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A monarch butterfly at Blossom Meadow Farm. (Credit: Tara Smith)

The two-acre Blossom Meadow Farm in Southold is buzzing with activity. Wild patches of grassland and native plants sway in the wind as pollinators — many bee species, moths, butterflies — fly from flower to berry, helping owner Laura Klahre’s many fruit plants thrive.

Rows of strawberries, black raspberries, blueberries, beach plums, raspberries and apple can be found throughout the property along with mini bee cottages that house hundreds of mason bees, which help pollinate the plants in early spring.

It’s peak season for blueberries, red and black raspberries, which are picked regualrly, macerated (sometimes overnight) and cooked down into jam.

We spent some time on the farm picking — and eating — the delicious fruit on one of Klahre’s “jam” days and her pug, Beasley, came along too.

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