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CANCELLED July 31st – Berry Fest

March 11, 2022

It's Going to be a Berry Good Time! Due to slim pickings we will not be able to host Berry Fest or U-Pick on July 31st.   Join us every Saturday - Sunday July 9th - July 31st for a day full of berries and fun on the farm! U-Pick Berries • livestock touR • jump pilloW • yard games • face painting • photo Ops • scaventer hunt • Berry snacks and drinks Event starts across the street from retail store, at Colonial Gardens Festival Grounds $8 per person, kids under 3 are free! All sales subject to sales tax…


Berry Fest

June 8, 2021

Ramble in the Bramble! Join us as we kick off u-pick berry season with the 2021 Berry Fest at Colonial! Our festival grounds will be open with games and activities for kids and adults, samples from Farms Market vendors, rides around the farm, livestock education, food trucks, and of course... berries!


Growing Fruit Trees and Berries

April 29, 2020

A wide variety of fruit trees and berries can be grown in the Kansas City area (zone 6). You can enjoy cherries, plums, peaches, apples, pears, nectarines, blackberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blueberries, grapes, and strawberries fresh off the plant, right in your own backyard! It's possible to harvest fruit from early June through November with the right combination of plants. SITE REQUIREMENTS Most fruit trees and berries require an open sunny area, away from large trees that can give excess shade and root competition. Organic, well-drained soil is also important and can be accomplished through the addition of compost during the…