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New Research Study Indicates Wild Blueberries Improve Brain’s Processing Speed

In a recently published study where volunteer participants with cognitive issues consumed wild blueberries daily for six months, it was found that the speed at which the participants could process information increased. Cognitive processing speed is defined as the speed at which our brains process information and use it to… Read More

Recipes

7 Healthy & Delicious Smoothie Recipes from Health Experts 

During August we took twelve health experts from across the country on an incredible 3-day adventure through Maine’s wild blueberry fields. From hand raking wild blueberries, to an amazing dinner featuring the delicious berries, and a smoothie-making competition, our health experts received a whirlwind  introduction to Maine’s nutritious and delicious… Read More

Farms

Need Help Mapping Out Your Wild Blueberry Weekend Adventure: Explore These Locations

The Second Annual Wild Blueberry Weekend is fast approaching, and you know what that means – it’s time to start thinking about your *wild* line up of activities to help celebrate our state’s iconic fruit! Whether you’re a native Mainer or enjoying a Maine getaway, mark your calendar for this… Read More

Farms

The Rich History of Wild Blueberrying at Welch Farm in Downeast Maine

From day one, wild blueberries have held a special place in Lisa Hanscom’s heart. The Welch/Hanscom family has been stewarding their many acres of wild blueberry land situated in Roque Bluffs, Maine, since the early 1900’s. Lisa, the current owner and operator of the farm, was excited to sit down… Read More

Recipes

*Wild* Recipes to Add Some Flavor to Your 4th of July Weekend

One of America’s favorite holidays – The 4th of July – is right around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited for the celebration to come! The 4th of July is dedicated to celebrating the independence of America, but it also consists of a lineup of some of America’s… Read More

Farms

Wild Blueberries are a Family Affair at Ridgeberry Farm, Midcoast Maine

Tim Davis didn’t choose the wild blueberry life, the wild blueberry life chose Tim Davis. After marrying his wife, Jess, heir to Ridgeberry Farm in Midcoast Maine, he joined a multi-generational family wild blueberry business and learned the ways of “blueberrying” firsthand. Today, Tim is a busy guy – he… Read More

Recipes

Mom Deserves Wild Blueberry-Themed Breakfast in Bed

This Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating moms for everything they do for us day-in and day-out. If you’re looking to plan an extra special day for your mom, we have some delicious and brain-healthy wild blueberry recipes perfect for breakfast in bed. Wild Blueberry Breakfast in Bed Recipes for Mom Wild… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Easy Ways To Maintain Nutrient Density In Our Diets As We Age

Written by Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD, Nutrition advisor and spokesperson for the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. Did you ever hear an older person in your life say “I just don’t have an appetite” or “I rarely feel hungry anymore.” No, it’s not just in their heads. It’s… Read More

Recipes

Plan the Perfect Brunch with Wild Blueberries

Everyone loves a good late morning, slow going brunch session – the mouthwatering table spread, the scent of good food wafting through the house! Whether you’re hosting a casual get together, or celebrating Easter festivities with family, brunch is a wonderful way to connect and a lot of the work… Read More

Recipes

Celebrate a World of Flavors with Wild Blueberries

Spring has officially sprung – well, sort of – and as we begin to acclimate to the time change and warmer weather, I’m sure you’re starting to feel the growing urge to get out and explore. While travel may be difficult for some at this time, you can still get… Read More

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