The neighbor girl wandered over to ask “when does green turn to blue?” Not long! The bees buzzed, the suns out and the bushes are packed. It looks like it’s going to be a great season. We’re still a few weeks off for you-pick but it’ll be here before you know it. Stay tuned!
Photos by Harley Soltes © 2012
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You-Pick & We-Pick Blueberries in the beautiful Skagit Valley.
Our berries are safe right off the bush. We use no conventional herbicides or pesticides.
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Give as a gift or keep for yourself. With Rent-A-Bush you own your own heirloom blueberry bush for the 2013 harvest. Your 65-year old bush was originally planted in 1947 being one of the oldest bushes in Washington State. It is now WSDA Certified Transitional Organic. Your heirloom bush is tagged with your name and [...]
Build your own gift package starting with Dilettante chocolate covered blueberries in a Bow Hill Blueberries mug. Then combine the blueberry mug with a gift certificate for you-pick blueberries or a grazing pass to give a farm experience or combine the mug with a gift certificate for frozen blueberries to enjoy now. Our store is [...]
Its getting to be the tail end of the You-Pick Season. We are open this weekend and picking the heirloom Jersey and Rubels in the Jersey Jungle. We machine picked some of that area Thursday so most of the fruit is hidden in the middle of the bushes and a bit of a hunt to [...]
The Dorothy Anderson Memorial Berry Camp at Bow Hill Blueberries was a free five day summer camp to benefit to support a Local Food in the School project. At the camp, 5th-8th grade students came together to pick and sell blueberries, learn local history, create art, cook, play games and have a great time learning [...]
There are still lots of heirloom Jerseys begging to be you-picked. They should last throughout September. We’re told that the farm’s former owner, the late Dorothy Anderson, said these were her favorite blueberries for freezing because they’re sweet and hold their color well. The bushes are tall and it’s a fun place to get lost [...]
School starts next week, but the sweetness of summer isn’t over yet. There is nothing better than blueberries straight off the bush. We walked the aisles of the bluecrop and there’s still much to be had. The Jersey Jungle is being machine picked tomorrow, but we’re saving 5 big fat droopy aisles for hand-picking pleasure [...]
You-Pick season is here and the squirrels are storing up for winter. As farmer Harley hands you your bucket he’ll explain our different varieties of blueberries. To start it needs to be said all blueberries are great for freezing and cooking, but here’s the down low on our four varieties. We have lots of Bluecrop [...]
One of the best parts about owning a farm is getting to mix it up with foodies. This season The Breadfarm in Edison is featuring us in their snack cake. If you don’t know the Breadfarm you should. It’s an artisan shop in Edison that worth going out of your way for. We love their [...]