July 30, 2016
More berries are ripening every day. The honor system is back this year. The gates are open so come and help yourself. Please use the scale and dropbox by the fence. There are buckets for you to use. Just grab a liner from the gray bucket under the table. Keep the liner but please leave
It is only April (2016) and it is already getting hot. We have begun to water the bushes almost every day to ensure they will be big and plump after ripening. Right now we estimate that they will be ready to pick around mid June. That is subject to change as we get closer to
1. Eat Them 2. Freeze Them 3. Eat Them 4. Put Them on Breakfast Cereal 5. Make Jam 6. Eat Them 6. Give them as a gift!
We have the rabbiteye type of blueberries at Long Shot Farms. We also have some bushes of the southern highbush variety. The southern highbush variety will become ripe much sooner than the rabbiteye variety. However most farms produce the rabbiteye variety in Georgia. This type is indiginous to Georgia and is much easier to grow. It
TODAY IS THE DAY. We will be open daily as long as there are blueberries to pick. We are on the honor system again. Please take your bucket and liner and pick our berries. Take your liner, but please leave your bucket as we want everyone to have a chance at picking when they arrive.
Hi Everyone! Looks like blueberry season is upon us again. The berries have started to turn blue, but they haven’t quite reached picking time just yet. We’re going to keep everyone updated and will have an official date as early as next weekend. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone and can’t wait to get picking!
Fun Facts about Onions 1. Onions are the third most consumed fresh vegetable in the Unites States. 2. Onions grow a new leaf about every 2 weeks. The bulb forms last. Each leaf on an onion plant will produce a ring. 3. The larger the leaf, the larger the ring. 4. Onion plants are biennials.
Oh NOOOO More rain. But the rain is great. One problem, the sun is not shining and our blueberries are not ripening. Due to the great rainy days, we are going to have to delay our opening by a week. Surely the berries will be ready by June 28. Last year we were almost done
We are starting our season. We have onions, duck eggs, and fresh cucumbers available this week. All of our products are listed with Athens Locally Grown. Soon we will be inundated with both the heirloom tomatoes and the blueberries. Although our farm is located in Oglethorpe County, we are close enough to Athens to consider