The Iconic Oregon Marionberry Didn’t Even Exist Until 1948

Every year we look forward to marionberry season. These dark bluish-black gems are a unique Oregon treat. They’re a joy to pick and even more fun to eat. We can’t imagine a world without marionberry pie, but this beautiful berry didn’t even exist until 1948!

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