08 Jun
Fresh, Healthy, Delicious Blueberries!

Currently, the US blueberry season in full swing, and the market is flooded with vast amounts of the fresh, blue, tasty blueberries sitting in produce coolers across the country. Americans and people all over the world are buying and eating more blueberries than ever before! One of the main reasons for their increased popularity is the

02 Jun
Wellborn Blueberry Festival is here!

As the Florida blueberry season winds down, there is one more Blueberry Festival in Florida you don't want to miss! So gather up the family and come on out to the 23rd Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival and Parade this Saturday, June 4, 7 AM-3 PM. It will be held at Andrews Square in downtown Wellborn,

25 May
May 26 is National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

Today, Thursday, May 26 is National Blueberry Cheesecake Day. The earliest known cheesecake was documented by the Greeks nearly 2500 years ago, with today's versions being slightly different. Add a bunch of blueberries, and this already delicious dessert becomes nothing short of spectacular! Below you will find two recipes for blueberry cheesecake that will delight your

19 May
Breast Cancer: Blueberries May Help

A New Zealand specialist, Dr. Janyawat Vuthijumnonk, believes consumption of blueberries may help reduce the risk of getting breast cancer. Through animal studies, Dr. Vuthijumnonk attributes their success of fighting breast cancer to the phytochemicals in blueberries called anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are the blue flavonoid pigment found in blueberries known to combat the 'bad' free radicals

12 May
FL Blueberry U-Pick Farms Offer Great Deals!

This past winter in Florida was unusually warm, and the Florida blueberry farmers here are suffering the consequences. Because the cold season in Florida was woefully short of the 'chill hours' necessary for the blue fruit to produce and mature on time, the berries were not ready for harvest until much later than they normally

28 Apr
3 Florida Blueberry Festivals: 1 Week!

This is truly a great week to be in Florida! There are THREE (3) Florida Blueberry Festivals this weekend! While the rest of the country is waiting on their blueberries to grow and ripen, Florida blueberries are plump, delicious, healthy, and ready to eat. These three Florida blueberry festivals are sure to have pies, jams,

21 Apr
Blueberries Can Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s

There are currently 5.3 million people suffering from Alzheimer's disease. In nine more years, that number could reach seven million. Hopefully, new research using blueberries can offer help. There has recently been new research indicating blueberries can lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Robert Krikorian and his team of scientists from University of Cincinnati

15 Apr
The 5th Annual Official Florida Blueberry Festival is here!

The 5th Annual Official Florida Blueberry Festival is finally here! Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17, the Florida Blueberry Festival will be bigger and better than ever. Officials are expecting more than 55,000 people. Last week's blog mainly covered the "A Brush with The Blues 2016" painting contest, and it highlighted what the festival offers children.