It’s that time of year to get your buckets ready and go pick your own fruit and/or vegetables.
The Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter this week looks at a Upick farm, and nutritious back to school lunch ideas that kids will eat.
A scenic view, an established upick farm and farm stand, and an idea that would not go away, convinced this farmer to do it. Who would have thought it would become the larger income source on her farm!
Theresa Draper took over her parents farm and renamed it Draper Girls Country Farm to reflect the fact that her 3 daughters were part of the new operation. In the 1990′sI Draper expanded the farm stand into a u-pick farm, offering cherries, peaches, pears, and apples to be picked by the public.
Coming next week on Food.Farmer.Earth the focus is on farm fresh fruit.
No shortage of apples at our house. The boys love whatever I bake for them, but their favorite is a family recipe, Apple Crisp.
Berry picking is something I’ve been doing since I moved to Oregon. There is something very special about the berries here. Like the grapes for pinot noir, berries like the weather here during the summer months – once it kicks in! Cool nights and hot days. Generally the strawberries come into their full sweetness in […]