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Blackberry time!


If you haven’t picked blackberries at Silvas Farms yet, grab your gardening gloves and give it a go! They will be opening berry season on Wednesday, May 2nd. Sandy, the owner, says that the berries look great this year and that there are a lot more than last year! We went berry picking last May […]

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Okie dokie Artichokie!


Check out these gorgeous artichokes we picked at “From the Farm“! We went out with our fun group of moms from MOMS Club of Yuma Southwest. Picking artichokes is super easy. You just snap them off, so even the kids could do it with no problem (unlike our previous attempts at tangelo and blackberry picking, […]

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Blackberry season is just around the corner!


We love to pick blackberries at Silvas Farms each year and I eagerly await the start of blackberry season.  The last time we took the whole family, my only regret was that we didn’t pick more blackberries!  We have fruit smoothies (blend yogurt, frozen fruit, and apple juice) at least once a week and the blackberries didn’t last […]

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Pick-your-own Artichokes “From the Farm”


Head over to From the Farm where you can go directly to the field and pick your own artichokes!   From the Farm is located at 5158 South Highway 95, Yuma, AZ 85365. Hours:  Mon – Sat:  9:00 am-5:00 pm    Sun:  9:00 am-3:00 pm Update from From the Farm’s Facebook page on 5/2/12: Our new summer hours will […]

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Hillside Tomatoes: Different locale this weekend


CHANGE OF VENUE! Saturday, March 17 10:00 am to 1:00 pm BURLINGTON COAT Factory area  This weekend, we will again NOT be at our usual location in front of Dillard’s – we will now be located at the Farmer’s Market at the OLD SOUTHGATE MALL in front of Burlington Coat Factory. Come on down and […]

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Yuma’s Locally Grown


Saturdays 10:00 to 1:00 pm Burlington Coat Factory Parking Lot Get FRESH and locally grown vegetables here!!  Yes … another great farmer’s market here in Yuma!

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Yum!


Headlining at the Lettuce Days outdoor kitchen is San Diego chef Brian Malarkey (Searsucker and Burlap restaurants), who gained a nationwide following for his culinary talent and captivating charm as a contestant on “Top Chef. We have TWENTY Lettuce Days Festival Tickets to giveaway!  That’s 4 tickets each for 5 lucky winners.  To enter this giveaway, post a […]

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From the Farm!


If you haven’t stopped by From the Farm, this is your chance!  There are tons of cute items, food, ice cream, and a place for the kids to run around!!!

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BABIES!


 There’s been a recent baby boom at Wild Life World Zoo & Camel Farm, with lots of new baby goats and lambs and this spindly-legged sweety born Jan. 15, Smokey the camel. If you have not been, it’s a fabulous place to take kids, have birthday parties, or take visiting family.  The Admission is $4 […]

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U-Pick Tangelos!


Silvas Farms, a lovely farm in Sommerton, is kicking off their You-Pick Tangelo Season!  The small, sweet fruit are always a big hit with the kids and what better way to enjoy them than to pick your own. “You-pick” Tangelo season begins: We will be opening for the U-Pick season for Tang aloes starting January 6th […]

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