PYO Fruits

blackberries

Black Raspberries

Black raspberry season stretches from late July to early August. We have VERY FEW black raspberries this year as the canes were chewed by porcupines so PLEASE CALL AHEAD if you are coming specifically for these berries. They are NOT THE SAME as wild blackberries, they are earlier, larger, jucier and sweeter. Their thorns are [...]

"Careless" Gooseberries

Gooseberries

Gooseberry season is from mid-July through the first week of August. We have a couple of patches around the farm, so ask for the best picking. Gooseberries are usually ready from the first until the third week of July during normal seasons. They are rather like sour grapes, or sweet and sour grapes. The green [...]

Red Currants

Red Currants

Redcurrant season is from mid-July to early August. They usually start and end one week before black currants. These jewel-like berries are strongly tart-sweet so add an kick to salads, pies, tarts, summer puddings and other baked berry treats. They are often used atop cheesecakes, and in jellies and sauces for meats. Those of us [...]

black currants

Blackcurrants

Black currant season is usually from the third week of July through the first week of August, but it does depend on whether the growing season is early or late. Tell your friends and neighbors, as these musty jewels of flavor are hard to find in New England, and coveted by those who grew up [...]

raspberries

Raspberries

The raspberry crop was light for 2014, so we hope to have a much better season next year. Well done to all those who managed to get enough for jam anyway! They usually crop until late July / early August. We grow 4 acres of summer raspberries between the home farm and one 1/4 mile before [...]

blue berries

Blueberries

BLUEBERRY PICKING IS DELAYED in 2014. They are being stubborn, and even though our opening card says come this weekend, please don’t expect blue berries until after WEDNESDAY, JULY 16th. *sigh* #thanksmothernature. The best picking is from the first until the third week of August. Berries become scarce in late August, but we will stay [...]