Come visit our blueberry farm and pick your own delicious New Hampshire grown blueberries.
We are situated on 85 acres and 11 acres have 7,500 high bush blueberries.
Norland Berries is a family owned and operated blueberry farm. We are located off Route 28 between Locke Lake and Half Moon Lake in Barnstead, New Hampshire. We have 7,500 high bush blueberries in 6 different varieties just waiting to be picked!
"We love this place!! We hope there's still plenty of blueberries for us!"
Our family has been picking blueberries in this field since 1999. They are simply the best we've ever had! (And we live in a state known for its blueberries.). Keep up the great work!
"Blueberries hold a special place in the foods of North America since more species of blueberries are native to North America than any other continent. While lowbush berries are native to other parts of the world — including Europe, the Mediterranean, and Asia — highbush berries were originally found almost exclusively in North America. To this day, the United States cultivates and supplies over half of all blueberries on a global basis. (The next largest percentage of world production — about 30% — also belongs to a North American country, Canada.) Among the 275 million pounds of blueberries grown in the U.S. (out of 550 million pounds grown worldwide), Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, Oregon, and North Carolina are states most heavily involved in blueberry farming. Because of its special interest in lowbush blueberries, the state of Maine is actually the largest lowbush blueberry producer in the world.
One interesting current trend in the history of blueberries has been their dramatically increased consumption within the U.S. In 1997, the average U.S. adult consumed about 13 ounces of blueberries per year. Ten years later, in 2007, that amount nearly doubled and reached an average level of 22 ounces. This increased consumption of blueberries within the U.S. has led to the cultivation of blueberries on almost 100,000 acres of land in the U.S., and has moved blueberries to second place as the most commonly eaten berry in the U.S. (second only to strawberry)." (whfoods.org)