Maine LowBush Blueberries
About the Fields
Our 7 acres are located just outside of the center of Gray, Maine. We follow sustainable management practices and only use products that meet organic standards. We rake the fields by hand and use a small winnowing set up to clean the berries before we take them to market.
Field management is done throughout the year to combat against weeds. Once a year, typically in the fall, we mow half of our land. What is mowed will produce prolific berries two seasons later. Using this method, we rotate sides, mowing half each year, ensuring a good harvest of berries each year.
These are our fresh berries! As you can see, they are unique! In every container of blueberries we prepare, you can find multiple varieties of lowbush berries. Some are darker than others, Our Berries are harvested and winnowed with great care. we offer these berries in pints, quarts and in bulk quantities when available. They are absolutely delicious and burst in your mouth with the taste of Maine summertime!
our fresh pack berries, in their short window (mid july- mid august), can be found the farmers markets we attend.
Our fresh berries are frozen, to preserve their natural goodness immediately. Freezing locks in the nutrients of the berries from the time that they are fresh. Our berries are unique, because they still have ‘bloom’ on them when they are frozen. Bloom is the white powdery appearance you see on berries that have been handled minimally. it indicates incredibly fresh berries- and they don’t stick together, so you don’t need to freeze them on a sheet- just pop the whole box in the freezer!
One customer referred to our berries as a “box of blue pearls” in their freezer. Enjoy these gems, they aren’t like anything else you can find in the stores.