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The Happy Berry

Last updated May 22, 2024

Blackberries Begin May 27!

Open Every Other Day the first week
Monday, May 27
Wednesday, May 29
and Friday, May 31
Hours on these dates are 8am-8pm
Picking will be slow at first but improve rapidly.
Check back here for Memorial Day Weekend plans -
It depends on how quickly the harvest improves this coming week.

Blueberries - Forecast June 10

Lots and LOTS of Blueberries!
It is looking like the biggest crop of blueberries ever!
Stay tuned for updates.

Job Opportunities

The Happy Berry is looking for mature summer employees. The job will entail helping customers checking in and checking out, teaching how to recognize ripe berry and giving instructions on where to go to find berries and perhaps helping to grade the fruit and perhaps checking in fruit from people picking for pre-picked sales.

Sorry - We do not grow Strawberries.

Mile Creek Farm has pre-picked and
Hunter Farms (Easley SC) has both pre-picked and you-pick

Figs, Muscadines & Persimmon

Fig forecast is August 1
Muscadine, seedless and seeded, forecast is August 15
Sweet Persimmon (non astringent!) forecast September 15

Need a Charge?

We have two electric chargers.
Charge your car for free while you are on the farm!


See our Newsletter for
more details!


Hours of Operation

Open Rain or Shine!
Open Every Other Day the first week
Monday, May 27
Wednesday, May 29
and Friday, May 31
Hours on these dates are 8am-8pm
Picking will be slow at first but improve rapidly.

Check back here for Memorial Day Weekend plans -
It depends on how quickly the harvest improves this coming week.

Farmers Markets

2024 Markets -- Soon! (but not yet)

2023 Prices

Cash Preferred. There will be a 4% surcharge for all payments made by credit card.
Pound
(You-pick)
Quart
(Pre-picked)
Gallon
(Pre-picked)
Blackberries $ 4.00 $11.00
*At market $12.00
Blueberries $ 4.00 $11.00
*At market $12.00
Seedless grapes $4.00 $11.00 N/A
*At market $12.00 N/A
Figs tbd tbd N/A
*At market tbd N/A
Muscadines tbd tbd tbd
*At market tbd tbd
Seedless Muscadines
Razzmatazz
Oh My
Oh Gosh
Oh Golly
$tbd $tbd
$tbd
$tbd
*At market $tbd
$tbd
$tbd
Persimmons $tbd / *Pre-picked only
We love it when you bring your own containers.

CAUTION - Please wear shoes with good tread.
Please no sandles or flip flops. The terrain is uneven, and in places, sometimes steep. Please wear shoes with good tread for walking around the farm. See our Picking Tips

Speed limit is 6 miles per hour....
For your own safety as well as others -
Please drive slowly and carefully.

BYOB – Bring-your-own-bucket
We love it when you bring your own buckets. If you have extra plastic buckets or quart cups, we would welcome these donations to the cause.  We can wash and sanitize them and they will be "good to go" for another round.

Parking Tips 
We ask our workers to park at the top of the driveway in order to save parking down near the old farm house for you!  That means that seeing cars at the top does not mean you have to walk in.  If we are really crowded we will have someone at the top to direct parking.  With that said, please note that trailers or RV types of vehicles must park at the top of the driveway in the first parking area.  They should not be taken down to the house because there is not enough room to turn them around.

Preferred method of payment
We love Cash!  We also accept checks, and Visa or Mastercard debit/credit cards.  We are hoping that you will all continue to use cash or checks as much as possible. 

We are now mobile-friendly!
In 2016 we posted our new mobile friendly website. Please let us know if you find any bumps! We would love your input.

Dog Policy
Please leave your pets at home.
We love dogs but it is best not to bring dogs to the farm. We cannot allow dogs in the fields and the parking area is too hot to leave pets in the car. If you cannot avoid having your dog with you, please plan for a member of your group to stay with the dog; stay out of the fields (no one wants berries that were...ah..sprayed); carry doggie bags for the unmentionable; and keep the dog on a 6 foot (or shorter) leash.

More to Look Forward to - Eventually
We no longer have the Japenese Mulberries (taken out by Sudden Wilt disease),
and the Goji berries did not work out.
We have added Giradia mulberries and Jujubes.
And, as always, we will continue tinkering with ways we can lower our impact on the environment,
up our harvest productivity, maintain profitability so we can stay in business,
and better serve our community.
Ask Walker for details and/or Stay tuned for updates!