It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted anything new, other than adding the recipe section, so I apologize for that. The saskatoon picking is getting to its prime time, with clusters of ripe saskatoons hanging for you to pick. There are definitely less of them this year, but at least we’ve missed the early … Continue reading July 29 Update
As you can see, there is quite a variation in our saskatoons at this early point in the season, but getting those ripe saskatoons is so worthwhile! That first fresh burst of wild sweetness is amazing! We are open this Saturday, July 21st, from 9 am to 6 pm. Our U-pick strawberries are still not … Continue reading Come on Out! Early Season Picking
I hope everyone is excitedly calling their friends and family, and planning their excursion out to Sweet Life Saskatoons! The occasional saskatoon is ready now, and the same with our strawberries, but we will need to be patient before we officially open. I’m always nervous about choosing the opening date, but it’s looking like we’ll be ready … Continue reading Gather Your Picking Pals!
Obviously, summer isn’t here yet, but with the blossoms just starting to appear on our saskatoons, I can’t help but get excited for summer and start thinking ahead. This spring we have planted some Valentine Cherries that should produce fruit this summer, and Juliet Cherries that will need some time to grow. We’ve also added … Continue reading 2018 Sweet Life Summer
The u-pick portion of our farm is over, but there is still lots of work to do. Good thing I have a willing helper! Looking back over the past three weeks, I am filled with joy! I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has blessed our farm with their presence. Being able … Continue reading The U-Pick is Closed for the Season
Tomorrow is August 10, and we will still be open for the saskatoon and sour cherry u-pick, as well as Friday, August 11. That’s all I’ll promise for now, but if we’re lucky, we’ll be able to squeak in one more weekend. Keep watching this site, or our Facebook page for updated information! Continue reading Still Going
This long weekend, take the time to get your saskatoons either hand-picked fresh off the trees by yourself (a wonderfully relaxing and satisfying experience), or fresh off the harvester ( a quick solution for large amounts in a short time), or machine-picked and lightly sorted. All choices are good, and the end result is saskatoons … Continue reading Time is of the essence!