The conventional notion that blueberries grow only in the north is quickly being dispelled.
is a major producer of early season blueberries. Florida blueberries are usually available through June. Most are hand picked fresh, packed and shipped within 24 hours but there are many local sale and U-pick operations. To find a Florida U-pick farm near you, go to florida-agriculture.com. Florida
Who can resist a fresh green salad, salsa, pancakes or pie made with fresh blueberries?
Blueberry Walnut Salad
10 oz package mixed salad greens
1 pint fresh blueberries washed
¼ cup coarsely chopped, toasted walnuts
¼ cup low fat feta cheese crumbled
Low fat raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing
In a large bowl toss salad greens with blueberries and walnuts. Drizzle with salad dressing and top with feta. Serve immediately.
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