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Berry Delicious

July 23rd, 2013

In the future, we hope to plant blueberry bushes and raspberry canes, until then we have to find them elsewhere.  Lucky for us, Sweet Season Farm is located just a few miles down the road and has pick-your-own raspberry and blueberries.
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Yesterday morning we loaded up and headed down there to pick. Our neighbor and her mother-in-law were also in our party.
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Mr Chiots and I didn’t end up getting any blueberries, we plan on heading back for those later this week. I might freeze just a few, or we might eat them all fresh. Last night I was thinking about making a batch of Nourishing Custard with fresh raspberries. Or I might pull out a few of my cookbooks for inspiration. I love fresh berries in season!

Do you grow any berries in your garden? If you had a glut of red and black raspberries what would you make with them?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.