Category: Berries

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”