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Silverside Farm U Pick Berry Experience
Aug 1 at 8:00am - 4:00pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 31
An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 31
When you arrive at Silverside Farm you will have 40 acres of Cowichan Valley beauty rise up to meet you. We like to create a family atmosphere, and picking blueberries is a fun and inexpensive way to spend time together outdoors. All ages can come and pick, regardless of experience! Blueberries are ready this week, and we can tell you that they are as plump, juicy, and delicious as always
Look for the berries that are ripe and firm, with little to no redness on them. The sun-side does ripen first and any redness can mean that the berry is still tart. Please pick as many ripe berries as you can from the same bush before moving onto the next. Another important thing is that blueberries will get hot in the sun, and no one likes a sweaty berry! Aim to head home right after you pick so that your berries don’t get hot and turn to mush.
It is important to be sun-safe! We encourage you to wear a large hat,
long sleeves, and sunscreen when here for your visit.
Don’t worry – if you didn’t pick as many berries as you wanted,
you can come back again and again throughout the season!
July 16th – August 30th
Thursdays/Fridays 12pm – 6pm
Saturdays/Sundays 8am – 4pm
As we are a working farm with a variety of animals, we ask that you please leave your furry family members at home.