Blackberry season is underway in southern Virginia Beach

BY JANE BLOODWORTH ROWE PUNGO — Summer’s heat and sun are ripening the blackberries, and this fruit is becoming available locally at markets. Blackberries aren’t as widely grown commercially as strawberries in Virginia Beach, but farmer Roy Flanagan grows them to… Continue Reading


Summer means prime time for blueberry farm in Virginia Beach’s Pungo

BY JANE BLOODWORTH ROWE PUNGO — Blueberries and blackberries, those sweet harbingers of full summer, are ripening in the orchards at Pungo Blueberries, Etc. This year promises to be a good one, according to owner Juanita Burns. The winter was just… Continue Reading