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Pick Blueberries Day

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About Pick Blueberries Day

When is Pick Blueberries Day? This holiday is always celebrated on July 10

What a beautiful summer day. There’s no place you’d rather be, than out in a sunny field picking your favorite fruit. The blueberry harvest begins in early to mid-July. So, it should come as no surprise, that Pick Blueberry Day is today, a July 10 holiday.

Native to North America, blueberries are delicious, healthy, and nutritious. Over 90% of all blueberries are grown in North America. The U.S. is the world’s largest producer. In 2021, the U.S. harvested a total of 660 million pounds of cultivated and wild blueberries. North American natives called them “Star Berries’, as the blossom end has five points resembling a star.

From a health standpoint, everyone should eat plenty of these plump, blue fruits. They contain the highest level of antioxidants of all fruits and vegetables. They are high in fiber, too. These little berries can have a huge, positive impact on your health. Medicinal benefits include improved memory and brain health, fights or helps to control, Alzheimer’s, and certain cancers, promote heart health, and much more.

Did You Know? Native Americans used blueberry juice for persistent coughs, and for good eyesight.

How to Celebrate and Participate in Pick Blueberries Day

With all of the medicinal benefits of Blueberries, you should celebrate Pick Blueberries Day in many ways, including:

  • Go out to a U-Pick farm and pick them fresh from the field.
  • In a hurry? Pick them off the grocery shelf.
  • Plant blueberry bushes, so you can pick them in your backyard next year.
  • Now that you’ve picked them, it’s time to eat them! Pull out your favorite blueberry recipes and get cooking. Grab a blueberry recipe or two.

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History and Origin of Pick Blueberries Day

Our research has not yet uncovered the creator of this special day, or when it was first celebrated. It appears to have begun in the early 2000s.

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