The Northwest Berry Foundation

We are a hub of research, information, and resources for Pacific Northwest berry growers, researchers, and industry organizations.

Upcoming Events: 2024 Caneberry Workshop

Please join us for a day of education and discussion with the latest news and research. You are welcome to attend either in person or virtually, but please note: Pesticide credits are available only to our in-person attendees.

Quick Links

Learn more about us, our impact in the small fruits industry, or
browse through our resources.

Our History

Learn more about our industry through on-farm research, grower education, information sharing, and reducing food waste.

Our Research

View some of our most recent research projects collaborating with the USDA-ARS, Oregon Raspberry & Blackberry Commission, and so much more.

Industry Calendar

Learn more about the PNW latest industry events, and add these events to your personal calendar. 

Pesticide Registrations & MRLS

Learn more about pesticide registrations in Oregon and Washington State.

NBF Forum

An open a platform of communication to growers and researchers across the Pacific Northwest.

The Small Fruit Update

The SFU features regional crop reports, industry news, pest management, research and industry events.


We love Community & Engagement

We collaborate with industry organizations like commodity commissions, berry councils, agriculture agencies, and extension centers.

Our team & Partners

Meet the Team

Since 2014, we’ve filled gaps in service offerings and research for Northwest berry growers, helping to support a strong small fruit industry in the Pacific Northwest. 

Julie Pond

Executive Director

Jason Myer

Field and Research Director

Elisa Lockhart

Organization and Operations Manager

In Memoriam, Tom Peerbolt

NBF Founder

Abby C Gearing

Creative Projects and Marketing Director

A Tribute to Tom Peerbolt