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

Marionberries

  • Fresh season typically July 10th through August 10th
  • Medium-sized (5.0g) dark red to black berry with a medium seed and central receptacle.
  • Known as the “Cabernet of Blackberries” for its complex, rich earthy flavor
  • Bred at Oregon State University and raised primarily in Oregon
  • Named after Marion County, Oregon
  • Oregon produces 28-33 million pounds annually

Health Benefits

  • High in ellagic acid (5.83 mg/g) - a known chemopreventative.
  • Contains high levels of anthocyanins (109-155 mg per 100g), polyphenolic compounds that protect against cancer, heart and circulatory diseases and age related mental decline
  • High in antioxidants (28 μmole TE/g per g.) measured as ORAC (PE) (Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity) - one measure of the antioxidant levels of substances. The ORAC of blueberries, a known antioxidant, is 24 μmole TE/g per g.
  • Contains high levels of strong antioxidants such as Vitamin C, gallic acid and rutin that help promote circulatory health and fight against cancer.
  • Eating whole berries has been shown in scientific studies to be more beneficial that taking the individual phytochemicals in the form of dietary supplements.