Bright Sun, Blue skies, and Blueberries - Bluetiful!
Surrey: Spring is in the air and everything is blooming or on the verge of breaking ou, the fields cleaned up, bushes pruned and bee contracts in place for pollinators, as the industry is rolling into another season. BC's blueberries are on the way. Last year the production was reported at 170 million pounds. A worthy target for this season. Last June the Asian Journal reported that the Blueberry industry had succeeded in achieving a market access agreement to supply fresh blueberries to China. We contacted Debbie Etsell, the Executive Director of the BC Blueberry Council to find out how the first year of the agreement had gone, and she reported that they did achieve some shipments China,
Ready for the new season, highbush blueberries in Richmond are on the verge of blooming. (Inset) Debbie Etsell, Executive Director of the BC Blueberry Council.