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Vollmer Farm Offers Locals a “Share” of the Farm

Vollmer Farm Offers Locals a “Share” of the Farm

Have you ever been to Bunn, NC?  From Wake Forest, it’s about a 20-minute drive.  There is usually a steady stream of cars, families, preschools, and groups, heading that way on 98 toward Vollmer Farm in April and May, when they open their “pick your own” strawberry fields, but there is so much more to Vollmer than strawberries! […]

Last Chance to Pick Berries at Vollmer Farm!

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Last Chance to Pick Berries at Vollmer Farm!

We just received word that this is the last weekend to pick blue- and black-berries at Vollmer farm.  They also have other fresh fruits and vegetables from local farms available this weekend, along with their homemade ice cream.  However, the market and ice cream shop will be closing on August 1st to make room for […]

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Vollmer Farms is Summertime Fun!

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Vollmer Farms is Summertime Fun!

In his latest newsletter, Uncle Russell encourages visitors to check out the new storyboard in the Farmer’s Market to learn more of the history of the farm.  He also says that the blackberries and blueberries are at peak ripeness and flavor!  Also, if you’re looking for something to do during the week: How about a […]

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Pick Some Strawberries at Vollmer Farm This Weekend!

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According to their latest newsletter, taking Mom to pick strawberries is a good way to spend Mother’s Day: It’s become a tradition with many families to bring mom to Vollmer Farm to pick strawberries on her special weekend.  Picking strawberries is such a fun family activity and what better way to show mom how much […]

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Vollmer Farm Starts Annual CSA Program

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Vollmer Farm Starts Annual CSA Program

Who’s Your Farmer? Farmer John wants you to join the “Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)” program at Vollmer Farm. The program allows you to have fresh organically grown produce delivered to a location near you. Interested?

What You Get:

  • 20 weeks of fresh produce from April to August delivered to your local community
  • Organic and local fruits and vegetables from a farm and farmer you know
  • Flavorful and nutritious food harvested at the peak of freshness

A weekly e-letter from Farmer John to let you know what is coming. It also includes food preparation and storage tips and recipe suggestions to help you prepare your upcoming weekly share.

Want to know more? Lots of information about the program is posted at their Web Site.

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Back Forty Opening Soon At Vollmer Farm

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Vollmer Farm LogoThe Back Forty at Vollmer Farm will be open on weekends from September 26 – November 1. In case you’re not sure what you’re missing, we’ve listed a few of the things you might see and do there:

  • Hay Ride
  • 2 Playgrounds
  • Great Pumpkin Jump
  • Puzzle Corn Maze
  • Udder Run Barrel Train
  • No Left Turn Rope Maze
  • Duck Races
  • Rat Racers
  • Tot Rocket Zip Line
  • Farm Animals
  • Windmill Mountain – 40 Foot Underground Slide
  • Corn Cube – Over 100 Bushels of Corn

For more information, and some a great photo gallery, check out Vollmer Farm’s home on the Web.

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Blueberry Prices Drop at Vollmer

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Blueberry Prices Drop at Vollmer

Vollmer Farm BlueberriesVollmer Farm is trying out “pick-your-own” blueberries for the first time this year. According to their newsletter, things are going well:

Farmer John is very happy with the way production is going, and we are able to offer “you-pick” everyday of the week. The other good news is that we have also lowered the price due to the great crop of berries.

If you’re looking for something to do, and can handle the heat, it sounds like fun. Find out more at their Web site.

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