The fresh saskatoon berry season will be over soon in many areas

POSTED IN For Consumers ON 7/12/2017

Many members of the Institute that offer U-Pick are saying that the opportunity to pick saskatoons may be over within the next 5-7 days.

It may not be too late, yet.

South Island Saskatoons in Victoria Island, BC reports that they still have fruit ready to pick, but not for much longer.

Jacobs Farm in Traverse City, MI has fruit left on the bush as this post is being written, but much of that will be gone by the end of this coming weekend.

Will spotted wing Drosophila become a pest of saskatoon berries in 2017?

POSTED IN For Growers ON 7/5/2017

Duke Elsner, of The Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center, has been studying spotted wind Drosophila (SWD) for the last few years.

In this article

Will spotted wing Drosophila become a pest of saskatoon berries in 2017?

he reports some of his findings, and suggests some ways to deal with SWD if you are seeing them in your orchard.

Saskatoons arrive in Elk Rapids Farmers Market

POSTED IN For Consumers ON 7/2/2017

UPDATE: Saskatoon Michigan reports that business has been very good and their fresh fruit is now depleted. So they will have no more fresh fruit to sell at the Elk Rapids Farmers market until 2018.

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Saskatoon Michigan has a booth at the Elk Rapids Farmers Market, which is open Fridays from 8:00 – Noon.

Fresh berries will last only a few weeks.

Other available products include saskatoon jam and saskatoon pie filling.

Whichever form you prefer, saskatoons are unique, healthy and refreshing.

Jacobs Farm now has saskatoons ready to U-Pick!

POSTED IN For Consumers ON 7/2/2017

Stop by and see us!  Pick a pint or a while pale!  Bring the kids. Fun for the whole family!

Open from sunrise to sunset.

We have some strawberries left too, and the raspberries will be ready soon.

The saskatoons will only be here for about 3 weeks, so don’t delay.

Jacobs Farm Enterprises, LLC