Nottawa Fruit Farm is a family-owned farm specializing in quality produce and lots of wholesome family activities. A visit to the Farm Market is more than a shopping excursion--it is an experience! The Market features only home-grown produce and a huge selection of jams, jellies, salad dressings, honeys, relishes and more. The home-style bakery offers a 'taste of yesterday today;' the homemade bread is featured in the popular Box Lunches. The Petting Barn acts as a magnet for visiting children. The many choices of group programs that are designed for all ages--pre-schoolers to golden agers.
Owners Don and Eleanor Iott are former educators who believe in being good stewards of the land and employing farming practices that protect our environment. Even though they have grown produce for over twenty years, this is the first year of offering CSA's.
Hard-shelled Gourds are available all season long. June Strawberries, Purple Raspberries(July) and Red Raspberries(September) can be U-Picked or purchased in the Farm Market in season.
The Farm opens May 1 and closes October 31. The six-month operation begins with Asparagus and Rhubarb. June brings *Strawberries; July has Sweet Corn, Blueberries and many other smaller produce items; August has Peaches, Tomatoes; September brings *Fall Raspberries, Apples, Winter Squash; October brings lots of Pumpkins, various types of Gourds and other Fall decorative items.
*Strawberries are available as U-Pick and Ready-Picked; Raspberries are available both U-Pick and Ready-Picked.
Season: June through September
Type: single farm
# of Shares: 50
Full Share: $220/year for 12 specially-prepared packs of produce--a savings of 20% from retail cost.
Work Req? No
U-Pick season is determined by the availability of the a specific commodity which is usually determined by the weather. It is imperative that the Farm Market is contacted for time and days. The hours are not be the same as the Market's.
Nottawa Fruit Farm located three miles east of Centreville, Michigan, on Hwy M-86 and is open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Tuesday-Sunday, closed on Mondays.
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