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No Blueberries in 2017


We have decided to exit the “pick your own” blueberry business. It has been a difficult decision as we started planting our blueberries in batches of 550 plants per year beginning in 1988. Those 2200 plants are almost like our family, having cared for them yearly with the pruning, watering, and weeding.


It is difficult to provide a quality crop consistently every year when our operation is confronted with damaging late frosts, bird scavenging, hail, and the invasion of several insect pests which were not present until recently. We took pride in our operation by not spraying the blueberry fruit. Now there is a new normal which we find is not the way we like to do things. We hope you understand our situation and we appreciate your support over the years.


We continue to raise Christmas trees and apples. There will be no apple or pear crop this year due to the June 11 hailstorm. We will open for “cut your own” Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving.







Morning fog over one field in October

The Covered Bridge Farm is a family owned and operated farm with 20 acres dedicated to cut your own Christmas trees in season.  We will not be open for pick your own blueberries in 2017. We are located in the northern suburbs of the Twin Cities, just 4 mi. north of Hugo, MN.  On the map, we are 3 miles due east, as the crow flies, of the 35E - 35W split on US 61.  Click here for directions.
 
We are part of Minnesota Grown.  Click HERE to visit other fine growers in Minnesota.
 
 

To join our seasonal email list, please click the 'Join Email List' link on the right hand sidebar above.  We will send an e-mail reminder of the upcoming Christmas tree season or blueberry season.  Your e-mail will not be shared with anyone else.

 

Be good to the earth and buy a real Christmas Tree.  The Minnesota Christmas Tree Association has developed a program to show the environmental advantages of using a real Christmas tree.  Click here to view the video.
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