2016 - This
past winter with little snow and warmer temps turned out to
be a tough winter on our raspberries. However, the blueberry
crop looks to be our best ever. We will be picking by the
second week in July. All of our fruits are organic.
Our granddaughter picking Nova raspberries.
15, 2016 - We did a major trimming of all
of our fruit trees this year. Above is one of our
30-year-old Cortland trees ready to open its buds
to start the new season. When you enjoy our homemade
applesauce at the breakfast table, think of the work
that goes into fruit production even in the winter
this video of our feeding Japanese beetles to the keets.
We collect these beetles each day from raspberry, blueberry
and grape plants. The keats go wild!
We have been growing organic raspberries here at Fruitlands
since the late 1970's. At present we have over 1,200'
of neatly-trellised rows. We sell both PYO and custom
picked. Our varieties are: Latham, Nova, Encore and Pollana.
Our typical season begins in mid July and goes through
We began growing organic blueberries here at Fruitlands
in the mid 1980's. Presently we have 100 high-bush plants.
We sell both PYO and custom picked. Our varieties are:
Bluecrop, Patriot, Duke and Northland. Our season for
blueberries is late July through mid September.
are listed on the Pick-Your-Own.org
site. Support your local organic