Hours & News

UPDATED JANUARY ;
WHAT DO WE DO AT THE BERRY PATCH IN THE WINTER? 

 Strawberry mulching ( covering with organic wheat straw). DONE

Pruning of  cherries, apples, blueberries, raspberries , and blackberries , Jan- Mar.
spreading mulch on blueberries, and cherry trees. DONE
growers meetings in state and out of state, Iowa mtgs in Jan.
Planing and ordering next years variety trials
repair and maintain machinery  (always)
  




Thanks for a great season ! See you in June for strawberries !

 apples sales  continues in January  by appointment ( call 515 382 5138) 



  Baked goods,jams, jellies  at  our Country Store Kitchen














 Apples :  picked for you---  Gold Delicous,  Chieftain 





   call  515 382 5138 for hourly updates or appointments 



We offer pick-your-own or ready picked fruits and berries in season. No admission charge, containers provided
 

The Berry Patch Farm is about 25 miles northeast of Des Moines and about 14 miles east southeast of Ames

see Directions in left column.