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For great delicious berry gift packs and other fun gifts visit today!What's one of the best things about summer in Oregon? Marionberries, known as the "Cabernet of Blackberries," must be near the top.

Named after Marion County, Oregon, Marionberries are a cross between a Chehalem blackberry and Olallieberry blackberry. Marionberry season is under way now and ends in early August.

Our Marionberries are grown at Columbia Empire Farms on our Dundee farm, then made into delicious preserves, syrups, BBQ sauce and pepper jelly sold through Your

Why not send the sweet taste of Oregon Marionberries to someone special? On our website, you'll find dozens of Marionberry gift ideas, including:

Marionberry Deluxe, $199.99 - This bountiful basket overflows with Marionberry favorites, including the Marionberry Deluxe Sampler Gift Pack; Pie & Cobbler Filling and Pepper Jelly; Smoked Sockeye Fillets; Roasted Salted Hazelnuts; Oregon Berries candy; Taffy; and a "Beautiful America's Oregon Book." Cello-wrapped and tied with a bow.

Marionberry Deluxe Sampler, $61.99 - Marionberry preserves, syrup, All -Fruit Spread and BBQ Grill & Glaze. Plus Homestyle Scone Mix, Chocolate -Covered Hazelnuts and Chocolate Hazelnut Caramels.

Marionberry Breakfast, $39.99 - An overflowing pack of Northwest favorites: Marionberry and Red Raspberry Preserves, Homestyle Scone Mix, Marionberry Syrup and Aebleskiver (Scandinavian Pancake) Mix.

Marionberry Lovers Trio, $21.99 - This great assortment showcases our most popular flavor in three distinctive ways. The sweet & savory taste of Pepper Jelly; the farm-fresh flavor (no sugar added) of All Fruit Spread; and the delicious classic Seedless Preserves.

For more great delicious gift packs and other fun gifts visit today!