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Marketing Small Fruit

Posted on by Steve DuCheney

Here is a helpful marketing resource for all who are growing and hoping to sell saskatoons and/or any other berries. Although Cathy, the author, passed away a couple of years ago as a result of a tragic car accident, her …

Saskatoon berries are ready to be picked

Posted on by Steve DuCheney

Saskatoon berries are ready to be picked.  Come on by. We provide shoulder harness and buckets to enhance your picking pleasure. It is best to bring your own containers for taking your berries home, although we do have some available …

Traverse City welcomes Summer with Saskatoons

Posted on by Steve DuCheney

Traverse City Michigan is learning the power of the Saskatoon berry. This is the Summer of Saskatoons. As the popularity of the superfruit grows, Northern Michigan is getting its first real taste through local growers and local u-pick farms. Read …

Growing Magazine

Posted on by Steve DuCheney

Growing magazine has recently published an article outlining the newest Northern crop, Juneberries, also known as saskatoon berries. As consumers become more and more aware of the super antioxidant potential, the desire for saskatoon berries will increase. It is believed …

The Record Eagle talks about a new berry in town.

Posted on by Steve DuCheney

Recently the Traverse City Record Eagle posted an article about the new berry in town. You guessed it, the saskatoon.  The article discusses how the new berry can become an important crop for the state of Michigan as it can …

Learn about Growing Saskatoons

Posted on by Steve DuCheney

Richard G. St-Pierre, Ph.D. has written a guide to help others learn about growing saskatoon berries. His web site, Prairie Elements, includes a wide assortment of information pertaining to the biology an culture of the saskatoon berry. The book Growing …

What is a Saskatoon Berry?

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General Info on Saskatoon Berries Similar in appearance to blueberries and grown on hearty bushes that survive harsh winters, Saskatoon berries have been a staple of Western Canadian culture since the days of the aborigines. Today, these superfruits are enjoyed …

Saskatoon Berries as a SuperFruit

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Saskatoon Berries as a SuperFruit (antioxidants) It’s a long-accepted fact that fruits are good for the body. Certain fruits, however, offer such a high amount of antioxidants and disease-fighting capabilities, they’ve earned the name superfruit for their superior level of …

The Economics of Growing Saskatoon Berries

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The Economics of Growing Saskatoon Berries A very hearty, deciduous shrub native to Canada, Saskatoon berries are found throughout the area from western Ontario to British Columbia to the Yukon Territory. In fact, there is even a city named Saskatoon …