The cost of package of blueberries from the store: $2.50.
A pound of blueberries from a local farm: $1.
Seeing the satisfaction on the children's faces at picking their own treats: priceless.
See the flash of red in the picture above? That's the mouth of a hungry baby bird. Its mama flew off just as I was taking the picture. There were three hungry baby birds in the nest, and of course we quietly crept away and left them undisturbed.