Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How can I find out what you are picking today?
A: Follow us on Facebook for updates or give us a call! (401) 934-0741.
Q. Do you have bathrooms?
A. Yes! We have an outhouse.
Q: Do you accept credit cards?
A: Yes, we accept all major credit cards as well as cash and checks.
Q: Is there an entrance fee for blueberry picking?
A: No, but we do ask that you pre-pay for a portion of your berries before you pick. You pay a minimum charge before entering the blueberry patch, $4 per adult (12 and older) and $2 per child (ages 6-11). This pre-pay is then deducted from the total cost of your berries after you pick.
Q. Are backpacks allowed?
A: No. Please leave large handbags and back packs in your vehicles. Camera bags and diaper bags are the exceptions.
Q. Are your fields handicap accessible?
A. Yes. Please call ahead and let us know that you are coming. We will have parking arrangements set up for easiest access.
Q: Can I taste the blueberries while I am picking?
A: Yes. We encourage you to sample the berries so you know that you will like the flavor. Each blueberry variety has a different flavor, and the ripeness of each particular variety can affect the flavor on any given day.
Q: Can I bring my dog or pet?
A: Unfortunately, we cannot allow dogs or pets into the picking areas. We welcome dogs in and around the stand and along field edges. We are certified under the Good Agricultural Practices program implemented by RIDEM to comply with Food Safety criteria. We do respect the need for service animals. However, any animal waste left in the fields must be collected by the owner immediately and disposed of in the trash can provided.
Q: Will I be able to push a stroller in the blueberry fields and orchard?
A: It is very difficult to maneuver a stroller in some areas. Strollers with larger off road wheels are best. We recommend the use of wagons and infant carriers in areas where there is uneven ground. Strollers are easy to use in areas surrounding our stands.
Q: Do you spray?
A: Yes. All commercial growers must spray their crops whether they are “Organic” growers or “Conventional”. The only time you will ever see unsprayed fruits and vegetables is when they are labeled “unsprayed” (usually not a commercial grower).
Q: Are you organic?
A: No. However, we have tried growing apples “non-synthetically” and were successful. We have learned and incorporated some of these techniques into our current growing practices.
Q: How much does it cost to pick?
A: Please see the pick your own blueberries page for blueberry pricing.
Q: Are you open if it’s raining?
A: Generally not for blueberries. Please check our facebook page or call for weather related questions.
Q: Do I have to wash my fruit before I eat it?
A: Yes. We recommend washing fruit before you eat it.
Q: Can I keep my berries on the counter?
A: We do not recommend storing fruit outside of the refrigerator. Fruit keeps the best in the refrigerator. However, blueberries may develop a mealy texture after two weeks in the refrigerator.
Q. Do you have pick your own peaches?
A. We may have pick your own peaches sometime in August. Please check our facebook page for updates.
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