Briermere Farms, located in nearby Riverhead NY, provides fresh local fruit for our fruit share. The farm is not certified organic, however they certainly aim for as little conventional spray as possible given the wet climate of NY. Many organic practices are integrated into the growing program and they produce their own compost as well.
It is an 18 week share beginning July 7th/8th and ending November 3rd/4th. There is the possibility that the share will begin sooner, depending on the weather and the timing of the ripening of the fruit. We will contact you if there is any change of starting date.
The share begins with blueberries (1pint), raspberries (1/2pint), gooseberries (1pint) or rhubarb (1 bunch) Each week you will receive 2 boxes or bunches of berries/rhubarb in any combination.
LATE JULY AND AUGUST
The share offers yellow, white or doughnut peaches, and possibly some plums. Each week you will receive six (6) lbs of peaches/plumsin any combination OR three (3) lbs of peaches/plums and one (1) box of berries.
The share offers apples (in many varieties), pears and sometimes peaches. Each week you will receive six (6) lbs of apples/pears/peaches OR three (3) lbs of apples and three (3) lbs of peaches/pears.
OCTOBER & NOVEMBER
The share offers apples in many varieties and pears in a few varieties. Each week you will receive six (6) lbs of apples and pears in any combination.
$250 for 18 weeks ($13.88/week)
*You must be a vegetable share member to participate.
For more information visit their website: www.briermere.com