Yes! It is August…the days are getting shorter, the angle of the sun a little lower, AND the local orchards have opened with early variety APPLES! We purchased some beautiful pre-picked Galas and Supreme Golds at Bryson’s Orchard in Long Creek, SC this week (U-pick opportunities to start in a couple weeks .) Even our aged apple tree here at Sunrise Farm has produced a bumper crop; and, we made the first batch of homemade applesauce today! Be sure to plan to attend the 55th Annual South Carolina Apple Festival, September 6-10, 2016.
Hot summer afternoon = perfect time to whip up some refreshing salsa with our homegrown tomatoes, jalapenos, and herbs!
1 yellow (or white) onion, chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped
2 fresh jalapeno peppers + 2 serrano peppers, steamed for a minute or so, then chopped
1 bunch parsley (or cilantro), plus a little fresh basil, chopped
juice of 1-2 limes
salt to taste
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp sugar
freshly ground pepper to taste
garlic powder to taste
Sunrise Farm B and B is 25 years old this year! To celebrate, we are offering 25% off any 2-night stay in June 2016! The Pierces are also celebrating 10 years of inn-keeping at Sunrise Farm this month! Therefore, all one-night reservations IN JUNE 2016 qualify for 10% off. (Based on availability. Not valid on Father’s Day weekend. Rate will vary, depending upon which room/cottage is booked.) MUST MENTION THIS HOT DEAL WHEN BOOKING.
Thanking God for His awesome creation! We hope you will get outside and enjoy this weekend! Springtime in the South Carolina Mountain Lakes Region has been gorgeous this year. The wildflowers have been a special treat. The waterfalls are a’flowin’. The hiking has been phenomenal with perfect temperatures and blue skies. The new leaves display more shades of green than you can imagine. The mountain laurel are just beginning to bloom. Need I go on?
We believe you will be pleased with our new online reservation system. You should find Webervations to be much more descriptive and user-friendly. Please be patient with us today Wednesday March 2, 2016 as we integrate this new system with our website. SunriseFarmBB.com may be offline for short periods of time today (i.e. 30 minutes). If you need immediate service to book your reservation, please call Julie at 864.944.0121. Thank you for your understanding!
Planning a vacation in the South Carolina Mountain Lakes Region? One of the best ways to experience this beautiful area is by boat. Lake Keowee’s sparkling clean emerald water is certainly a gem of the southeastern U.S.! Steve and Lynn Saunders are friendly, hospitable folks who are willing to share their boat with you. Wonder Full is a well maintained 18 ft pontoon boat. Great for fishing or cruising Lake Keowee with the whole family. It has a removable table, 4 speaker stereo, depth gauge, fish finder, and more.
Must be a boater – having taken classes and/or had experience. Pets are allowed if under control. Rates and dates are subject to change. Visit www.keoweeboatshare.com or call Steve at 864.301.5328 for more information.
“Once upon a time, in ancient Rome, a healer welcomed patients to his home. His name was Valentine, and with his art, he ministered to body, mind, and heart. One day, a jailer from the citadel said, ‘Can you make my little daughter well? Though sightless, she is all the world to me! Dear Valentine, please help my daughter see!’ With gentle herbs and, most of all, with prayer, the kindly Christian treated her with care. With faith and trust in God, between the two a sacred bond of heartfelt feeling grew. The emperor of Rome became aware that many Christians lived and worshiped there. Accusing them of evil with a lie, he sentenced every one of them to die. So in prison, Valentine was thrown, to spend his final days on earth alone. ‘Let’s write to him,’ his little patient said. ‘To My Dear Valentine,’ her message read. Her Christian friend departed to the Lord-yet on that day, her eyesight was restored. This miracle inspired the cherished sign of love and friendship called a ‘valentine.'”
May the timeless message of this special day fill your heart with God’s love.
Greetings visitors! Just a reminder…for accurate availability information and seamless booking, we need you to use the calendar feature on our HOME page (NOT the Rooms/Rates page). Unfortunately, a glitch on the Rooms/Rates page makes choosing any Sunday as a departure date impossible. So, when booking, please use the calendar on the Home page. Or, of course you can always call us – 864.944.0121 to make your reservation. We would love to hear from you! Sorry for the confusion and any inconvenience. (BTW…good news! We are in the process of integrating a new, more user-friendly online reservation system. Coming very soon!)
Feeling the wintertime doldrums? Let us pamper you in PEACE. SPEND A COUPLE NIGHTS ON THE FARM, NEAR THE MOUNTAINS, WATERFALLS, AND LAKES! For the remainder of the month, ALL JANUARY 2016 RESERVATIONS will be discounted 25%! Offer valid on stays IN JANUARY 2016. (Offer based on double occupancy, NO MINIMUM STAY, based on availability. Rates for rooms will vary. You Must Mention this HOT DEAL when making Your Reservation. Call 864.944.0121, or visit our website www.SunriseFarmBB.com.)
Do You Have a Dream?
Dreaming of Peace & Quiet? Rest & Relaxation? You will find that at SFBB! All rooms/cottages remaining available this MLK Jr. W/E 2016 will be discounted 25%. Based on availability Jan. 15-17, 2016 . You must mention this offer when booking. (As of Thurs. night our Hummingbird Room and June Rose Garden Cottage remain available.)