Berry Blossom Farms has a variety of table grapes as well as 2 concord types.
Grape questions answered
When are they ripe?
Our grapes varieties are ready at varying times around late September. We are typically harvesting within the first freeze of fall.
How to upick grapes?
We usually have We-Pick available upon request.
You may U-Pick as well, it just takes some time to find the ripe patches.
Head to the checkout stand and grab a couple buckets. Line the buckets with a bag. This makes it easier to take your fruit home, and help with the cleaning process. Head out into the small vineyard. Pick grape bushels that are yummy to you (sweet or tart). They should be cut off the vine with pruners or scissors. Please respect our farm, by not yanking the grapes off aggressively and being gentle on the plants.
Lastly, bring your bounty back to the checkout stand, weigh your bucket or box. The scale is price calculating, place your bucket or box on the scale, & press the appropriate button, log your fruit in the log book, and pay, rounding to the closest $0.50!
Where do I go?
Our small vineyard is best accessed at 14872 N Atlas Rd.
What do I do when I get home?
The "dust" on the grapes is called "bloom", it's a natural protective substance. It is great for keeping the fruit fresh for as long as possible.
Fresh- only wash as you eat. Unsprayed farm fruit can take on a different texture if washed and then let to sit.
Freezing- wash and pack into freezer bag, lay flat in freezer.
What varieties do you have?
Do you spray?
We do NOT spray, we do fertilize.
Because we fertilize we aren't considered organic.
-Respect the field closures.
-Drive slow, there are mini pickers out and about, it helps to keep the dust down too.
-Respect the plants, help kiddos to be gentle and kind.
-Line the buckets with a bag.
-Log your weight into the logbook.
-Pay with cash or Venmo.
Facts about our field
The grapes were planted about 10 years ago, they are wonderful producers.
Are you open?
Being open is based on factors we can't control.
1.Weather - which affects ripening and growing.
2.How much is picked - we can never know how many people will want to pick any given day.
That being said, there will be days we close the field to allow for ripening.
You can check Facebook, Google, or our Voicemail to make sure we're open before your visit.