Strawberry season is starting to wind down, but I noticed raspberries last time I stopped in the berry farm! And they said blueberries were just about ready. As those of us that live in Oregon know, the blackberries are soon to follow!
So where can you go to pick your own or buy some fresh berries someone else picked? Some of the grocery stores carry locally grown fruit, but I’m never really sure how long ago it was picked. My choice is farmers market or direct from the farm.
Here is a list of four farms that I am familiar with in the upper Willamette Valley – followed by a few recipes for Strawberries and Raspberries. Watch for the blackberry post! Continue reading