Sweet Corn Ready THIS WEEK

Summer produce is growing nicely and is NOT READY due to wet, cool spring. We are taking orders now at orders@oliverproduce.com so when it does become available we will hit the ground running and move it!!

Below is a list of what we have, how its packaged and the cost. By pre-ordering, we will try to schedule your pickup on a day that works best for you. Please include your name, best phone number, product and quantity.

Butterbeans and Crowder Peas: quart bag/1 pound $6; gallon bag/5 pounds $23 –  2 bags is a little better than a bushel.

Sweet Corn: $5 doz; $20 50 ears; $35 100 ears.

Edamame and snaps/green beans: $1.50 pound or $30 bushel bag.

Other items growing but not priced yet: spaghetti squash, tomatoes and watermelons.

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Mid to late July and into August

Summer produce is growing nicely and is NOT READY due to wet, cool spring. We are taking orders now at order@oliverproduce.com so when it does become available we will hit the ground running and move it!!

Below is a list of what we have, how its packaged and the cost. By pre-ordering, we will try to schedule your pickup on a day that works best for you. Please include your name, best phone number, product and quantity.

Butterbeans and Crowder Peas: quart bag/1 pound $6; gallon bag/5 pounds $23 –  2 bags is a little better than a bushel.

Sweet Corn: $5 doz; $20 50 ears; $35 100 ears.

Edamame and snaps/green beans: $1.50 pound or $30 bushel bag.

Other items growing but not priced yet: spaghetti squash, tomatoes and watermelons.

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Summer produce is growing

Summer produce is growing nicely. We are taking orders now at order@oliverproduce.com. Below is a list of what we have, how its packaged and the cost. By pre-ordering, we will schedule your pickup on a day that works best for you. Please include your name, best phone number, product and quantity.

Butterbeans and Crowder Peas: quart bag/1 pound $6; gallon bag/5 pounds $23 –  2 bags is a little better than a bushel.

Sweet Corn: $5 doz; $20 50 ears; $35 100 ears.

Edamame and snaps/green beans: $1.50 pound or $30 bushel bag.

Other items growing but not priced yet: spaghetti squash, tomatoes and watermelons.

Butterbeans

Summer produce is growing nicely. Taking pre-orders now at orders@oliverproduce.com. Butterbeans before shelling.

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Strawberry Field Closed

The strawberry field for 2016 is done!

We now turn our focus to summer crops: sweet corn, butter beans, edamame and green beans. With the wet, cool spring, we anticipate picking mid to late July.

To get on the pre-order list, send us an email to orders@oliverproduce.com with name, phone number, produce and quantity and we will call/email to schedule when it’s ready.

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UPDATE-field on honor system

We started the season April 20. 5 weeks picking and rains have made a enjoyable experience a task today. The field is open for you to pick what you can and pay what you feel is fair. The flavor is still good, it’s just the availablilty and damaged berries that leave us cautioning our customers. (Keeping in mind, I wouldn’t drive a long way. Local customers, this is for your picking pleasure).

SO, while I anticipate berries coming next week, maybe even this weekend, today and tomorrow are more work than it’s worth. Holiday weekends are when people want to come – either to take some with you or for the family fun event. Just be advised – this is the condition of the field near seasons end.

We appreciate your patience and support this year through the cold and the wet. Here at Oliver Farms, we love what we do and this part of the season is the toughest because while berries are out there, it’s a job to pick them.

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Field opens at 8am

We will be open for you pick only for the rest of the season. Hard to believe the season started over a month ago – April 20.

We are nearing the end of the season: plants are putting on runners and berries are not as easy to come by. Picking time is longer as the season ends and as you watch for the damaged berries from all of the recent rain.

We plan on the field being open all weekend and Memorial Day but please check back for picking updates by visiting here, our facebook Oliver Farms Produce-Smithfield, VA or calling 757-255-4563.

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8am-7pm

The field is open til 7pm. Please keep in mind, the season is perhaps another 10-14 days.
Picking all depends on where you are in the field, and time of day, as to how plentiful they are.

If you are a casual, love the country air picking atmosphere, we are still good in the afternoon/evening-come on over. If you have somewhere to be and only have a few minutes and want them to jump in your basket, earlier in the day is your best chance for that.

Don’t let this season pass you by, come see us over the next few days to freeze, preserve or enjoy the fruits of labor.

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