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Blueberries

When, where & how to pick blueberries and farm-recommended recipes


When Available:

mid to late June through late August


Pick Your Own at Local Farms:

Click on a farm for address, Google map and contact information.

Indian Orchards (Media, PA) • Linvilla Orchards (Media, PA)
Shady Brook Farm (Yardley, PA) • Solebury Orchards (New Hope, PA)
Tabora Farm & Orchard (Chalfont, PA) • Weaver's Orchard (Morgantown, PA)

Conte's Farm (Tabernacle, NJ) • Fred + III (Pemberton, NJ)
Haines Berry Farm (Pemberton, NJ) • Johnson’s Corner Farm (Medford, NJ)
Mood’s Farm Market (Mullica Hill, NJ) • Piney Hollow Farm (Williamstown, NJ)
Reeves Berries (New Lisbon, NJ) • Terhune Orchards (Princeton, NJ)
Wells Blueberry Farm (Southampton, NJ)

Bennett Orchards (Frankford, DE) • Fifer Orchards (Camden-Wyoming, DE)
Milburn Orchards (Elkton, MD)


Nutritional Benefits:

Blueberries are known as a modern-day superfood. They also provide an overall nutritional boost crucial to growing kids. Antioxidant-rich berries aid bone development through high levels of manganese and vitamin K, which aid calcium-absorption. And as brain food, berries help to improve memory and general cognitive function as a result of anthocyanins, the antioxidants that give fruit its distinctive color. So when you go picking, remember: The deeper the color, the bigger the nutrient punch.


Farmers' Picking Tips:

• Look for blueberries that are fully blue and don’t have any purple or green.
• Once picked, leave the container open so moisture doesn’t form in the container.


Recipes:

Blueberry Crumb Pie

Blueberry Cobbler

Blueberry Green Salad

 

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