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Raspberry Babes at Sunwest Farms

Monday morning bright and early we met friends at local Sunwest Farms to go raspberry picking. This is just the beginning of their year, and they are a small farm, so we were completely done (with three toddlers in tow) after about an hour. The kids loved being helpful with the berries and although small, they are packed with flavor.
The orchard also does U-Pick peaches, though since we're now at the tail-end of that season, they just had peaches for sale in their small shop. The prices of their farm fresh produce were bottom barrel, and each of us came home with a full 'bushel basket' full of zucchini, corn, peaches, tomatoes, raspberries, and eggs for under $11! I'd say that is a steal.
If you're local and want to head out to Sunwest Farms within the next five weeks (raspberry season will be in full bloom here in about 2 weeks), CALL AHEAD! This is a small farm and they only let one person/group go picking every other day. You need to call in advance to set up a time for them to let you come! Also, make room for their other goodies because you're not getting out of there with more produce. They open and answer their phone at 9AM.
If you're not local, head over to the website to find your own farm experience state by state.

PS-Photo above taken by me but with my wonderful friend, Piccolina Design's great camera. Head over to her blog to check out some more beautiful pictures of the day at the farm (seriously cute Lukka + friend holding hands picture). And while you're at it, check out her amazingly creative tutus for sale! She even does custom orders for weddings!


B said…
that picture is precious.
and i've been meaning to tell you that i have adored my hair clip i won. i keep meaning to post pictures of it, hopefully i can do that tonight.

and a very, very belated thank you for the beautiful wrapping!

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