Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Spring 2017 at Sauvie Island Farms

Around the farm this spring:
lots of standing water in the fields
tractors parked...not working...too wet
raspberries pruned and tied
blueberries blooming
peach trees blooming
strawberries blooming


2016 we started to pick strawberries on May 21st.
This year the strawberries are just blooming, 
 we should have ripe berries  in the next 3-4 weeks.
We will update our facebook page, website and this blog 
when we have an opening date for strawberry picking.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

U-Cut Christmas Trees

Sauvie Island Farms U-Cut Christmas Trees will open on 
Friday November 25, 10 am-5 pm.
We will continue to be open each day until December 21, 2016.   Closed on Sundays.

There are Douglas, Grand and Noble fir trees for you to cut, 
ranging in height from 3 feet up to 14+ feet.  
The Douglas fir are $4 per ft, Grand $5 per ft and Noble $6 per ft.

2016 Special:  Any tree over 9 feet-

discounted price:  
Douglas $35  Grand $45  Noble $55

Your tree can be shaken and baled for $2. and  we will provide twine for you to use to attach your tree to your car.  
We also have saws and carts for you to use while at the farm.  
Of course, you can bring your own saw if you like!

We also have three sizes of wreaths, garland, hot drinks and cookies.

Check our christmas tree page on www.sauvieislandfarms.com  for a tree coupon.

It's looking like a raining Oregon season this year, wear your rain boots and jackets and
enjoy time with your family cutting a Christmas tree!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

September at Sauvie Island Farms

It's September already.  Our farm was closed last week, waiting for more Chester Blackberries to ripen.  

We will be open Friday and Saturday, September 9th and 10th.  10am-5pm.

We do have sweet, easy to pick Chester Blackberries ripe and ready. 
Also a few Yellow Raspberries.
Sweet Corn, lots of peppers, zucchini, cabbage, kale, some cucumbers, several varieties of winter squash, pumpkins, and lots of herbs and flowers are ready to be picked at Sauvie Island Farms.

We will decide after this weekend if we will be open any other days in September.
Our season is slowly coming to an end. We appreciate your interest in our farm.


Thursday, August 25, 2016

Peach season is over

All of our peaches are off the trees at Sauvie Island Farms.  The peach season is over.

This week on the farm, we do have Chester Blackberries, yellow raspberries, sweet corn, 

zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, cucumbers, green beans, squash, peppers, 
and some already picked pears.  U-cut flowers are so beautiful this week, dahlias, zinnia, sunflowers, cosmos and more!

We are open thru August 27, 8am-7pm.
The farm will be closed the week of August 29-September 3 for a private family event.


If you need to cut flowers during the week that we are closed, call our farm line and we can
set up a time for you to come out.  We don't want you miss out on getting some of our beautiful flowers for your event!

After September 4th, we may have some ripe, red tomatoes, and we will determine our days and hours to be open for the rest of September.  


You can check our phone message line after September 4 for current farm info.
503-621-3988

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Veteran Peaches are gone.

The Veteran peach season is over.  
All of the peaches are off the trees.
There are many nice peaches on the ground, if you want to come out and pick these up, they are only 75 cents per lb.


We are waiting for our Elberta peaches to ripen.  Check with us at the beginning of next week.


Bartlett Pears are ready to be picked!! $1.00 per lb.

We have beautiful Chester blackberries, yellow raspberries and lots of veggies, including Bodacious Sweet Corn.


Our u-cut flower fields are full of colorful blooms.  The sunflowers are pick one, get one free!.

See you soon on the farm.


Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Veteran Peaches & Sweet Corn

It's Veteran Peach season!  
These are great peaches for canning and freezing.  The skins slip off easily and the peach comes off the pit without any effort.  Our orchard is full of these peaches right now  and they need to be picked quickly!
Blueberries, Chester Blackberries & Yellow raspberries also!
Sweet Corn is ready to pick!
Green Beans, Pickling cukes, dill, basil, cabbage, zucchini, kale, broccoli, cauliflower. 
Many flowers are blooming, 
It's August and the farm is full of lots of fruits and veggies for you to pick right from the fields.
Hope to see you this week on the farm.

Monday, July 25, 2016

So Many Peaches

This week at Sauvie Island Farms, we have THREE varieties of Peach ripe and ready to pick.
Red Haven, Hale-Havens and Rosas are all tree ripened and ready to come off the trees.
These peaches are all excellent flavor and great for fresh eating or canning.
For berries on the farm, we have a huge crop of Blue Crop blueberries ripe and ready to be picked.

The Chester blackberries are starting to sweeten up.  Our raspberry and marionberry season is over for this year.
Veggies:  green beans, pickling cukes, cabbage, kale, zucchini, lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, slicing and lemon cucumbers.  Also beautiful Dill and Basil.
U-cut flowers...so many of blooming; Dahlias, Zinnias, Cosmos, Glads, Amaranthus, Bachelor Buttons, several types of Sunflowers.
It's a great time to come out to the farm!
We are open Monday-Saturday 8am-7pm.