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Millen Farms - Family-owned Sustainable Berry Farm - Canada Gap Certified -
Millen Farms is a family-owned sustainable berry farm nestled in the heart of Nova Scotia’s famed blueberry lands.

The Millen family farm, owned by Curtis and Ann Millen, almost 40 years ago in the Great Village area.

The operation, which involves the whole family, includes 150+ acres in strawberry and 600+ acres of wild native low bush blueberry. The farm is noted for its strawberries and wild blueberries. The strawberries are picked fresh each day, morning and evening. Most often they are delivered to the buyer straight from the field for freshness to the consumer.

Most of the wild blueberries are hand raked by about 175 hand rakers. The Millen’s firmly believe that hand harvesting their blueberries is the key to a better berry for consumers – less processing means blueberries that are closer to what you’ll find at harvest time. You can find the hand raked blueberries in the 5lb box or 1kg tub. Machine harvested blueberries can be found in the 1.5Kg and 600g bags.

We are Canada Gap Certified

CanadaGAP® is a food safety program for companies that produce, handle and broker fruits and vegetables. The program has received full Canadian Government Recognition, and is designed to help implement and maintain effective food safety procedures within fresh produce operations. The program is benchmarked to and officially recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Audit and certification services for the program are delivered by accredited Certification Bodies.

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Look what we found this morning! Fresh local strawberries are getting close! ... See MoreSee Less
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The guys were busy the last couple of nights protecting these blossoms from frost. Rule of thumb is a month from blossom to fruit to eat. Looking forward to a strawberry shortcake early June! ... See MoreSee Less
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Our friend and partner, The Kilted Chef, created a delicious side salad option for any meal. If you're looking to "class up" your salad option, this is the way to go about it! Classic Wedge SaladINGREDIENTS 1 Iceberg Lettuce cut into 6 wedges1 carrot cut into long shred½ cup wild blueberries¼ cup pumpkin seeds2 green onions cut along the biascreamy honey dressingcandied baconCreamy Citrus Honey Dressing1 cup mayonnaise1 cup sour cream½ cup honey1 clove minced garlic½ lemon juiceCandied Double Smoked Bacon½ lb double smoked bacon¼ cup maple syrupINSTRUCTIONS Wedge Salad:Simply remove the core of the iceberg lettuce and cut into 6 wedgesPlace on your plate and cover with dressing, top with carrots, wild blueberries, pumpkin seeds, green onions and top with candied bacon.Creamy Citrus Honey Dressing:Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, honey and garlic. Mix together. Refrigerate for 1 hour and you are ready to serve.Candied Double Smoked BaconCut ½ pound bacon in lardon; ¼ inch squares then saute them in a frying pan on high heat.Let sit until they start to brown, then turn on all four sides.Once lardon are cooked, place them on paper towel to absorb the grease. Wipe your pan dry, then bring the bacon back to the pan.Once it heats up again, pour ¼ cup maple syrup to a boil, then let reduce slowly until it coats each piece.Let cool on parchment paper. Use as a garnish for your salad, etc.If you're looking for this recipe (and more), be sure to check out the blog section on our website! You can find this recipe using the link below: canadianwildblueberries.ca/classic-wedge-salad/ ... See MoreSee Less
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