THE U-Pick GARDEN will be closing August 20th. This will be the last year the garden will be open to the public. Next year I'll be operating as a CSA, supplying about 20 regular customers with weekly boxes. Thank you for your support over the last 8 years, but it's time to try something new.

To get a copy of my book, "How To Grow Vegetables In Sitka, Alaska" just give me a call....The books are $20 plus tax. If you live out of town and want me to mail you a copy, you can mail a check for $25.60 to:

Lori Adams
P O Box 6021
Sitka, Alaska

Down To Earth U-Pick Garden is located at 2103 Sawmill Creek Road in Sitka, Alaska. It is open usually from mid-June through late August. Hours are Monday-Saturday 12:00 to 6:30. On Farmer's Market Saturdays I am not open until 2:00. Children are welcome but may not run through the garden or chase the ducks. If you have any questions you can contact me, Lori Adams, at 907-747-6108 or 907-738-2241. My email address is

Monday, October 22, 2012

A Day Out On The Boat

When we are finished with bear hunting season the last thing we usually want to do is go out on the boat for fun.  Because, face it, going out on the boat is work.  But today we broke with tradition and Mr. Adams and I went for a little spin.  The first thing we did was stop and pick up our friend, Larry Hyde.

Larry lives on a little island just outside of town, so he paddled out to the boat to meet us.

While we were underway we had a delicious breakfast of pancakes and bacon....yummy!

And then it was off to explore!! 

 We eventually anchored up and went ashore, and of course we looked for berries...  

Bog Cranberries...

And Lingonberries...

It was pretty good picking, so I guess it pays to get out of town!

And then it was back to the boat.....

While we headed for home we had dinner and I cleaned the berries...

Look at the size of that one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The sun was shining and the winds were calm.  All in all it was a good day!!

1 comment:

  1. looks like your weather was perfect for berry picking - what a nice afternoon.