33 Black River Rd. Croswell, MI 48422
For over three decades we have been providing some of Michigan's best produce to our happy visitors. In recent years we have focused on growing the finest, most flavorful blueberries Michigan has to offer. We offer either U-Pick or ready picked as well as frozen berries.
Located in Michigan's thumb, we are six miles west of the resort town of Lexington on the Lake Huron shore.
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U-Pick or buy ready picked blueberries. Open approximately the middle of July - 8am-4pm, Sundays & Holidays 9am-4pm.
Last person going out in field at 3pm - no exceptions. Call for weather & crop conditions before you come 810-679-3273.
blueberries and good health
Luscious, sweet blueberries are only 80 calories per
cup, virtually fat-free and a good source of vitamin C.
In addition, there is mounting scientific evidence that blueberries help
promote good health. Here is what we have learned so far...continue
Cooking with Blueberries - more than just muffins
Blueberries are an amiable berry— getting along well with a diverse crowd of foods and flavors. Though they can’t be beat in all things sweet—such as cakes, puddings, muffins and pancakes—don’t forget that they’re pretty impressive on the savory side too.
BLUEBERRY MEASUREMENTS AND CONVERSIONS keep in mind that blueberries vary in density and moisture content, so these ranges are approximates.
1 pint of fresh blueberries weights about 3/4 of a pound.
1 pound of fresh blueberries is about 2 and 2/3 cups of berries.
It takes about 4 cups (about of blueberries to make a blueberry pie
A normal batch of blueberry preserves, jam or jelly requires 5 pints of berries.
HOW TO STORE BLUEBERRIES Refrigerate fresh blueberries as soon as you get them home, in a covered bowl or storage container. Wash berries just before use. Use within 10 days of purchase.
HOW TO FREEZE BLUEBERRIES The secret to successful freezing is to use berries that are unwashed and completely dry. Discard berries that look bruised or shriveled. Place the berries in a freezer container or resealable freezer bag. The berries will freeze individually and you can remove just the portion you need. Remember to rinse them before using.
BLUEBERRIES-"Nature's Blue Powerhouse" "Blueberries absorb more damaging free radicals, which are blamed for cell damage that causes cancer, heart disease and age related disorders, than fruits and vegetables." "Just 1/2 cup of blueberries can nearly double the amount of antioxidants that most people consume in a day." "The antioxidant power of blueberries shows capability in warding off - even reversing - inward and outward effects of aging." "Studies indicate that the antioxidant power does not diminish in frozen blueberries or blueberry pie filling." Quotes taken from "The Joy of Blueberries" written by Theresa Millang