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25th September 2017 - Sherwood Orchards Update

Updates for the week:

There are a small amount of grapes to pick- they are $2.00/lb and you should bring your own clippers for them. We still have a small amount of Brooks Plums, similar to Italian Plums but larger and sweet. This will be the last week for those as they are beginning to become overripe. The picker pictured below would be helpful in picking the plums. There are many marked apples as well to pick. The apple varieties are listed on our website. All u-pick fruit is $1/lb. There are also some super sweet French Petite Prunes already picked for $1/lb, and some picked Bosc or Bartlett Pears for $1/lb.



24th September 2017 - Last Week for U-Pick Grapes?

This may be the last week for u-pick Chardonnay grapes at Sauvie Island Lavender Farm. Don’t miss out!

Fill your own grocery bag or one we provide for just $5.


22nd September 2017 - Braeburn and Grany Smith apples are now available

Braeburn and Granny Smith apples are now ready for picking along with some Fuji, Gala, Jonagold and Kings. We are getting near the end of our season but hope to be harvesting for another 3 weeks, weather permitting. So grab your family and friends and come over and see us (and maybe pick and apple or two while our here) :)


21st September 2017 - FRESH PICKED JONAGOLD APPLES

Mason Hill Orchard's self service stand (honor system) is Open everyday with just picked Jonagold, Honeycrisp, and Gala apples also Asian pears in 5, 10, & 20lb bags and 40lb bushel boxes. Also available starting this weekend pumpkins & gourds. Sorry NO U-pick available. Our stand is located North of the Sunset Highway take exit #59 Jackson School Rd follow the apple signs to Mason Hill Rd. We are farm #42 in the Tri-County Farm Fresh Food Guide. For further information call 503-647-5669.


18th September 2017 - Sherwood Orchards Update

We still have Brooks Plums, similar to Italian Plums but larger and sweet. We also have a few Italian Plums left. There are many marked apples as well as Seckel Pears now to pick. The apple varieties are listed on our website. All u-pick fruit is $1/lb. There are also some super sweet French Petite Prunes already picked for $2/lb. And some picked Bartlett Pears for $1/lb.


17th September 2017 - $5 days at Sauvie Island Lavender Farm

Chardonnay seedless grapes are ripe and ready for u-pick at Sauvie Island Lavender Farm. What do do with these sweet green grapes?

  • Make Jelly!
  • Make Grape Juice
  • Dehydrate! They make great raisins.
  • Eat Them.They are yummy.
  • Make Wine!
  • Freeze Them!

Bring your own grocery bag or use one of ours. $5 a bag for grapes. That’s a lot of grapes!


15th September 2017 - Grass fed/finished Beef Shares Available!

Soggy Feet Enterprises Certified Grass Fed Beef

**We are taking reservations for our October and November harvests! These will be our last harvests for 2017. Our next availability after October and November will be in early spring of 2018.....don't miss out on your last chances to fill your freezer for the winter! We do have ground beef in stock now- ready to BBQ!


15th September 2017 - weekly update from Bells Orchard

This week we have Fuji, Gala and Jonagold apples along with a few bartlett pears.

We also sell honey from our own bees here at the orchard. The cost is $13.00 per pint.

Our fall hours are 10:00-5:00 Fridays and Saturdays. During the week we also schedule classroom field trips for pre-school and elementary school kids. Call us to make an appointment.


14th September 2017 - FRESH PICKED HONEYCRISP APPLES

Mason Hill Orchard's self service stand is Open with already picked Honeycrisp, Gala, MacIntosh Apples, and Asian Pears in 5 lb, 10 lb, 20 lb. bags and 40 lb bushel boxes. All of our fruit is of excellent quality. Sorry NO U-Pick. Our stand is located North of the Sunset Highway take exit #59 Jackson School Road follow the apple signs to our stand on Mason Hill Rd. We are Farm #42 in the Tri-County Farm Fresh Food Guide. For further information call 503-647-5669.


11th September 2017 - Sherwood Orchards Updatei

Updates for the week:

We are open today 9-5, but closed Tuesday-Thursday. Will be open Friday and Saturday, please check the website for hours.

We still have some Italian Plums left- will need the picker to pick them from the upper parts of the trees. There are a large variety of apples that will be updated on the website later today. We also have pre-picked French petite prunes for $2/lb. All other fruit is $1/lb.