Plow Maker Farms: We grow great organic food

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Raspberries


Plow Maker Farm: a single raspberryRaspberries, like many other berries, are extremely high in antioxidants and other healthy anti-inflammatory phytonutrients.

Interesting Facts about Raspberries:

If you look closely you can see that individual raspberries are not a single fruit. They are a collection of smaller fruit called a drupelet.

Raspberries were first used as a medicinal herb. The roots and blossoms were used for eye ointments or made into a tea for stomach and throat ailments.

Raspberries came to the Americas in the 1700 century.

Why you should buy organic raspberries

Raspberries are on the list of fruits likely to harbor pesticide residue. In addition to a heavy spray schedule, many commercial growers use fumigation with methyl bromide to control raspberry pests.


Why We Are Certified Organic


We don't just say we grow organically, we are certified Organic. This means our farm and operating procedures are inspected, approved and certified Organic by Washington State's Department of Agriculture. Sure it takes us extra time and work to meet Washington's strict organic requirements, but we think it is worth it for our customer's peace of mind.

Growing organically requires more than not using pesticides and synthetic fertilizers. Plow Maker Farms has sustainable growing practices that improve our soil, create habitat for wildlife, and leave the land better than when we started farming. We take the time to certify our farm so you know you are getting the very best organic berries and produce.

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