There are approximately 2700 acres in blueberry production in Mississippi with the majority of blueberry acreage in the Southern half of the state. Fresh blueberries are available in the market place from May through September with June and July being the peak harvest season.
Approximately 50% of Mississippi blueberries are sold wholesale through marketing cooperatives. The remaining blueberries are sold on a pick-your-own basis or sold independently through farmers markets, small stores, etc.
Enjoy blueberries fresh or freeze to enjoy year round. Do not wash the berries before freezing.. Freeze dry in freezer containers. Wash them right before using them in your favorite recipes.