The 2017 berry season opens on Wednesday, June 21st.

Please check Facebook or call the stand at 503-628-0431 for more details.


Farm fresh berries from a scenic Hillsboro Oregon homestead since 1853

Blueberries

  • Fresh season typically June 15th through Aug 31st
  • Sweet, juicy blueberries are rich in natural pro-anthocyanin pigment anti-oxidants.
  • These tiny, round blue-purple berries have long been attributed to the longevity and wellness of indigenous people living around subarctic regions in the Northern hemisphere.

Health Benefits

  • Blueberries are very low in calories. 100 g fresh berries carry just 57 calories. Nonetheless, they possess notable health benefiting plant-nutrients such as soluble dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and pigment anti-oxidants that contribute immensely towards optimum health and wellness.
  • Altogether, the phyto-chemical compounds in the blueberry help rid off harmful oxygen-derived free radicals from the human body, and thereby, protect it against cancers, aging, degenerative diseases, and infections.
  • Further, research studies suggest that chlorogenic acid in these berries help lower blood sugar levels and control blood-glucose levels in type-II diabetes mellitus condition.
  • Fresh berries carry small amount of vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin E. Altogether, these vitamins work as potent anti-oxidants which help limit free radical mediated injury to the body. The berries also carry a small amount of B-complex group of vitamins such as niacin, pyridoxine, folates and pantothenic acid. They are very good in vitamin B-6, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and folic acid. These vitamins are acting as co-factors that help in metabolism of carbohydrates, protein, and fats.