Category Archives: u-pick-farms

Blueberry Picking at Frog Eye Farm

We love picking blueberries.  It’s such an easy fruit for picking – the bushes are tall… no thorns or pricklies…and yum! Our go-to blueberry picking farm did not post any field openings this year so we had to look for another spot. And I LOVE this new find! Frog Eye Blueberry Farm is in Knoxville,...

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Annual Blueberry Picking Adventure…

Today was our annual trip to the blueberry farm for some yummy blueberry picking! YUM! Can’t wait to freeze some of these.  They make such yummy and healthy frozen treats all summer long!  And… I just may have to indulge and make at least one batch of chocolate covered blueberries…. These berries were from Eagletree...

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Blueberry Popsicles: the first sweet reward of our blueberry picking adventure!

Last Saturday we took our annual trip to pick blueberries and filled our freezer with yummy deliciousness! Now starts the hunt for fun ways to use the 9.5 pounds of blueberries we brought home! The first thing I did was “like” the Eagletree Farm facebook page on which I found a link they’d posted from...

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Our Annual Blueberry Picking Adventure! | Loudoun County U-pick

This weekend we ventured out on our annual u-pick blueberries trip.  As we have in the past we visited the wonderful Eagletree Farm in Leesburg (towards Lucketts).  Check out their new website! I won’t go into too much detail in this post since I’ve already written about it extensively here (“In Pursuit of Frozen Blueberries“)...

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It’s Strawberry Season! | U-pick at Wegmeyer Farms

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  Several times a year we visit Wegmeyer Farms, a fantastic local pick-your-own farm, both for the fresh goodness of the fruit and for the family experience.  The kids learn that food comes from the earth – and not just from a grocery store.  They delight in finding the biggest, ripest berries (as well as...

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