Your Questions Answered

When are you open to the public?                                                   

We are open to the public every July for blueberry picking, or for special announced events. 


What are your hours?                                          

July hours will be announced in late May each year. 


Can I just swing by to grab some honey or pick blueberries?  

Sorry, but this is our home and we LOVE our privacy! Please call to make an appointment. 


I have a group less than 10 that would like to pick blueberries. Can I make an appointment? 

No, please make arrangements to visit during open hours.


I have a group more than 10 that would like to pick blueberries. Can I make an appointment? 

Yes! Please call to make an appointment 


Is there an entrance fee to pick blueberries when you are open?

No, if you are coming to pick during hours we are already open, there is no fee. 


Is there an entrance fee to pick blueberries when making an appointment for a group of 10 or more outside of picking hours?

Yes, a $5 per person fee will be assessed. 


May I come fish your pond when you are open to the public?

If you are a paying customer, you are welcome to do some catch-and-release fishing during open hours. Please be respectful of our property and animals and be sure to check your group in with an employee before you begin.


May I come fish your pond when you are not open to the public? 

No. Please make arrangements to visit during open hours in July. 


May I come hang out or fish with friends or family outside of posted hours or events?

No way! Can I just come by your house and hang out unexpectedly? We are not friendly to trespassers. 


May I rent the property for a private dinner?

Absolutely! We are long-time hospitality professionals with four decades of experience between us and can create an unforgettable experience for your group. Think linens, china, crystal and silverware on a gorgeous table set for an elegant al fresco dinner overlooking the pond. 


Are your chicken/duck eggs organic?

We don't have the organic certification because we feel it doesn't go far enough to capture sustainable farming practices. But we don't use any pesticides or herbicides or fertilizers other than manure (our farm fowl do most of the fertilizing and eat most of the bugs and weeds!) and we do feed our fowl organic food. 


Is your honey unpasteurized, raw & organic?

Again, we aren't certified organic because we feel the certification doesn't go far enough but our property is never sprayed with pesticides or herbicides. The honey is harvested raw, unfiltered and not subject to heat. 



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