Harvesting will begin Thanksgiving weekend October 9 2015 and will continue through the following two (2) weeks. Our hours of operation are from 10 to 5 every day. There are no entrance fees, however if you plan on making purchases you will need cash and we do not have an Interac machine on the premises. Also, you will need to walk to the bogs therefore make sure you bring appropriate shoes. There are no guided tours during the weekends, but if you are in a group of 10 or more people and would like a guided tour during the week there is a $5,00 cost per person and you must make an appointment in advance. You can reach us at 819-467-4117 or via e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
On Saturday, October 10 there will be the cranberries Festival which is affiliated with the Cultural Association of the village of Kazabazua. Crafts, music, burger and hot dogs will be at the appointment and between 10 and 17 hours. For music and food will be available all the Thanksgiving weekend. Hope to meet you!
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The Harvest in 5 Steps

Posted in The cranberries Valley

Cranberries are grown in rectangular fields surrounded by 5-foot (1,5 m) high dikes.

Here is how they are harvested :

  1. The fields are flooded until the water rises about 1.5 foot (0,5 m) above the plans.
  2. Mechanical threshers stir the water and the plants to separate the fruit from the plant; the berries then float on the water's surface.
  3. Employees enter the flooded basins wearing special pants; they push the cranberries to one end of the basin where a pump is located.
  4. The cranberries are pumped to a small collector station to be cleaned and then loaded onto a truck.
  5. Once the truck is full, it leaves for Quebec city where the cranberries are processed into juice or dried fruit.
  • Fields of cranberries
  • Our flooded fields
  • Mechanical threshers stir the water
  • Employees enter the flooded basins
  • The cranberries beign pumped and washed
  • Final Product
  • Our fields of cranberries are located in the Outaouais region.
  • The fields are flooded until the water rises about 1.5 foot (0,5 m) above the plans.
  • Mechanical threshers stir the water and the plants to separate the fruit from the plant; the berries then float on the water's surface.
  • Employees enter the flooded basins wearing special pants; they push the cranberries to one end of the basin where a pump is located.
  • The cranberries are pumped to a small collector station to be cleaned and then loaded onto a truck.
  • Once the truck is full, it leaves for Quebec city where the cranberries are processed into juice or dried fruit.