Category: Berries

Sights from Opening Day 2022

Opening Day for 2022 picking at Pack House Farm was Saturday, June 18th. This was a couple of weeks earlier than we had anticipated, so we weren’t completely ready for visitors. We have added a new covered area for sales and relaxing in the… Continue Reading “Sights from Opening Day 2022”

2021 Picking Protocols

Berries are turning color and will soon be ready for picking!  Below are our 2021 Picking Protocols: Picking will continue to be by appointment only. This will give your family lots of space in the field!  We plan to allow up to 5 families… Continue Reading “2021 Picking Protocols”

Blueberry & Bacon Pizza

Try this Pack House Farm original recipe for Blueberry & Bacon Pizza!

Tips for Picking & Handling Fresh Blueberries

Whether you have visited Pack House Farm, another local pick-your-own farm, or are selecting berries at the grocery store, these tips will help you get the best berries this summer! Size doesn’t equal ripeness, it’s all about color! Ripe berries are deep blue-purple to… Continue Reading “Tips for Picking & Handling Fresh Blueberries”

Blueberry Day at the State Farmers Market!

My earliest childhood memory is helping my grandparents sell sweet corn and other produce at a Farmers Market in Carrboro, NC. Thirty-some years later, one of my favorite things to do is visit a Farmers Market. I’m sure it is the combination of business,… Continue Reading “Blueberry Day at the State Farmers Market!”

May 2019 – Update

May was a hot, dry month in Central NC. We had to irrigate a little early this year. Blueberries are starting to get a little color – hope to have some ready by mid-June. The bees are working the 2019 blackberry crop like it’s… Continue Reading “May 2019 – Update”

April 2019 – Update

To be honest, life and rain have gotten in the way of spending a lot of time in Chatham lately.  After the Plane Pull and before church, we put in a couple hours at the farm. The blooms are starting to turn into fruit.… Continue Reading “April 2019 – Update”