The 7-acre berry patch at Tallboots farm is home to many varieties of berries, some are very uncommon and not easily found in the Region anywhere. Pick you own during the season, or, call ahead to pick up your order in advance. We bring our berries along to the Farmer’s Markets in the summer months and they make the best, freshest preserves, jams, and jellies.
We provide the buckets and baskets, 4 quarts, or 3 litre bucket, or please bring your own containers, we charge by weight.
All About The Berries
A cross between a blackberry and a raspberry, the tayberry originated in Europe. Not as tart as a blackberry, or as sweet as a raspberry. A very different taste, this berry makes a great jam and is used the same as a raspberry or a blackberry
Late JulyThe Prelude variety is an early crop, usually ready the first of July, with a slightly smaller berry but a little more sweet than others
1st crop: First week of July
2nd crop: First week of September until late October
A customer favourite and not widely grown in the area are the Yellow variety raspberries, called Fall Gold. The large yellow fruit is sweeter than the reds.
Two crops, 2nd week of July, and a fall crop early September
Black raspberries are a summer crop, producing the smallest but the sweetest of the raspberry family at Tallboots, and is not widely available for picking or sale.
Mid July, one crop