Jim Riddle has been an organic farmer, gardener, inspector, educator, policy analyst, author, and speaker for more than 35 years. Jim co-owns and operates Blue Fruit Farm near Winona, Minnesota, where he and his wife Joyce Ford grow blueberries, black currants, elderberries, aronia berries, honeyberries and more. Jim has a wealth of knowledge about organic berry production, and in this podcast episode, he shares his advice for growing and direct marketing fresh berries as well as processed fruit products.
Blue Fruit Farm: www.bluefruitfarm.com
Savanna Institute: www.savannainstitute.org
Grassland 2.0: www.grasslandag.org
Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden - Lee Reich, 2004
Grow Fruit Naturally - Lee Reich, 2012
www.organicfruitgrowers.org Organic fruit grower's association
www.misa.umn.edu/publications/perennialfruit Perennial Fruit - new, unusual, and unique crops for northern climates