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Topic: Saskatoon Orchard South East of Brandon?
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C-Bear

7/2/2018 5:56:54 PM
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Saskatoon Orchard South East of Brandon?

Alice Ealing Orchard? Is it still open? The phone number listed online is not in service.  
 
If it's not open, where are people going for saskatoons? Should be ready to go soon, yes?  
 
Thanks

Adam

7/2/2018 6:00:50 PM
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Saakatoons

Interested to hear re this place or another close to town. I gather Riverbend at Portage is good to go and was planning a trip out that way this week!

Flutterby

7/2/2018 7:16:23 PM
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We have been out picking wild ones already. I imagine the U-picks should be going too.

Tiger Barb

7/2/2018 7:25:49 PM
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They should be good this season.

I have a whole ice cream pail from the one bush in my backyard and they are the size of blueberries. More than enough for me!

Degenerate108

7/2/2018 7:29:10 PM
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Riverbend is awesome. Out by Portage.

Adam

7/2/2018 8:29:02 PM
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Wild

Tips on nearby areas to find wild, or is that the kind of info one keeps close to the vest? (Legal, public land of course).  
 
Riverbend should also have Haskaps ready to go. Very underrated when fully ripe and super healthy

curlysister

7/2/2018 10:00:06 PM
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mmm

This is definitely a good year for them. I pick on my sister's land. Two of us picking got an ice cream pain in an hour yesterday. For the most part, private picking spots are kept private because there are people who will go onto private land to pick (without permission) and then sell the berries.

Just an opinion

7/2/2018 10:46:00 PM
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Found this online 2018

  
C-Bear said "Alice Ealing Orchard? Is it still open? The phone number listed online is not in service.  
 
If it's not open, where are people going for saskatoons? Should be ready to go soon, yes?  
 
Thanks "

http://www.pickyourown.org/CNMBwestern.htm  
 
It still shows the Saskatoon listing half way down page.  
Maybe info on it can help.  
 
also one listed on there by Douglas  
 
Edited by ideas, 2018-07-02 22:48:08

Flutterby

7/3/2018 10:16:37 AM
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As Curly sister stated

  
Adam said "Tips on nearby areas to find wild, or is that the kind of info one keeps close to the vest? (Legal, public land of course).  
 
Riverbend should also have Haskaps ready to go. Very underrated when fully ripe and super healthy "

You will most likely find no tips on wild ones because then people trespass and could easily wipe out someone's private berry bushes. It is like gold...  
 
The best tip I can give you is to watch ditches when bushes are blooming in spring and remember where you saw them for when you want to come back later. Keep in mind that if it is by a field/pasture, that only bushes in the ditch are fair game. There is also the fact that they most likely have been sprayed (direct/with drift) by agricultural sprays, so most likely will not be organic just because they are wild.

Brandonfamily

7/3/2018 10:47:24 AM
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Alice Erling Orchard

Alice Erling Orchard is no longer operating. I don't believe the new owners are operating a U pick.

Just an opinion

7/10/2018 8:08:58 AM
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Alexander area

  
C-Bear said "Alice Ealing Orchard? Is it still open? The phone number listed online is not in service.  
 
If it's not open, where are people going for saskatoons? Should be ready to go soon, yes?  
 
Thanks "

C bear and Adam if you are still looking for place close to Brandon  
For Saskatoon''''s upick  
 
 
 
 
Saskatoons fresh picked  
 
$20/pail you pick  
 
$30/pail we pick  
 
no email. phone calls only  
 
Alexander Mb.  
 
Call Pat @ (204) 752-2162  
 
(204) 761-5356  
 
Edited by Just an opinion , 2018-07-10 08:15:15

Nikkol

7/10/2018 12:26:01 PM
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Minnedosa Beach

Saw signs on the highway across from Minnedosa Beach that they were open for U-Pick Saskatoons.

BD57

7/10/2018 12:46:27 PM
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Mountain berry ochards

I went to this place near deloraine to pick Saskatoons. They were delicious and $12 for u-pick. They also have strawberries this year that are also tasty

 
 
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