Blueberries and More

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Hood strawberries are gone, but blueberries are already here. This is early; blueberries usually begin after the 4th of July. This year’s crop is the heavies I have ever seen. Expect the season to last till late August. U-pick price $1.25 a pound. People, that’s a bargain!

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The black  

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and pink currants are also ready to pick. Pink currants are delicious out of hand, black currants make absolutely superior jelly and can also be juiced for a winter tonic, as they are very nutritious and, unique among fruits, contain iron. Gooseberries are also available. Currants and gooseberries are $1:00 a pound u-pick.  

Fordyce Farm at the Salem Saturday Market

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Fordyce Farm will be participating in the Salem Saturday Market in beautiful downtown Salem, Oregon throughout May. What do we offer?

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Delicious baked goods! Fresh bread, scones, pie, and cake, including:

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Strawberry scones! Strawberry cheesecake on almond shortbread, and strawberry coffeecake. Why all the strawberries?

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Strawberries are here! We will have fresh strawberries by the pint. 

Look what else we offer: 

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Beautiful blooming perennials, shrubs, and fruiting plants, like blueberries, strawberry plants, currants, and gooseberries. Yes, Fordyce Farm is also a nursery specializing in ultra-hardy summer blooming perennials, own-root roses, and fruiting plants

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We absolutely love what we do and everything we produce and look forward to sharing it with you. The Salem Saturday Market is in downtown Salem between Marion and Union Street and is open 9:00 to 3:00.