Mason Beach Fruit Farm

 

Safe & Enjoyable Visit

 

Our intent is for our customers to have a safe and most enjoyable visit with us.  Please make sure you read the <how we operate> section or the information flyer available at the farm entrance (white box on fence) or farm office.  If you need help, please do not hesitate to ask us.  There are restroom facilities in the barn and, of course, in our house. The barn facilities are kept locked because of past vandalism. Please ask as you may have need.  A parent or guardian must accompany children.  You will find a potable water faucet by the fruit farm office.

 

Again, our fruit farm is located on Butchers Creek -- tidal marshes and waters surround it.  Please be aware that water hazards do exist and instruct your children accordingly.  Refer either to the farm map in the office or layout selection on the main website page that identifies the water hazard areas.   Specifically, there is a small, deep-water pond surrounded by pine and locust trees to the left of the barn.  Do not allow your children near this area.

 

There is an abundance of wildlife, which you may see including deer, foxes, quail, turkeys, eagles, osprey, bluebirds, swallows and other songbirds.  You may also see various turtles and possibly friendly snakes such as black racers, black snakes, hog-nose snakes and king snakes.  Obviously, observe them but do not interfere.  Please let us know if you have concerns or need help with a particular situation.

 

At times, there are biting flies, chiggers and ticks present.  Therefore, please plan to bring your favorite bug repellent (and sunscreen).  People should dress accordingly for the weather and the possible presence of biting insects.  A high DEET concentrate repellant seems to work best.  Also we try hard to control poison ivy in the plantings.  If you see any poison ivy or insect problem, please report it to us as soon as possible.

 

July 8, 2015