Barbie’s Berries turns out fruits of its labor

Barbie’s Berries turns out fruits of its labor
Berry pickers at Barbie's Berries sift through their day's harvest. Photo by Jefferson L. Morriss

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Filed on 06. Aug, 2010 in Contents

By Jefferson L. Morriss

Barb Kraght, owner of Barbie’s Berries in Ferndale, opened the berry farm in 1996 mostly as a hobby. But now it has grown to employ 50 people during the strawberry, raspberry, blackberry and blueberry harvests. Along with a “U-pick” sales model, the business delivers to markets and bakeries around the county and has expanded into the frozen fruit market. To learn more, watch the video.

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