Friday, August 6, 2010

Peach Picking

A week or so ago a gal that reads my blog wrote to me and invited me to come out and visit their farm on Sauvie's Island.  She said the peaches were ripe and ready for picking.

Unfortunately Cali had to work today (Friday) so Tessa and I as well as Joe and Declan next door (Tessa was babysitting them) headed out to Sauvie Island Farms

 It is a beautiful, sunny warm day!!

 We did the peach picking first.

The Red Haven peaches were ready for picking.  The trees are really short so no ladders are necessary.  Not even for me and Declan. 

Joe just couldn't resist climbing up into the tree though.

With the four of us it didn't take long to pick what we needed.

Just enough to make a pie or two, some for eating and maybe even some to can!
We loaded up the peaches and headed over to the berry patch.

We rode a trailer out to the berries and picked some blueberries and raspberries too.  The raspberries were delicious and I think I ate as many as I took home.

The farm also has a lot of U-Pick vegetables and lots of beautiful flowers.  I especially loved the signs they had to mark each type of flower.
The zinnias were beautiful so I picked some of those along with a sunflower to go right in the middle of them.

On the way home we went the back way and stopped by Skyline Restaurant for a hamburger and fries and  the boys had a milkshake.  Then it was home to make some blueberry muffins!

1 comment:

Dawn said...

It sounds like a perfect day!