Satisfy your summer cravings 鈥 with fresh Oregon berries.

On a hot day, what sounds delicious? An ice cream sandwich or a flavorful salad? Some berry lemonade or homemade popsicles? Each of these items can be made with local berries, which you鈥檒l find an abundance across Oregon between July and August. Check out our recommended recipes below, and give one a try. Or all of them.

berries on toast

Sweet


  • 澳门管家婆资料大全/Food Hero
     

  • Half Baked Harvest
     

  • Oregon Blackberry and Raspberry Commission
     

  • Half Baked Harvest
     

  • Food Network

Photo provided by OSU Food Hero program

Savory


  • Oregon Blackberry and Raspberry Commission
     

  • Life as a Strawberry
     

  • Oregon Blackberry and Raspberry Commission
     

  • Oregon Blackberry and Raspberry Commission

 

Beverages


  • 澳门管家婆资料大全/Food Hero
     

  • Taste of Home
     

  • Laura Fuentes

Photo provided by OSU Food Hero program

Snacks


  • Taste of Home
     

  • Oregon Blackberry and Raspberry Commission
     

  • Pinch and Swirl

 

If you鈥檙e interested in creating your own berry jams, jellies or preserves, the OSU Extension Service offers several additional .

Boost your berry knowledge

  • Before their release in 1956, were primarily tested in Marion County, through a partnership between 澳门管家婆资料大全 and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And that's how they got their name.
     
  • Columbia Star blackberries are gaining popularity in Oregon, because they are thornless, sweet and hold up well in cold weather.
     
  • Red raspberries were one of the first fruits brought along the Oregon Trail in the late 1800s. They are excellent berries to freeze for use all year.

Unsure of where to find fresh berries? Stop by your local farmer鈥檚 or Saturday market, or find a u-pick farm near you.

Enjoy the sweet taste of Oregon鈥檚 summer harvest!