Frequently Asked Questions

More information for inquiring minds

Q: What is Brambleberry?

A: Brambleberry is Knapp Farm's own creation which contains raspberries, blueberries, apples, and rhubarb.
The name refers to raspberries (a bramble) and blueberries (a berry).
"Brambleberry" can also refer to any fruit that grows on a bramble (cane with thorns).

Q: Where is your farm located?

A: We are south of Elmira off of Rt. 17 in the small town of Lowman.

Q: What are the health benefits of tart cherries?

A: Tart cherries are high in antioxidants and contain anti-inflammatory compounds in red pigment of their skins.
Cherries have been shown to reduce the pain of arthritis and gout. They also contain sleep-promoting melatonin.

Check out these articles to learn more.
Tart Cherries Affect Diabetes/Heart Risk Factors
Cherries Contain High Levels of Melatonin
Eating Fresh Cherries Helps Arthritis Sufferers
Tart Cherries Reduce Inflammation
Journal of Natural Products - Antioxidants and Anti-inflammatories in Cherries

You can also visit the Cherry Marketing Institute for even more information on the healthy benefits of cherries

Q:  What is the difference between a conserve, a preserve, and a jam?

A:  Conserve is a blend of several fruits, sometimes with nuts (Knapp Farm does not use nuts in conserves).
Preserves and Jam are essentially the same - they are made with one (sometimes 2) fruits and sugar.

Q:  Where can I find your product when the market isn't open?

A:  Several local businesses in Ithaca carry our product year-round.  See Where to Find Us for a full listing
You can also order from us by phone or email.  We will ship anywhere.

Q:  Do you do wholesale?

A:  Yes. Please contact us if you are interested in selling our product. We will send you a wholesale pricelist.

Q:  Can I get a discount if I buy a case?

A:  Yes. Contact us for details.