Sweet cherries will be ripe this weekend.

oldroser(z5)June 22, 2006

And I'll be up in Columbia county getting a pailful. The one time of year when it's possible to actually have more cherries than one can eat. Since you aren't weighed before and after picking, I think I'll plan on skipping lunch in favor or an all you can eat cherry fest.

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makalu_gw(z5b NY)

Wow, it seems a bit early for sweet cherries but I hope you're right. Where do you go in Columbia County? I'm in Ulster and there's never enough on the cherry side since I both eat them and brew with them. Definitely worth a drive dodging the storms this weekend.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2006 at 7:01PM
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jayco(5b NY)

Strawberries and sweet cherries are available at several farms on Route 208 in Gardiner--Wright's, Tantillo's, and Dresser's.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2006 at 11:47AM
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nygardener(z6 New York)

Sweet cherries, strawberries, and raspberries were at the Saugerties farm market yesterday.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2006 at 4:28PM
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makalu_gw(z5b NY)

Thanks, Tantillo's is just down the road from me so I'll give that a try on the cherries.

    Bookmark   June 26, 2006 at 7:03AM
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oldroser(z5)

I pick at Fix Bros, just off Route 9G below the Catskill bridge. There's a sign on the east side of the road with an arrow and after that it's signposted the whole way up the mountain. They were $1.50 a pound and it's a monster crop so I plan to go back tomorrow.
Sour cherris in a week or so and then peaches the end of August.

    Bookmark   June 26, 2006 at 4:47PM
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