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Blueberries and Bluegrass

A couple of weeks ago, I won a set of tickets for Shady Brook Farm’s bluberry festival.  So on Sunday, I went there with my parents and two youngest children to claim use my prize for a fun day in the sun.   551 more words

New Jersey's Best Summer Pick-Your-Own Farms

New Jersey earns its “Garden State” nickname with an abundance of pick your own fruit and veggies available throughout the summer months. Whether berries, peaches or evenflowers strike your fancy, there are plenty of wonderful places to take the kids for a fun hands-on activity. 523 more words

Sports & Activities

Best Places To Pick Summer Fruit In Tampa Bay

Fresh fruits and vegetables always seem to taste better when picked right off the plant. If having a garden at home is not possible, going to a u-pick farm is a good substitute. 729 more words

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Fruit-picking time! Choosing containers for raspberries

The raspberries are ripening! The sun is shining! … and so fruit-picking time begins for 2014!

But before the fruit-picking can begin, the first job is to dig out my old and trusty recycled containers. 415 more words

Sustainable Living

Trying new experiences

Earlier this week a friend and I were discussing things that we agree to do that we don’t want to do. We do that for many reasons. 507 more words


Childhood nostalgia.

So today I actually participated in an activity that has been on my own bucket list for around a decade now. Yes we may have had a long, long, long buildup but I have to say it was certainly worth the wait.  231 more words

Preserving Fruit

Summer is here and all the soft fruit we enjoy eating is ripening ready to be picked. But we like to enjoy these soft fruits all year round weather thats spreading on our toast, in a pie, crumble or mixed with lovely creamy ice cream. 880 more words

Zero Waste