Well bred raspberries

by Janet Nicol

British Columbia raspberries are grown the world around but our west coast climate means our farmers grow some of the best. In fact, BC produces 80 percent of all raspberries in Canada, so it only seems right to eat locally and learn everything there is to know about this luscious cousin of the strawberry.

So begins an article on everything you want to know about raspberries, based on interviews with Alf Krause of Krause Berry Farm in Langley and Tom Baumann, a professor at the University of the Fraser Valley involved in a highly successful fruit breeding program.

The full story is available in Edible Vancouver magazine, high summer 2015 issue and on line at –

http://onlinedigeditions.com/article/Raspberry+Royalty/2221447/0/article.html

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