Blackberry Picking Family Tradition

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Have you ever been blackberry picking? Wild blackberry picking? We have some tame thornless blackberries in our garden now. It can be an adventure to pick those since we didn’t keep them trimmed as we should have and some of the vines are ten feet tall. The best berries are always the ones on the tiptop vines and just barely …

Jocie Reporting on Blackberries and Chiggers

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July 20, 1966 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill, Kentucky. I’m a little itchy tonight. That’s not right. I’m a lot itchy tonight! Have you ever gone blackberry picking and come home with more chiggers than berries? I think I did this weekend. I love blackberries. They have that special tart taste like no other berry and a blackberry cobbler …

Picking Blackberries and Other Berry Picking Stories

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It’s Saturday night and I’m bushed. I usually don’t sign on to let you know what’s going on in my life out here on the farm until Sunday, but tomorrow promises to be one of those days when there’s no time for blog reflections. The guys are singing at the Mercer County Fair in Harrodsburg tomorrow night, so I’m hoping …