Bug Hill Farm is a small, certified organic, rare fruits farm in Ashfield, MA.
We are best known for our berries, fruit cordials, shrubs, and syrups, crafted from local raspberries, currants, gooseberries, blueberries, elderberries, strawberries and rhubarb, and sweetened with locally-produced honey and maple syrup. We manage our farm, honeybees and nearly fifty acres of woodlands for wildlife and pollinator habitat as well as organically grown products to nourish and delight our customers.
Pick-Your-Own organic berries all summer long!
On the farm: Saturdays 9 am - 4 pm, Sundays 11 am - 3 pm, and by appointment
Please refer to our website, Facebook page, or farm phone number for frequent updates on availability and weather.
Black currants - 3.00/h. pint, 5.00/ pint, 6.00/ lb
White currants - 3.00/h. pint, 5.00/ pint
Black raspberries - 3.00/h. pint, 5.00/ pint
Cultivated blueberries - 3.00/h. pint, 5.00/ pint
Wild blueberries - FREE! You and the birds can pick all you can eat :)
Basil (Thai, culinary, tulsi) - 2.00/ bunch (5 stems)
Cutting flowers - 1.00/ big stem, .50/ filler stem
Plus, visit our farm store & sample our house-made berry shrubs, cordials, preserves, and syrups!
We can ship our products & gift boxes, and accept all major credit cards. Please call ahead (413-628-3980) or email (email@example.com) to make an appointment before dropping by to make sure someone is here to greet you and give you samples.
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Black Currant Icing Makes enough to generously frost a 9-inch round layer cake or two dozen cupcakes.
4 sticks Unsalted Butter, room temperature
6 cups sifted Confectioners' Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1/4 cup Kiss of Cassis, add up to 4 more teaspoons of Black Currant Cordial for stronger black currant flavor
Blend butter in a mixer on medium-high until pale and fluffy. Add vanilla and Kiss of Cassis and blend until well-incorporated. Reduce speed to low. Add sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition. Raise speed to high and beat until well-combined, 10 to 20 seconds more. Transfer to a bowl, and cover with plastic wrap until ready to use. After icing your cake, refrigerate until the frosting is set, a couple of hours or overnight.
Check out our Facebook page for pictures of this recipe in development!
Marinades As a marinade for poultry, meat, or veggies
Kir Breton Splash Kiss of Cassis into hard cider (or just fresh apple cider) to taste a traditional use in Brittany and Normandy.
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