Tag Archives: saskatoon

2103 Season comes to an end

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As the 2013 season comes to an end, we would like to thank all our customers, local and distant, for making it a successful season. We are in the process of prepping for the 2014 season, so be sure to …

Saskatoon berries are ready to be picked

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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 …

Saskatoon Berries Introduced to Weight Watchers

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I had the pleasure of meeting Chef Isabella, a recipe creator for Weight Watchers, and the personal chef to Florine Mark, President and CEO of WW Group, Inc. on Monday evening, July 8th, at a cooking demo at the Traverse …

Saskatoon U-Pick Opening June 2013

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It’s almost that time of year. Saskatoon Michigan will be launching it’s U-pick service this year and we are expecting a very good crop. The U-Pick will be open the end of June based on ripening time. If you’d like …

The Record Eagle talks about a new berry in town.

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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

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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 …

Planting Services Now Available

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That’s right. Take the pain our of planting and take advantage of our planting services. Using our mechanical planter, we will plant all your plants. You may even be eligible for a discount in you purchase your plants from us! …

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 …