to Noon or sell-out. We will also accept special appointments at other times if their are sufficient berries to pick. We will provide baskets and take home containers. The price for the berries is $2.50 per lb. if you pick them. We will have some already picked and they will be $3.50 per lb. If there are any changes we will update the info here. From our farm to your table, thank you for all of your support!