Here I am picking those giant blackberries last June in North Carolina.
One of the things I miss about North Carolina are the huge fresh blackberries you can hand pick at Lyon Farms. This farm is located just north of Raleigh in a little town called Creedmoor. There, you will find blackberries the size of your thumb! The season is coming up quickly, so if you live in the Raleigh area, Lyon Farms is a foodie find for you blackberry lovers. For me, the best part about picking them is nibbling on a few while you are gathering them in your bucket. I used to pick so many berries that I would have to stuff several bags of them into my freezer for future use. Darn. [Read more…]