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Update, Saturday morning

Hello All, After looking at the weather prediction changes, George says we may reopen either Monday or Tuesday.  Check back Sunday night to see! There are plenty of berries to come. Weather conditions will dictate when we are open next. See you in the patch, George

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Saturday, July 27, 2013

George has walked the field and decided that, in order to give you the great picking you are used to at Steep Hill, the berries need some ripening days. So we will be shut down until Tuesday, July 30, when we will reopen for picking both raspberries and blueberries. There should be a great crop […]

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Friday, July 26, 2013

Hello! Thursday was a banner day, with many blueberries and many raspberries exiting the field! The weather was perfect, and pickers came out to experience the feeling of picking their own berries on a “bluebird day”! Friday, on the other hand, is looking like a washout! So we are scheduling a shutdown because we do […]

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Well, yesterday we had fog, clouds, showers, black skies, sun and breezes. All around us there were downpours, but Steep Hill Farm  was an oasis so people could continue to pick their berries. How blessed are we? Lets hope that Thursday is a continuance of this good weather.  We  will open at 8:00 A.M. and […]

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Weather permitting, we will open at 8:00 A.M. for both raspberry and blueberry picking, and stay open to 7:00 P.M. The picking will be excellent. If it is rainy in the morning, we will open when it clears off and drys enough to pick. We’ll try to keep you updated via this blog and our […]

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Monday was a great day for picking, not too hot and no rain downpours! Many people took advantage of the optimal conditions.  They came for a few quarts, but after seeing the picking, they decided to do more in order to freeze their berries. You have to pick when the picking is good! Tuesday, we […]

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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Sunday looks like a great day for picking blueberries! They are ripe and juicy and plentiful. The weather should be much more conducive than our heat wave for enjoying the experience. We will be open from 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Raspberries have been picked out and we will not have availability for a few […]

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Saturday July 20th Update 5:00 PM

Because of the heavy rain this afternoon we have closed for the day. We will reopen tomorrow morning at 8AM. The picking will be excellent. See you tomorrow. George

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Saturday, July 20, 2013 — First Blueberry Pickers of the Season

Our first day of picking both blueberries and raspberries was very fruitful (sic!). Many people had to get some of each berry and they left with red and blue treasures. Raspberries have the sweetest smell when they are first picked. It was enjoyable to check people out of the barn with their berries. Although it […]

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Opening for Raspberries Wed.,July 17..and Blueberries Friday, July 19!!

Hello All! We are ready to pick some berries! Wednesday, July 17 will be a morning of raspberry picking ! We will open at 8:00 A.M. and pick til noon (unless we get picked out!) This will be our second picking of the season for raspberries.  Our price is $3 a pint or $6 a […]

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