After my Mammo, we went to pick up our Grandson Ben and headed out the to the Green Bluff Growers - an association of small family farms and farm stands formed in 1902. This association includes picking your own fruit and veggies, a winery, a Christmas tree farm, festivals, etc. It's located 15 miles north of Spokane and nestled in the foothills of Mt. Spokane - let me tell you the views are breathtaking.
We headed up to the Greenbluffs area with a late breakfast in mind and we went to Walters Farm to enjoy huckleberry pancakes that were soooooooooooo delish!! CR had a homemade biscuit breakfast sandwich. After stuffing ourselves it was time to pick peaches. So we headed out on a seated trailer pulled by an old tractor:
|Walters Fruit Ranch|
|Our Tractor awaits|
|We stopped here in the middle of the orchard for directions and picking|
|Look at how loaded the trees were|
|That's Ben and Grandpa going in for some picking|
From there we went on to a few other farms and picked green beans and tomatoes. Then we stopped at another farm and had ice cream. After that we were just so hot and sick of the heat, we decided to run some errands. And at the end of the day we ended up at Barnes and Noble where Ben found a couple of books and we met his parents and all went out for a delicious dinner at the Mustard Seed Restaurant.
I have to admit the heat wasn't the only thing that got to me that day, I was nervous as heck because the next morning was my cancer check. I was so uptight wanting to be tumor free I don't think I was a very fun Grandma to be around, although I tried. And as we all know - I was tumor free and right now I'm recovering from my first chemo treatment. Not feeling the best, but that's just the nature of the beast.
So have you been out fruit picking this summer and if so what did you pick??
Happy Stitches and Hugs,