BLACK OIL SUNFLOWERS...
Treasured Haven Farm
Rush City, Minnesota
Certified Organic by MCIA
All Treasured Haven Farm's sunflower seeds are harvested with care
from plants grown in harmoniously with nature and admired for their
natural stately beauty while alive with the hum of nature's pollinators.
Seeds are harvested with our own restored antique equipment that ONLY
handles our own clean crops that are totally non-GMO, chemically free,
and grown on soil that is organically certifiable. They are then cleaned
with an heirloom fanning mill to remove any remaining chaff and head or
stem parts, and packaged in clean natural food grade packaging
void of contaminants.
Treasured Haven Farm is totally committed to growing
the best natural crops and allow NO GMO seeds on our 452 acres,
whether in our field crops or any of our vegetables.
BLACK OIL SUNFLOWER SEEDS
are perfect for your wild birds as it is the best seed to attract
the widest variety to your feeders with a nutritious and energetic
food source for the cold days of winter. The black oil seeds have
very thin shells that make it easy for virtually all seed loving birds of
all sizes to crack open. The kernels within have a high fat content,
which is extremely valuable for birds in winter.
BOSS (Black Oil Sunflower Seeds) can be used to grow microgreen
shoots - aka Sunnys. While we do not sell our seeds for this purpose,
many choice to use them as such.
Grow: Use a shallow flat, tray or clamshell packaging, and fill at least
once inch with clean soil. Sprinkle the seed thickly on top of the soil.
Lightly cover with soil without clumps. Water and keep moist to aid in
germination, but make sure to not let the soil become too soggy as mold
could develop. Some choose to soak, and rinse seeds a couple times, for
8-12 hours prior to planting to jumpstart germination and use less soil.
Cut: Let the plants grow to 3 inches or more tall and then carefully cut
above the soil level with a scissors
or pinch off with your fingers prior to the true leaves developing.
Rinse prior to use under fresh water.
Eat: Use in salads, for a snack, or for juicing.
This seed is not sold, intended, or certified
for sprouting or field planting.
SUNFLOWER SEED HEADS are a great natural treat
to place out for the birds and once the seeds are gone it is easily
used to place peanut butter to continue using this natural feeder.
This are naturally stem dried and are in a range of sizes.
It can be simply laid out on your deck rail or table, or hung from a tree
branch if you have squirrels who may run off with the treat
.Seed Heads work well for pets to nibble, or various Craft Projects.
Birds that are attracted to sunflower heads include jays, grosbeaks,
goldfinches, juncos, buntings, titmice, bluebirds, blackbirds, finches,
cardinals, chickadees, and others.
They all benefit from the high nutritional value sunflower seeds
provide as the seeds are loaded with minerals like potassium, calcium,
magnesium, and iron as well as vitamins. Sunflower seeds are also
valuable as a source for protein, fiber and polyunsaturated fat.
|~ Field Dried ~ All Natural ~ Non-GMO ~
~ NO Pesticides, Chemicals, or Fumigants ~
~ For Birds, Pets ~
All crops on Treasured
Haven Farm are GMO-Free.
Call or email for current
pricing and availability.
SUNFLOWER FIELD VIEWING
Sunflower updates are available on our farm facebook page.
Treasured Haven Farm is currently CLOSED for 2020 for visiting
and photo opportunities, of not only the sunflower fields,
but also the adjacent woodlands.
Join our email newsletter and facebook page for updates
throughout the year and for more info on the 2021 Season.
At this time it is anticipated that with the multiple fields blooming in
succession that there should be blooming sunflowers into September.
As the fields bloom and fade, towards the end of August there will be
the opportunity to see the life cycle of a sunflower
with the various stages of the fields.
Farm Fees for the 2021 Season are TBD
Farm Fee Charges do apply for walk-ins as well.
Parking in designated parking areas only.
There can be NO PARKING ON ANY PUBLIC ROADWAYS,
driveways, lawns, or other farm land for safety reasons.
The Farm Fee helps to cover all the associated costs
for offering this opportunity to the public.
Check our farm facebook page for other farm news
and daily updates during the sunflower season.
We will have a small concession stand and gift shop
on the edge of the fields and woodlands near the parking area.
Professional Photographer License Fee applies. This covers anyone
who takes photos for a fee, or makes money from their photos.
Mention of Treasured Haven Farm are appreciated in published photos.
The sunflowers on Treasured Haven Farm are planted as a genuine farm
crop that is harvested for feed, and not simply as an attraction. But to
handle the overwhelming number of requests for photo opportunities,
we open the farm to visitors during the Sunflower Days in August when
the flowers bloom so people can enjoy a walk through the field and
take photos of their families, children, or simply the sunflowers.
The sunflower fields of Treasured Haven Farm
are natural organic farm fields and the farm is NOT an elaborate
entertainment complex. Each year is an unique experience as the fields
are planted in a crop rotation, so every year is a little different with
additional sights and photo opportunities as well - and also the
experience changes from the first days to the last.
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2021! Farm woodland trails and creek
overlooks are also available during the 2021 event as well.
Special SUNFLOWER 5K Trail Run, Mile Fun Run, and Kids Races will
be held some weekends in August. Exact dates TBD. All registrations
for these events will be held on race day and there is no charge beyond
farm admission fees.
We open the farm for you and your family to have an opportunity
to enjoy a genuine farm and the natural countryside,
Treasured Haven Farm
53407 Government Road
Rush City, MN 55069
During Sunflower Viewing Hours: 651-208-4012
To receive email notifications,
join our email list and specify "Sunflower Alerts".
There are additional pics and videos
on our Treasured Haven Farm facebook page.
CHECK for updates and for special photo contests
on Treasured Haven Farm's Facebook page.
Join our Farm Newsletter for notice for farm updates
and 2021 Sunflower Days Info.
until after 2020 harvest.