The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association (NARBA) is a national organization of large and small growers and of researchers, marketers, and other stakeholders in the caneberry industry, dedicated to industry sustainability and long-term growth.

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The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association was founded in 1985 to represent growers across North America. Learn more about the origins, the history and development of our organization.
NARBA members elect an Executive Council which consists of eight regional representatives and a slate of officers. Learn more about our governing structure and our current officers & representatives.
NARBA members come from every aspect of the caneberry industry from beginning growers to fresh market distributors to horticulture experts. Learn more about a few of our current members.
The North American Raspberry and Blackberry Association gives this annual award to recognize members of the raspberry and blackberry industry for their dedication, leadership and service.
Image courtesy of Agriberry Farm and CSA.


Funding for NARBA comes primarily from membership dues. There are several types of memberships available.

  • Grower
  • Research or Associate
  • Student
  • Industry
  • Affiliate Organization

Benefits of joining NARBA include industry networking opportunities, annual conference registration discounts, The Bramble Newsletter, and much more.