The calm before we started harvesting our top field of black currants. Stay tuned for more pictures and videos of our harvester in action.
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.
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 […]
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).
Did you see us featured in the June 2019 issue of Seaside Magazine? If you missed it, fear not, you can check out the article online here. If you do have a hardcopy, flip to page 61.
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.
Andrew has the BEST strawberries on the Saanich Peninsula and these beauties are ready! You can find them at our second location (Andrew’s patch) at 6469 Welch Road in Central Saanich.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]