Today’s Farm News

Current Conditions for Wednesday, August 10 ~ 

Pick Your Own Blueberries at Parlee Farms

Wednesday is forecast to be in the 70s ~ it looks like a beautiful day today! This is what is will be happening at the farm today, including hours:

  • PICK YOUR OWN BLUEBERRIES:
    • Open 8am – 1:30pm (last entrance) with EXCELLENT PICKING. We will be picking in the main field.
    • The blueberry season will last another 10-14 days.  This is one of the best crops of blueberries that we have ever grown!
    • Pricing and guidelines are listed below.
  • CUT YOUR OWN FLOWERS:
    • Open 8:30am – 1:30pm (last entrance).
    •  The Flower Garden is STUNNING!  It is home to Zinnias, Dahlias, Gladiolus, Sunflowers (branching), and more than 20 different filler flowers ~ it is spectacular!
    • Please check out our PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY.  Thank you!
    • Pricing and guidelines are listed below.

 

  • PICK YOUR OWN PEACHES:
    • Open 8:30am – 12:30pm (last entrance).
    •  Beautiful YELLOW PEACHES will be available.
    • It is a 10 minute walk to the peaches.  Wear comfortable shoes!
    • Pricing and guidelines are listed below.

 

  • FARMSTAND   open Tuesday – Saturday 8am-2:30pm, Sunday 8am-1pm and closed on Monday
    • On WEDNESDAY, we will have the following available ~ 
      • our own NON-GMO CORN
      • our own BLUEBERRIES
      • our own FLOWER BUNCHES  
      • our own PEACHES
      • our own STRAWBERRIES
      • APPLE CIDER DONUTS and farm made Bakery Items 
      • our FARM MADE FROZEN BLUEBERRY CRISP,
      • Local Vegetables including field tomatoes
      • Jams, Dressing, Honey, local Maple products,
      • Salsa, Marinades,  and Sauces
      • Please bring your reusable bag to bring your Farmstand purchase home.  We will have reusable bags for sale for $0.20 each.
    • MARY’S COUNTRY KITCHEN  open Tues – Sat 8am – 2pm, Sunday 8am-12:30pm, and closed on Monday – closes 1/2 hour before Farmstand 
    • Offers Warm Blueberry Crisp, Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake, Ice Cream, Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches, frozen Apple Cider, and more.
    • ANNIE’S ANIMAL BARNS : open Tues – Sat 8am-2:30pm, Sunday 8am-1pm and closed on Monday
      •  Our goats (including 20 newborn goats!), sheep, and bunnies will be happy to see you!  The chickens will be arriving soon!

      Cut Your Own Flowers at Parlee FarmsFLOWER PYO COST:

      • $3 admission for each adult and child over the age of 1. Wristband is required for entry into the field.
      • $11.99 / lb for all the flowers that you pick.
      • You may use our scissors and buckets for picking.  We will wrap the flowers in paper for you to take them home.
      • BRING YOUR OWN BUCKET and we will take $1 off your pyo purchase! Why?
        • It will save you a lot of time at check in and check out.
        • Also, we will fill your bucket with water and your flowers will stay hydrated for the trip home.

      Pick Your Own Blueberries at Parlee FarmsBLUEBERRY PYO COST:

      • $35 for a LARGE CONTAINER (about 6 lbs) blueberry bucket allows entrance for up to 4 people
        • NEW THIS YEAR: The Large Blueberry Bucket will be given to you to take home your blueberries.
        • If you bring it back to pick blueberries into it, you will receive a $1 off the cost of the large container price ($35 to $34).
        • It can be used all blueberry season.  It cannot be used for other picking.
      • $20 for a MEDIUM CONTAINER (about 3 lbs) blueberry box allows entrance for up to  2 people
      • $12 for a SMALL CONTAINER (about 1.5 lbs) blueberry box allows entrance for 1 person
      • $6.50 for KID’S BLUEBERRY PINT allows entrance for 1 child (12 yrs and under only)
      • Anyone over the age of 1 yr is counted in the people count.

      PEACH PYO COST:

      • $35 for a LARGE CONTAINER (about 12 lbs) box allows entrance for up to 4 people
      • $24 for a MEDIUM CONTAINER (about 6 lbs) box allows entrance for up to 2 people
      • $13 for a SMALL CONTAINER (about 2 lbs) box allows entrance for up to 1 person
      • Anyone over the age of 1 yr is counted in the people count.

      PYO INFORMATION and GUIDELINES:

      • We do not pick every day, so always check here before leaving home to check picking conditions and availability.
      • Blueberry Picking will last through mid-August.
      • Peach Picking will last through August.
      • Cut Your Own Flowers will last through September.
      • PYO Blueberries and Peaches will be sold by the container and prepaid before picking. New, single use containers will be provided.
      • All fruit picked must fit into the container purchased.
      • Prepaid Box and Tickets are required to into the field.
      • No eating or sampling while in the field.
      • No reusable bags, personal containers, or backpacks permitted in the field. Please reduce what personal items you need in the field to just the essentials.
      • Strollers are permitted in the picking fields.
      • Children must be kept close at all times.
      • The fields will close if heavy rain and/or thunder is in the area.
      • No reservations needed for pick your own.

      Pick Your Own Peaches at Parlee FarmsFREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS :

      • For the safety and comfort of all, NO PETS and NO SMOKING on the farm. 
      • We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and cash for payment.  We are unable to accept Apple Pay or Google Pay at this time.
      • Please no outside food.  Our picnic area is reserved for patrons of the Farmstand and/or Mary’s Country Kitchen.  Thank you for your understanding.
      • Please check out FAQs section for the answers to more common questions.

      We will also continue to update what is happening on the farm through our Instagram page, our Facebook Page, and our Email Newsletters (link below) ~ we hope you follow us! See you soon!

       

       

      Parlee Farms Best PYO Fruit FarmWe are very excited that Parlee Farms was named by the editors of Yankee Magazine THE BEST PYO FRUIT FARM in MASSACHUSETTS!  We are so thrilled by this honor.  However, we know that this recognition would not be possible without the outstanding team members who are the face of Parlee Farms and the wonderful customers who have supported us for 35 years.  Thank you!