updated May 20, 2013
Bear in mind it is a forecast...
It has been a cool spring - but with warm weather things can catch up
Blackberries - June 6
Blueberries - June 20
Seedless Grapes - mid July
Figs - August 1
Muscadines - August 15
Persimmons - Maybe a few seedless persimon late September
We do NOT have Strawberries
But we have friends that do!
Strawberries are IN. Local growers are picking.
Last year's list of Strawberry growers is in our old newsletter
year at about this time.
You can find it on the web:
CFSA Upstate Farm Tour - Destination Happy Berry
June 1-2nd from 1-6 pm. Link to CFSA for more information
North Georgia Locally Grown- Destination Happy Berry
We are a destination stop also on the the North Georgia Locally Grown farm tours.
Visit Visit http://georgiamfn.blogspot.com for details
ELECTRIC CAR CHARGER!
We have added to our parking an electric car charger!
It is Up and Running! Please spread the word!
Next Project We will be clearing land and installing bicycle racks for other low-carbon transportation travelers
(In case you haven't guessed, our mission beyond great food is to save the planet!)
Our hens are being very bountiful so we have plenty of eggs.
They are in the refrigerator on the porch.
Our market plan for the summer-
Tuesdays at the Anderson Farmer's, 4-7pm, 4102 N Murray Ave, Anderson
Thursdays at the Six Mile Farmer's Market, 4-6pm, 102 S Main St, Six Mile
Fridays at the Clemson Farmer's Market, 3:30 - 6:30pm, 578 Isaqueena Trail (Patrick's Square), Clemson
Saturday mornings at the downtown Greenville Farmer's Market, 7:30am-12:30pm, Same place as last year
Did you know we grow Persimmons?
Persimmons come in at the very end of our season and we will only have a few
Read about persimmmons in an article from Our State (Down Home in North Carolina), November 2011
Our persimmons are a little different than the ones referenced in the article- ours are seedless and the size of apples- but the article will be good reading for more information on what a persimmon is like.
Check out the Persimmon Pudding recipe reposted from OurState.com
Do you need a program for an upcoming meeting?
What about “The Future of Food” ?
Walker has already made several presentations on this topic. He is continually updating his presentation, and is now calling it Carbon Hunters. This is a topic he is incredibly passionate about. If you would like a program just let him know 864 350 9345
Farm to Table- Raising a Pig for Harvest
Some of you may know that we raised and harvested a pig for our first time early Spring 2012.
It was quite an experience. Walker wrote up the experience - inluding several pictures of the process- and you can read about the harvest process if you are interested.
Find Our Eggs
The Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery in Greenville.
Durham's Convenience Mart, Six Mile
(intersection of 183 and 133 just a few miles up the road from The Happy Berry)
Or Contact us via email or phone if you are interested in eggs
firstname.lastname@example.org, 864-868-2946 or 864-350-9345
We appreciate your support and would not be here without YOU!
Come see Us! Anytime!
Heritage Quilt Trail
The Happy Berry is now part of
the Heritage Quilt Trail.
Come See "The Happy Quilt"
created especially for "The Happy Berry,"
Quilted by Christine Christensen
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