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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

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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

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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

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Meet Abby Sennett, Third Generation Wild Blueberry Farmer

Stewarding, harvesting, and processing wild blueberries is part of Maine’s heritage and state culture – especially for the families that have been doing it for generations. Here in Maine you’ll find that many wild blueberry farms are owned and operated by the same family, passed down from generation to generation… Read More

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The Wild Difference: Celebrating Wild Foods Day All Month Long

Fall has officially arrived here in Maine, which means Wild Foods Day is right around the corner! Wild Foods Day is celebrated on October 28th., but we wanted to kick things off a little early so we can enjoy our favorite wild foods all month long! For thousands of years,… Read More

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Fresh Wild Blueberry Season is Officially Here–Celebrate with Us in Maine

If you’ve grown up in Maine or spent a lot of time in Vacationland, then you know that summer means one thing: fresh, wild blueberry season! For a lot of us, wild blueberry season certainly brings back fond memories of raking wild blueberries, filling buckets and eating them before you get home,… Read More

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First Ever Wild Blueberry Weekend Planned for August in Maine

Ready to begin a new summer tradition in Maine? Well, we’ve got a new exciting event to share with you. The Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine is putting our state’s iconic, delicious, and healthy wild blueberry in the spotlight this summer with the first ever Wild Blueberry Weekend.  Mainers and visitors… 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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From Seasonal Agricultural Worker to Wild Blueberry Farm Owner

Ben Perrin arrived in Maine nearly 30 years ago. He came to the state as an agricultural worker and was thrown into the world of wild blueberries, helping to harvest the state’s iconic fruit crop for many summers until he decided to open his own wild blueberry farm in Cherryfield,… Read More

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