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Minto Island Growers

Pick Your Own Strawberries

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Pick Your Own Blueberries

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Pick Your Own Raspberries

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Pick Your Own Tomatoes

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The History of Minto Blueberries

I was very fortunate to grow up experiencing the wonder of fresh blueberries every summer. My Grandpa Walt saw the opportunity for blueberry growing in Oregon and planted a beautiful 200 acre blueberry farm in the 1980’s, which is adjacent to the land that MIG farms.

In 2012 we took over two acres of my grandparents original farm and transitioned it to organic production. The Early Blue variety is one of the first to ripen and thus great for the early blueberry season. The berries have not been sprayed nor treated with any chemical inputs for several years. The plants are mature and very easy to u-pick.

In 2009 we planted 5 acres of our own blueberries- 3 rows of the Reka variety, and the remainder and majority the Duke variety; our 5 acres is certified organic. Chris and I were mentored by the operators of my grandparent’s farm, Phil Olson, and we’ve loved being able to provide organic blueberries to our CSA members and through u-pick. Managing any perennial crop organically is very challenging, mostly due to weed pressure, especially the prevalent blackberries and thistles. In 2013 we decided to cover the blueberry beds with ground cloth to help with weed control. We feel very fortunate to have these 5 acres of organic blueberries as the backbone of our farm and love sharing these tasty and nutritious berries with the community!

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Our store is closed for the season, except for two holiday pop up markets in Nov. and Dec. see our events page for details.

(503) 362-5105 [email protected]

We usually close our doors for the season after October, but this year we are thrilled to announce that we are hosting two weekend pop-up markets in conjunction with the Salem Saturday Market! Come on out November 21-22 and December 19-20 from 9am-5pm and support local artisans and farmers.

Due to rain, the haunted corn maze will be cancelled for Saturday 10/10. However, next weekend’s forecast looks very promising! Our store is open today until 6pm. Come out and enjoy baked goods fresh from the oven with hot coffee, cocoa, or cider!

It’s our favorite time of year on the farm! Fall festivities! We’ve got all kinds of things for your family to do this year together. Take a look at our list of activities and pricing to plan your excursion together.

Cornelian Cherries are now in season! They make great jelly and are available for $2 per pound. Golden raspberries are in their second crop now at $1.75 per pound for upick. Apple season has begun and we have upick for $1 per pound.

Local peaches and cherries in stock! Upick blueberries, triple crown blackberries, and black currants for $1.35 per pound.

All available u-pick berries are now $1.35 per pound. We currently have blueberries, kotata blackberries, currants, and boysenberries.

Many u-pick berries are now available! Strawberry season is essentially over, but customers may glean what they can for $1.25 per pound. Blueberries, blackberries, and currants are $1.25 per pound. Raspberries are $1.75 per pound.

U-pick raspberries available for $1.75 per pound.

Upick begins Tuesday, June 2! Hours are 8am-7pm.

U-pick strawberries will begin in early June priced at $1.35 per pound.

U pick salem oregon Our store is closed for the season, except for two holiday pop up markets in Nov. and Dec. see our events page for details. (503) 362-5105 [email protected] ]]>