Other NamesMarion Blackberry
The Marionberry cultivar, Rubus x 'Marion', is a USDA created cross between Ollalieberry, Rubus ursinus, and Chehalem Blackberry, Rubus x armeniaus. Both of those are hybrids as well, produced from crossing Raspberry with Blackberry, and Blackberry with Dewberry. Also known as Marion Blackberry.
It may be possible to find any marionberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!
B's the buzz
Hannah ordered a grilled-chicken Caesar salad ($11) and the Made Mary marionberry cider from 2 Towns Ciderhouse, both of which I sampled. The salad's dressing was delicate—not the type that burns the taste of garlic and anchovies onto your tongue for ... Chico News & Review [ story ]
A new bakery, another inch on the waistline
The cheesecake, topped with glazed figs and a fig jam, had a welcomed lightness, not the common heaviness, more a mousse. The "Oregon Love" chiffron cake was a wedge of the region's signature ingredients—marionberry and hazelnut cream. And, finally ... The Source Weekly [ story ]
The best reds from the Great NW Invitational
Spicy aromas of bacon fat, clove and ripe Marionberry lead to bold, sexy flavors of ripe dark fruit, sensual spices and lusciousness. It's all backed with impressive acidity and mild tannins. (14.7 percent) Smasne Cellars 2011 Upland Vineyard Ancient ... HeraldNet (blog) [ story ]