Grow Your Own Blueberries
Moss Funnel Farms is offering outstanding blueberry bushes for sale this spring. These are 2-3 foot blueberry bushes in two gallon containers, which will have fruit this year.
Three Chicago area and one Kalamazoo pickup location(s) for late April/early May.
You will receive two bushes especially suited for our area with each order (cross pollination) We provide complete instructions for growing successfully in your area.
You will receive one “Blue Jay” and one “Draper” bush. Blue Jays grow to 5 -7 feet and ripen in early July. Flavor is mild. Draper, grow to about the same height but ripen later in July. Its flavor is good and the berry is crisp. Draper is considered by plant breeders as the up-and-coming blueberry due to its heartiness, fine quality, and flavor.
You can pick-up your order from one of three Chicago area locations:
and one Kalamazoo area location
Great Introductory price of only $39 per order for two! These are not the little plants you get at a big box store. These are professional size plants, the same as we use here at the farm.
Each order includes complete instructions for areas with various soil types. Limited availability, so don’t wait. Orders must be placed by April 15!
Want Low Bush blueberries for small spaces and planters? Buyers will receive two “Chippewa” variety plants, which grow to 32 inches. This bush has glossy green foliage. Fruit is nickel size. They are two years old and will have some berries this year. Root damage can occur at 6 degrees F, so they will need to be protected in winter. To order, type “low bush” into Instructions to Merchant section of Paypal order form.
Two pounds of summer…
Those jersey blueberries came and went way too fast last summer! Ah, but we grabbed a whole bunch of them before they got away and they’re neatly packed and ready for those months when we count the days.
With Joe’s Winter CSA. each month you’ll get four pounds of those so-sweet jerseys. You can sign up for three, or six months. There are be pick up locations throughout the Chicago metro area.
Even if you’ve squirreled a whole bunch away in the freezer, Joe’s Premium Frozen make great gifts. Hit the Place an Order link on this page. The season’s not over, it’s just starting!
Rent your own Blueberry Bush for Next Summer
Rent your own Blueberry Bush for summer 2015. Only $35. Also makes a great Christmas present or birthday gift. Each certificate is numbered to correspond to a specific plant at our Bangor, Michigan farm. Owners are guaranteed at least 12 pounds of blueberries during the coming season. You can visit and pick as often as you like. Can’t get there? We can deliver or ship fresh berries to you. Click here for details and to order now.
Looking to next summer…
Getting past the snow and cold. Our focus is on spring and new initiatives for the coming season:
- Expanded U-pick in the Kalamazoo area – We will again working with Amy and Jody, the granddaughters and grand nieces of legendary blueberry growers Frank and Joe (coincidence?) Kovach as their farm continues to offer naturally grown blue crop and jersey U-pick, just a few miles outside Kalamazoo near Kendall. Come pick and visit our new farm market there. More info to come
- New early U-pick near South Haven – We’ll have a new u-pick facility just north of Grand Junction where you’ll be able to pick juicy blue crop berries just after July 4.
- Late picking – we’ll also have some versatile, late season elliotts for picking come late next summer to give you a chance to grab some great late season berries near Bangor.
- Brand of Farmers – we will continuing working with a half dozen small farms like ourselves committed to going organic so we can bring a large number of naturally grown frozen premium berries to new markets in the Midwest.