Blueberries: New Jersey’s Wonder Fruit

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Date(s) - 03/20/2017
7:00 pm

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Union Free Public Library

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The blueberry has its roots in the Pinelands of New Jersey. Elizabeth White along with Dr. Fredrick Coville proved that the “swamp huckleberry” could be cultivated. Discover the history of this fascinating berry and the contributions Elizabeth White of Whitesbog made to its cultivation. Learn why the blueberry is touted as the wonder fruit with a host of healthful benefits and hear about the variety of ways to prepare and savor these berries.

Judith Krall-Russo
Food Historian

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