Every day you perform the same familiar actions, and the surrounding reality turns into a greased, monotonous life. The modern way of life requires a considerable expenditure of energy and resources from you, and that is why the body accumulates chronic fatigue and irritability.
To break out of this vicious circle, it would be good to get away from work life and go on a journey, even if it is not a big one. Your family will enjoy a day spent in a natural environment. The leading position in the list of is taken by a farm trip to collect berries.
After driving a short distance from Sydney, you can get to the locations where you can pick berries and fruits. Here you can find your inspiration and fresh ideas.
It will also be an excellent opportunity for teaching children on fresh produce and farming. Here you can show the journey of the berries and fruits from the farming grounds to shop shelves.
Out of many berry picking options, you can choose a trip to the farm of your liking.
Below are some options of the berries that you can pick at the Australian farms.
Blackberry is rich in antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and acids. Regular use of this berry increases the body’s immunity and strengthens blood vessels. Blackberry helps to resist stress, struggles with insomnia and increased excitability.
Blueberries surprisingly combine a unique taste and enormous benefits for the body. They are equally useful, both in fresh and in dried form. Blueberry is also rich in antioxidants, potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and vitamins of groups A, B, C and PP. Pantothenic acid, contained in it, improves metabolism, skin, hair and nails.
Raspberry contains a large complex of minerals, vitamins, essential oils and organic acids. Raspberry tea helps fight colds and throat diseases. Also, this berry is an excellent helper for removing heavy salts from the body. And due to the high content of iron, copper and folic acid, raspberries increase the level of hemoglobin in the blood.
Youngberries is a late-maturing hybrid of certain varieties of raspberries and blackberries and combines the best properties of these berries. Helps to fight colds, strengthens the cardiovascular system, helps to overcome stress and improves metabolism. This berries also help to remove cholesterol from the body. Youngberries contains many vitamins, organic acids, essential minerals and antioxidants.
Loganberries belongs to the genus Rubus and has a tart taste with a slight sourness. Longberries contain microelements, including zinc, phosphorus, sodium and selenium. And also vitamins of group A, B, C, E, PP. Loganberries helps to remove excess fluids and toxins from the body, has a calming effect on the body, positively affects the production of important hormones.
Boysenberry is a hybrid of certain varieties of raspberries, blackberries and loganberries. The boysenberry has all the essential minerals and vitamins. Regular use of this berry normalises the work of the gastrointestinal tract, strengthens blood vessels and improves vision. It also improves the condition of the scalp and nails.
Below is the list of some farm, that specialise in growing berries. Visiting them is exciting.
1. Kareelah Berry Farm
The distance from Sydney is about 100 km. A small berry farm, where you can pick blackberries, blueberries, boysenberry, loganberries, raspberries and youngberries.
2. Clyde River Berry Farm
The Berry Farm provides blueberries for pick-your-own throughout December and January. Other berries are grown solely for pick-your-own and are subject to seasonal variation. Also, you can buy here jams, honey, blueberry plants, soft drinks and ice cream.
3. Montrose Berry Farm
The distance from Sydney is about 140 km (2 hours’ drive). Here you can enjoy blueberries and raspberries. The schedule for the visit is made one week in advance at the beginning of the season.
Give free rein to your instincts and spend time with pleasure. Farms picking berries welcomes you from December to February.
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