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Fields Fields Blueberries: A Labor of Love in Maine’s Wild Blueberry Community

Driven by her passion for hard work and creativity, Ashley Field has transformed Fields Fields Blueberries, a second-generation organic wild blueberry farm, into a true labor of love. Read More

In the Barrens

Maine’s Fourth Annual Wild Blueberry Weekend Set for August 3-4, 2024

Ah, summer in Maine . . . that incredible time of year we all wait for is just around the corner! With summer comes the opportunity to enjoy fun outings and excursions with family and friends. If you’re looking for a new event to add to your summer fun list,… Read More


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

Health & Nutrition

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


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


8 Go-To Healthy and Delicious Wild Blueberry Smoothie Recipes from 8 Registered Dietitians

Recently, we took a small group of remarkably, dedicated food and nutrition bloggers from around the United States, on our fourth annual Wild Blueberry Harvest Tour, a three-day exploration of the Wild Blueberry Barrens in Maine. During that time, they received a whirlwind introduction to the nutritious and flavorful world… Read More

In the Barrens

As pollination season begins, bees are taking no lunch breaks

The Running of the Bulls (July 7), the return of the Swallows to Central California (March 19), the opening of Copper River Salmon season (May 16), the release of the Beaujolais Nouveau (third Thursday in November). These dates are all celebrated around the country and the world, most with food,… Read More

In the Barrens

This Earth Day, Celebrate Some Encouraging News

If you’re lucky enough to walk onto a Wild Blueberry barren in springtime, the experience will take your breath away. Imagine 38 million tiny pink flowers per acre in bloom; a constant humming of bees, and a beautiful blur of soft honeybees – as many as 300-per minute – coming… Read More

Giveaways & Other News

Shake Up Your Smoothie Routine with 14 New Smoothie Recipes

Right now, the Wild Blueberry Barrens of Maine and Eastern Canada are simply bursting with gazillions of purple-and-blue, anthocyanin-rich, scrumptious Wild Blueberries. These little wonders are fulfilling their biological destiny—ripening to perfection over thousands of acres of remote, wide-open barrens—just as they have been doing for over 10,000 years in… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Anthocyanin: Wild Blueberries’ Mighty Antioxidant Star

Wild Blueberries are powerful with high levels of manganese, vitamin K, and fiber. Wild Blueberries also have one of the highest levels of antioxidants including anthocyanin. The word anthocyanin comes from the words anthos (flower) and kuanos (blue) and it gives fruits like Wild Blueberries, blackberries, eggplants, and cabbage the… Read More

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