Blueberry growers thrive in south Jersey

Small farms’ bushes offer link to fruit’s long history

Posted: July 8, 2018 at 2:13 a.m.

Jeanne Lindsay stands by her Weymouth blueberry patch on her family’s farm in Hammonton, N.J., where she also grows Rancocas that are “good pie berries.”

Jeanne Lindsay often apologizes for the semiwild state of her pick-your-own blueberry patch, which she runs on the farm her in-laws started in 1941.

The annual blueberry festival is held at the historic Whitesbog Village, N.J., in late June.

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