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Peak Season Picking

Ontario berries are always best at peak freshness and timing depends on their variety and geography....

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Explaining Ontario June-bearing Strawberries

There’s no better way to kick off the summer than with strawberries. ...

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Explaining Ontario Raspberries

Fresh or jammed? Either way, Ontario growers produce about 12 varieties of red raspberries that are ideal for several uses....

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Explaining Ontario Blueberries

The bluest blueberries signal they’re ready to be picked and plunked into a pancake....

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Explaining Ontario Everbearing Strawberries

Sometimes called day-neutral strawberries, these new varieties are every bit as flavourful as the strawberries ripening in June. ...

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Very Berry Canada Day Highlights

Nothing is as quintessential to Canada Day as strawberries. That’s why Berry Growers of Ontario invited food media and influencers to experience the heart of berry production in Ontario’s Norfolk County....

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Sustainability

Berry growers in Ontario utilize advanced methods of sustainable berry cultivation, harvesting and packaging....

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Lavender-Blueberry Sparkler

Floral and delicately fragrant lavender balanced by the distinct sweet-tart flavour of blueberry liqueur make up this elegant coupe cocktail....

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Family Farms

Most members of the Berry Growers of Ontario are family-run farms. Several of them are multi-generational operations that have, over time, finely honed stewardship of their land through innovative and sustainable agricultural practices....

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Strawberry Maple Custard Slices

The English love their custard; the French their flaky pastry. The best of both are combined with local sweet strawberries and maple syrup....