Category Archives: Mayhaw Harvest Festival

A Sprinkling of Mayhaw Berries

This is how the harvest begins. Some of the berries are ripe and they fall from the trees. We have various ground covers, a parachute, tarps and shade cloth, spread out to catch them from the trees that are ripening … Continue reading

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Call for Participants Mayhaw Berry Festival

Are you a local Crafts Person, Agricultural Producer, Business or Musician? Do you have an Ag-related, Nature, Community or Craft class you’d like to schedule during the Festival? Do you want to Volunteer? We would love to have you! Arts … Continue reading

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Fiber Fun at the Festival

Working with natural fiber is a big part of our activities here at Golden Acres Ranch. Bobbie is a member of the Weavers Guild and has been working on the loom in Country Store. The loom will warped and anyone … Continue reading

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Food at the Festival

We’re ‘cooking up’ some special food items for the Mayhaw Berry Festival this weekend. Johnston’s Meat Market BBQ Lunches Johnston’s Meat Market will be here with their awesome mobile kitchen. This is the cooking unit they take to storm areas … Continue reading

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The unBerry Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival

The Harvest For those of you who are already tracking the “Berry Barometer” on this year’s Festival Page, you know that the warm, dry winter and the late frost crashed our berry harvest. Last year, we harvested 200 gallons, this … Continue reading

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Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival 2017

It’s that time of year again. Time for the Mayhaw Trees to be producing berries! But are they? There was a late frost just as the trees came out of dormancy, and this winter was too warm and dry. So … Continue reading

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The Life of a Mayhaw Pond

September 12, 2016 For those of you who were following the Berry Barometer leading up to our Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival last May, I thought an update would be in order. Especially since our natural Mayhaw Berry tree stand goes … Continue reading

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Mayhaw Berry Harvest Begins!

The Mayhaw Berry Harvest has officially begun today. Fred has been out gathering some for almost a week now, but like an avalanche, the berries are ripening at an accelerated pace. We’ll all go out again later today and more … Continue reading

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Blooms! Blooms! Blooms! On the Mayhaw Trees

Unless there is an unusual weather phenomenon, it appears we will have a great crop of berries.  The Mayhaw trees began blooming earlier this month and now are covered in leaves. Fred went out to see how they were looking, … Continue reading

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Vendors at the Mayhaw Festival

We are beginning to invite and organize the local crafts people, farm producers and educators for the this year’s Mayhaw Berry Harvest Festival. Our own Charissa is busy making her felt critters. It is Mother’s Day weekend and Spring is … Continue reading

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