july09 149With all the rain it was a fabulous summer for berries. Our raspberries are producing copiously and the blueberries, now in for three years, are producing enough berries to keep us picking most July and August mornings. We also transplanted blackberry canes, a gift from our neighbors Alvin and Freeda Davis.

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All the wonderful berries, of course, led to wonderful evenings crushing and freezing and canning berries for jam and winter smoothies.

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Ellinore and Claire at work on raspberry jam

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