Our fall flush of raspberries has finally arrived on our 10 rows of raspberries. It is time for jam making this weekend! HoneyBee U-pick will continue to be open on the weekends, so Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24 we will see you anytime from 8 AM to 4 PM. We will not be open on weekdays usually due to staffing shortages. However, we have opened a SELF SERVE produce wagon stand with a Payment Box, so you can come all week long to get produce, such as sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic, and now WINTER SQUASH, even if our raspberry patch is not open. On the weekends though, you can always pop on over to the barn for extra Tantre produce, Elder Farms eggs, and HoneyBee honey, even after the berries stop producing at the end of September, since our farm stand will be open always on Saturdays from 8 AM until 12 PM for our usual CSA distribution through October. All sorts of pumpkins and squash are ripening as well, so they will start appearing on the pumpkin wagon towards the end of September! A very small u-pick flower garden of dahlias, strawflower, globe amaranth, and sunflowers is also open now for picking. Stay tuned for updates!
You may also be interested in our weekly CSA the Immune Booster. You can sign up by midnight Wednesdays! For more details about our other CSA programs, please go to the CSA Info tab.
Tantré Farm started its very first crops of potatoes, winter squash, and garlic in 1993 on a 40-acre parcel. Since then our farm has grown to include about 80 to 100 varieties of vegetables, mushrooms, and a small variety of herbs and flowers. Our fruit crops include strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, pears, melons, and more depending on the fruit weather. In addition to that, we have a dog, some cats, a small flock of egg-laying chickens and ducks, a few pigs, and a small herd of cows. Now our farmland has grown to about 115 acres of wetland, woods, and sand-loam fields in the area.
We sell our produce through CSA shares, at various local stores, restaurants, and also at the Ann Arbor and Chelsea Farmers Markets.
Richard and Deb, along with their daughter, Ariana, live on-site year round. Seasonal workers or interns join them for various parts of the year, living and working together