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Four Tips to Host a Wildly Successful Thanksgiving Dinner During a Pandemic

We can’t believe we’re saying this, but with Halloween behind us, the holiday season is officially here (where does the time go?!). The holidays are always a special time for so many reasons – seeing loved ones, exchanging gifts, and, of course, eating good food. Despite this year looking a… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Baking with Brain Boosting Wild Blueberries

As many of us self-quarantine to prevent the spread of COVID-19, people are looking for ways to pass the time at home, while also curbing anxiety. One of the big trends emerging is baking (and lots of it).  Why, you ask? Well, baking can be extremely calming because it requires… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Eating an Anti-Inflammatory Diet with Wild Blueberries

We hear it every day – on TV, in magazines, on social media, etc. – that we need to take care of our bodies at all ages. We’re told to exercise, eat well, visit the doctor regularly, and treat our bodies with kindness, but there are so many resources available… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Wild About Brain Health Two-Part Series: Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As we all face ongoing challenges, we’re here to say that we’re WILD about caring for mental health and our brains. Now more than ever as we face this tough time in our own ways, it’s important to take care of your noggins. With… Read More

Recipes

A Little Nostalgia for the Sweet, Tangy Taste of Wild Blueberries

Sally Vargas, a freelance writer, photographer, and author of four cookbooks, grew up spending summers on the New Jersey shore, but always heard nostalgic stories of her mom’s childhood vacations in Maine. Before long, these stories became Sally’s reality as her mom packed up the family car and headed North… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Wild Blueberry Breakfast Favorites to Match Your Family’s Morning Regimen

September is Better Breakfast Month, and with fall creeping up on us and kids heading back to school, there’s no time like the present to celebrate the most important meal of the day. Many studies have linked eating breakfast to good health – it can help boost metabolism so you… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Wild Blueberries: They’re Called “Brain Berries” for a Reason

Over the years, Wild Blueberries have earned the nickname “brain berries,” and now, they can claim another scientific credit —improving cognitive performance in healthy, middle-aged adults. Couple this with the fact that wild blueberries are more flavorful than ordinary blueberries, and you can rest assured that starting your day with… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Celebrating Wild Foods Day with Wild Blueberries

As we transition to Fall, many of us are celebrating the foliage, cooler temperatures, apple picking, and pumpkin carving. However, one day that commemorates one of Maine’s most illustrious industries but often gets overlooked, is Wild Foods Day on October 28. Wild Foods Day celebrates plants, fruits, and vegetables that… Read More

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Seven Generations of Wild Blueberry Growers

If you’re lucky enough to spend time in Maine’s Midcoast during the summer months, you may stumble across Brodis Blueberries, a family farm located in Hope, Maine. When you step onto the property, the family history and love of Maine’s native berry is palpable. We had the chance to sit down… Read More

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From Jams to Gifts, the Worcester’s Know Wild Blueberries

In 1963, Everett Worcester’s father stumbled into the Wild Blueberry business after buying 100 acres of land in Orneville Township – the original idea was to build a hunting camp, but little did they know that when exploring their new land, they would come across acres of Wild Blueberries. Today,… Read More

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