Be the Blueberry

blueberries-transHello, my name is Violet Beauregarde. You may remember me from Roald Dahl’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I was the kid who chewed a lot of gum—and I mean A LOT—and while visiting Mr. Wonka’s factory, I got excited and grabbed one of his inventions. Short story shorter, the dang gum backfired, and I turned into a giant blueberry and had to be rolled away by the Oompa Loompas.


What's in Season July 2013

strawberries peachesHere’s a preview of the goodies being harvested from some of our farms in July, from The FruitGuys regional produce buyers. To see what’s being delivered this week, visit and choose your region.

Infused Water

Blue Ray Blueberries


blackberries_lgBlackberry thumb is what some call the malady of too much texting. [:-(] At the Emerging Technology Conference in San Diego the theme was "The Attention Economy," Linda Stone spoke of a "continuous partial attention" trend. Constantly checking devices for messages, losing focus. [hu me?]. FruitGuys urges you to work better at work. Put down the PDA, take a face to face meeting and enjoy some real blackberries. [swEt & gud 4 U]

Albion Strawberry

Berry Nice

Summer is here, and with it the most delicious of all fruit: fresh berries. Be they strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries, berries evolved to be literally irresistible in order to spread their seeds. Taste alone is reason to indulge, but with berries you get to have your cake and eat it too—berries are packed with nutrients, and few foods can compare to their benefits to human health.

Berries of Summer

Spring Swooning for Summer Fruit