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Raspberry buckets overflowing at the farms

Thursday, July 11, 2002

Compiled by Arlene Burnett

If there's a better berry born, tell it to the judge. For our money, you can't beat a raspberry.

 
 
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Given Western Pennsylvania weather, it's a good idea to call before heading to the farm with your basket. Here's a sampling of farms with raspberries:

Paskorz Farm, Star Road off Russellton Road, West Deer, near Deer Lakes High School on Orange Belt; 724-265-3073. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Blueberries and black raspberries to buy, or pick your own.

Triple B Farms, off Route 51 at Elizabeth exit; 724-258-3557. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mondays through Fridays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Red and black available. Adult pickers only.

Sand Hill Berries, Mount Pleasant, 724-547-4760. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Red raspberries only. Raspberries to purchase, but not to pick.

Schramm Farms, Export Road, Harrison City; 724-744-7320. Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Raspberries sold already picked.

Schramm's Farm Market, 291 Crisswell Road, south of Butler; 724-282-3714. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Red and black raspberries for purchase. No U-pick.

Snyder's Farm, Route 68 East, 6 miles northeast of Butler going toward Chicora; 724-445-3116. Hours: 8 a.m. till dark Mondays through Fridays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Red and black raspberry pick-your-own or already picked.

Reilly's Summerseat Farms, 1120 Roosevelt Road, Mount Nebo; 412-364-8270. A few U-pick red and black raspberries with fall-bearing red raspberries in late August. Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays.

Trax Farms, Route 88, Finleyville; 412-835-3246. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Red and black raspberries for purchase. No U-pick.

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