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Blueberries: ripe for the picking

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Julia Botero
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Jen Degregario, visitng the North Country from New Jersey, picked blueberries for the first time.

Blueberries are ripe in the North Country right now. Think warm blueberry pies, sweet blueberry pancakes and blueberry buckle. If you'd like to spend a warm summer day outside collecting fresh berries to throw into a homemade summer dessert, it's time to find your nearest farm before the season ends.

Julia Botero stopped at the Tug Hill Vineyards with her friend Jen Degregorio and got to work picking highbush blueberries.

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Bushes are brimming with berries at Tug Hill Vineyards.

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Tug Hill Vineyard have five-acres of highbush blueberries ready to be picked.