Locally Farmed Haskap Berries
Growing newer varieties of haskap berries in Chetwynd, BC for local and commercial markets.
About the Berries
What are haskap berries?
A dark blue berry that grows on mid-size bushes and thrives in the cooler temperatures of northern Canada. Varieties developed by the University of Saskatchewan have dramatically improved taste and size. Member of the latin Lonicera Cerulea family, which also include the native blue honeysuckle growing in the boreal forest region.
What is the flavour of haskaps?
Haskaps have a thin skin with tiny unnoticable seeds. Our varieties of Aurora, Indigos and Boreals have a tangy sweet, complex flavour, often likened to mixed berries. They make many great products such as juice, jam, spreads, tarts, chutneys, relishes, ice cream, yoghurt, dried berries, and powdered berry mixes.
What are the benefits?
Haskap has long been known by the ancient Japanese as, “The Fruit of Life Longevity and Fruit of Vision”. It holds very high levels of antioxidants, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, fibre, calcium and potassium. It’s dark rich colour speaks to the high antioxidants and the nutrients it adds to many favourite dishes.
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Our News & Favourite Recipes
- U-Pick Coming in JulyOur berries are doing well and we’re planning for u-pick in July and August. Plan to come out and get your fill! In the meantime we’re happy to fill a haskap craving with some frozen berries or our haskap products.Continue reading “U-Pick Coming in July”
- It’s Spring!The snow is melting and our plants are showing more of their branches. Planning for this season is in full swing and u-pick is a part of it. Looking forward to seeing everyone out picking berries this summer. We haveContinue reading “It’s Spring!”
- Frozen Berries AvailableOur u-pick season is now closed. Thank you for the great support! We appreciated having each person come out and enjoy our berries. If you missed coming to pick or would like more berries, we do have frozen berries availableContinue reading “Frozen Berries Available”