|Lorraine Thompson picked these 'Apache' blackberries this morning. She and the Youngs, who are in their 80's, picked 36 quarts of blackberries in about 1 & 1/2 hours.|
|David Jones (front), age 2 & 1/2, helped his dad Mike Jones pick 'Ouachita' blackberries this morning. Mike is the pastor of Center Christian Church, located 6.5 miles east of Brenda's Berries off Highway 166.|
|'Triple Crown', our latest-ripening blackberry variety, has many ripe berries now and should continue ripening heavily through July 31.|
|Our workers just started harvesting 'Contender' yellow peaches (left box) this morning, plus they are still harvesting 'Nectar' white peaches (right box).|
Peaches are sold harvested, for $1.20 per pound + tax. We also usually have some 2nds peaches, with limb rubs, cracks or bird pecks, for $0.69 per pound + tax.
We still have many 'Enterprise' apples for sale, for the next 2 to 3 weeks. For apple prices, scroll down 2 posts. Pecans are now sold out until mid-Nov. when we start harvesting them again.
|Olivia Jones picked 3 pints of everbearing red raspberries and yellow raspberries this morning. More everbearing raspberries ripen each day, so those who come to pick blackberries can often also pick a few pints of raspberries.|
Those wanting peaches and/or apples, but not wanting to pick berries, should arrive in mid-morning, to give our crew time to get the peaches picked. Call a day ahead if you want more than 20 pounds of peaches, as we're still limited on peaches this year due to the 6 frosts last spring.
Highway 166 is currently being resurfaced, so expect delays. Highway 166 is still open to traffic one lane at a time, so wait for the pilot car.