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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Blueberries ripe for the picking

Blueberries are now ripe and ready at both of Bellevue's seasonal U-pick blueberry farms:

Mercer Slough Blueberry Farm & Bill Pace Fruit and Produce
(2380 Bellevue Way SE)
Open Daily, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Larsen Lake Blueberry Farm
(14812 SE Eighth St.)
Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

U-Pick berries are $1.50 per pound. Picking is only permitted in designated areas during sales stand operating hours. The blueberry season usually lasts from mid-July to early September, depending on climate conditions.

Bellevue's blueberry farms also carry a wide variety of fresh seasonal produce, cut flowers and other agricultural products.

Originally established in the 1940s, the Mercer Slough and Larsen Lake blueberry farms are owned and managed by Bellevue Parks & Community Services to help preserve Bellevue's agricultural heritage. The farms provide a pastoral setting for park access and seasonal U-pick opportunities. 

For more information, call Mercer Slough Blueberry Farm at 425-467-0501 or Larsen Lake Blueberry Farm at 425-260-2266.

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Parks & Community Services
450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Phone: 425-452-6885
Fax: 425-452-7221


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