Anthocyanins and Polyphenols

If you haven’t seen the July issue of Seaside Magazine, there is a great feature on the benefits of currants and other berries grown locally. If you didn’t get a hardcopy, check out the link here – the article is on page 55.

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Crop Update

The cherries are ripe and the currants are right behind them! We have a very limited supply of sour cherries left, if you would like some, please call the farm right away to place an order (250-652-5227). We have sweet cherries available almost daily while supplies last – if you’re in the area look for […]

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PEARL Magazine

We were also mentioned in the June/July issue of PEARL Magazine. Check out this great feature and tips on what to do with berries – spoiler – they’re not just for dessert! You can find the issue online here (page 10).

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Crop Update

It won’t be too long now, we’re starting to see some colour on the berries, especially the cherries! The cherries will likely be ready in early July and the currants are on track for mid-July. If you’d like to place an order for fresh fruit, please call the farm at 250-652-5227.

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A little history

Scroll down for more updates from the farm!  Pamela Fox comes from a farming family that has a long history on the Saanich Peninsula. Her grandparents came over from England in the early 1900s and loved the area so much, they soon brought over their parents, Pamela’s great-grandparents. They had a dairy farm near Butchart […]

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Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung and we’re getting excited around the farm. There is lots in the works for this growing season but in the meantime, we still have our delicious Black Currant Concentrate available to hold you over until our fresh berries are ready. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram – @SilverRillBerry – for more […]

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Holiday Craft Fairs

The market season is over but don’t worry, your Favourite Farm Girl will be at a number of winter craft fairs in the coming months. First up is the On the Ridge Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It takes place at the Cordova Bay United Church Hall, 813 […]

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Crop Update

We had a fantastic season and thank you to everyone that came out to the farm during the summer months. If you didn’t make it out or catch us at one of the markets, don’t worry, we have lots of frozen berries available all winter. We’ll also be at the Peninsula Country Market up to […]

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