Huckleberry Producers Struggling with Summer Conditions

Being involved in the huckleberry industry, we always keep our ear to the ground to gauge the success of the huckleberry harvest.  Because we work with huckleberry producers, we are concerned when those producers are struggling with summer conditions. Last year’s crop seemed to be pretty good — going well into September.  The cost of […]

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The History of Huckleberry Picking Rakes

With huckleberry season in full swing, there is still controversy around huckleberry picking rakes.  To help folks decide if rakes are a good option or not, the following is a short history of huckleberry picking rakes and how we began selling them. Early  Discovery and Use of Huckleberry Picking Rakes One of the earliest mentions […]

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Random Huckleberry Facts

Despite the hot temperatures in the Pacific Northwest, we are hearing that the huckleberries are beginning to ripen.  Depending on where you live and pick, you might want to start searching around your area or your favorite patches to see how they are doing. In the meantime, enjoy some random fun huckleberry facts (Some taken […]

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Huckleberry Festivals are Back!

Due to COVID, many annual huckleberry festivals were canceled.  But this year is different:  Huckleberry festivals are back! When we were actively producing huckleberry products, we often visited and exhibited at some of the regional huckleberry festivals.  One in particular that we loved was the North Powder Huckleberry Festival in North Powder, Oregon.  Being a […]

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Huckleberry Picking Rakes in Stock for 2021

Huckleberry rakes are currently in stock and ready for the 2021 huckleberry season! Early reports look good for this year’s huckleberry season! Warm spring combined with no late frost (in most areas) is an indication of a good crop.     Since we are right on the edge of the huckleberry season, we want to clear […]

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Best Huckleberry Products in the Pacific Northwest!

Despite all efforts, huckleberries are scarce this time of the year.  Even if you spent last summer, hiking on the hillsides looking for huckleberries, your stash may be depleted.  Don’t despair!  I know of the best huckleberry product in the Pacific Northwest:  Gem Berry Products!  Gem Berry Products is one of the oldest Idaho gourmet […]

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