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U-Pick Pesticide Free Cherries in Brentwood

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Bethe30 May 23, 2012 09:50 PM

Does any one know where to go to pick pesticide free cherries? I went to Enos Family Farm last year, and they had the most amazing, juicy, delicious organic cherries. Sadly, they have something on their website saying that their cherries are all grown conventionally. I tried searching old posts and on the web, but haven't had any luck.

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  1. wolfe May 24, 2012 06:50 AM

    Not Brentwood but no pesticides.
    http://www.localharvest.org/riverdanc...

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    1. re: wolfe
      majordanby May 31, 2013 07:06 PM

      their u-pick festival is this weekend.

      http://www.riverdancefarms.com/

    2. Robert Lauriston May 24, 2012 09:22 AM

      I just got an email from Bacchini's saying that the sour cherries are late this year, should be ripe in three weeks.

      http://www.brentwoodfruit.com

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        idlehouse May 24, 2012 07:31 PM

        I just went to Pease Ranch to pick cherries and berries yesterday, they currently have at least 2 types that are ready for picking, one is Champagne Corals and the other is lighter in color, I can't remember because I didn't pick those. Some people on Chow called them last year and they said they don't spray, maybe you can call them. (925) 634-4646

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          riotbrrd Jun 3, 2012 01:33 PM

          Check out Papini Family Orchards in Brentwood. We picked awesome Bing cherries there in 2010. They were either organic or pesticide-free, I can't remember which.

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          1. re: riotbrrd
            wolfe Jun 3, 2012 01:54 PM

            Call first.
            2160 Walnut Blvd.
            Brentwood 94513.
            Telephone: (925) 759-6735

          2. wolfe Jun 7, 2012 03:14 PM

            Not Brentwood but Gilroy.
            http://gilroycherries.com/

            1. christinegallary Jun 18, 2012 09:52 AM

              We went to both Pease Ranch and Salvador Family Farms last year and Salvador had our favorite Bings, but they are sold out this year.

              This year, our favorite variety at Pease Ranch were the Utah Giants. We went about 2 weeks ago, so not sure if they still have much. The Rainiers we had there weren't ready when we tried them, so maybe they're at their peak now.

              1. Robert Lauriston May 21, 2013 08:46 AM

                One of my co-workers brought in some nice, ripe cherries she'd picked in Brentwood over the weekend, so if you want to do this, it's time.

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