The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference is February 21-24, 2022 in Gaithersburg, Maryland, not far from Washington, D.C — or virtual from wherever you are! This conference will include BOTH virtual and in-person options.

A pre-conference virtual short course, “Getting Started with Raspberries & Blackberries” starts on January 31. And a great farm tour is part of the in-person conference.

REGISTER NOW!  Early-Bird discount through January 20.


We invite you to join our Facebook communities.  These groups are open to all. Share your queries, comments, ideas, and photos.

  • Growing Raspberries & Blackberries — for home gardeners, wannabe producers, and commercial growers. More than 2000 members and growing.
  • Berry Eaters —  for people who like eating berries (all berries, not only raspberries and blackberries), those who know how healthful they are and wish they ate more, and those just getting introduced to them. 

Please explore the many resources on our website and let us know how we can help you.

Eat more berries! If you are a consumer, we encourage you to make raspberries and blackberries part of your diet even more! They are nutritional powerhouses — and a delight to taste and to see. 

Click here to join or renew a NARBA membership.

Who is NARBA? The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association is an organization of growers, both large and small, and of researchers, marketers, and others in the caneberry industry. Here’s what we do:
— Promote delicious and nutritious blackberries and raspberries to the public
— Support production and marketing of raspberries and blackberries through communication, education, and research



Meet a few of our members. 


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