Wednesday, June 24, 2009


Just as the strawberry season is ending, the raspberries, blueberries and cherries ripen up. Beginning Thursday, June 25th, SAUVIE ISLAND FARMS will have these available for you to pick. It looks like it is going to be a 'sweet' season this year. Lots of berries! Our cherry season is usually only a couple of days, we don't have very many if you are looking for some sweet Bing and Royal Anne cherries....hurry out to the farm. We also have lettuce, peas, lavender, cilantro, shasta daisies..and few other flowers ready for you to pick.

Thursday, June 11, 2009


The strawberries at Sauvie Island Farms
are beautiful, sweet and easy to pick. This year we have all first year fields and the first picking in each field is amazing.

Last year, our strawberry fields didn't produce any berries because of the nasty root weevil pest that destroyed all the root of the plants. So we a different location.
We have three varieties of strawberries this year. HOOD, SHUKSAN & HONEOYE.
The HOOD variety is an Oregon favorite. The berries are a little smaller in size than other varieties, but the flavor and sweetness is the best!
The SHUKSAN variety is also a great sweet berry, larger in size and firmer.
The HONEOYE is new for us this year. This variety is producing a very larger crop of berries, they are very large and have a longer 'shelf life' than the other varieties!
ALL of our berries are OREGON grown, so they can't be beat! We will have strawberries for you to pick thru the month of JUNE!! Hope to see you soon on the farm.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

email updates

Thanks to all of you who have signed up to receive email updates when I add info to Sauvie Island Farms 'Farmers' Wife' blog. I apologize for the duplicate emails that you may have received today...still trying to figure out how to put the words and pictures together on this computer blog thingee. If you are visiting the blog and didn't receive an update by email, you too can join in the fun and can sign up on the right. OK...the "finished my 2nd year of college and just spent 3 weeks in Peru doing medical clincs" daughter is coming home tonight...maybe I can get her to help me with my computer issues...until then, I think I will go back outside and dig in the dirt when I feel more comfortable. I might just pick and eat some ripe strawberries while I am out there!!! see you soon!!

Strawberries are Ripe at Sauvie Island Farms

Sauvie Island Farms will open for


on Thursday, June 4th.We are open 8 am - 7 pm Monday -Saturday.
Closed on Sundays.
We have new fields of strawberries this year, Hoods, Shuksan and Honeyode. They are all ripening
nicely...and as you know, there is nothing better than an Oregon grown strawberry!! We also have beautiful PEONIES blooming and ready for u-cut! Hope to see you soon on the farm.

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