This growing season has been a little unexpected to say the least. With the cold, wet spring – not to mention the incredibly late frost and April snow – our berries are a little behind this year.
Berry Season Has Arrived!
Berry season has arrived!
Spring is a busy time on the farm and this year has been no exception!
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.
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 […]
Did you see this great article, starting on page 18, in the June/July issue of Boulevard Magazine? It includes a special shout out for our Black Currant Concentrate! Read the full article here.
IT’S BERRY SEASON! That time of year is officially upon us again. It’s berry season and we are picking everything in full force right now. Most days we have fresh cherries at the farm. If you’re in the area and you see our white signs with big red cherries then you know we have a […]
We’re busy getting the farm ready for the new season. Our newest addition is 2,000 new black currant cuttings to plant the top field with. But since that field is too wet to work on right now, all of those cuttings are being planted in 1-gallon pots. It’s quite the task but the sooner those […]
We have a number of products available all year round. Please call ahead to ensure availability. We currently have: Black Currant Concentrate Black Currant Jam and Jelly Red Currant Jelly Red Gooseberry Jam Green Gooseberry Jam We also have frozen fruit available: Black Currants Red Currants Green Gooseberries Red Gooseberries