Category Archives: for purchase

Thornless Blackberry Season Opening

Blackberry U-Pick Season opens at Quarteramish farm on July 17th.  Hours  7:30-7:00 daily.  Closed July 19th. Pre-picked berries are available with reservation.  Bring your own containers or we will provide picking trays.  Children are welcome to pick with adult supervision. … Continue reading

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Red Raspberries are the Taste of Summer

We just finished the rush of our county 4H fair!  I love fair week; and I’m glad it’s over till next year. When we finally got back to tending the farm, we discovered the red raspberries beginning to ripen.  Looks … Continue reading

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Taking Reservations for blackberry picking slots

The sun has come out and the berries are ripening at a quicker pace.  Quarter Amish is now taking reservations for blackberry picking slots for the week of July 15-20th.  If you are interested in reserving an appointment please contact … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own Blackberries!

Last year began an adventure on our farm.  My husband, the horticulturist, built a high-tunnel greenhouse and together we planted two hundred thorn-less blackberry plants along with some red raspberries. We tended and nurtured the plants, and with great anticipation, … Continue reading

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Squeaky clean and loving it…

I made a batch of soap before Christmas I was so excited about, I could hardly wait the four weeks required to complete the cure, before using it.  I used my standard olive oil and goat milk soap recipe but  … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas

Every year people prepare for Christmas gift giving in their own way.  Some like my father, wait until the last possible moment to go shopping,  taking advantage of extreme sales.  Others, storm retail stores on Black Friday like the barbarian … Continue reading

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Enjoying the sweet days of summer…

I am a teacher by profession and beginning next Friday I will be back at school teaching music to high school students.  I love to be an educator! I love my students; most of the time.  One of the biggest … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Soap Recipe

I have been asked to share a soap recipe and I thought Olive Oil would be a good choice.   I love its gentleness and the luxury of a rich lather. One of Life’s Simple Pleasures for me is showering with … Continue reading

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