National Blueberry Pie Day
National Blueberry Pie Day is celebrated on April 28 of every year. National Blueberry Pie Day is dedicated to one of America’s most unique and favourite desserts. Americans started filling their pies with yummy, fresh blueberries from the colonial era. Blueberries are also called as star berries by the Native Americans, and they are one of nature’s excellent foods. The humble blueberry is one of the natural foods that are blue, and these blue fruits are native to the Americas.
“There are eyes, to be sure, that give no more admission into the man than blueberries.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
History of National Blueberry Pie Day
The origin and history of National Blueberry Pie Day are not known. Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits; they are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. The chemicals found in this fruit fights against diseases like urinary tract infection, and it also helps to prevent specific cancer development. Blueberries help in maintaining blood pressure, and it reduces blood sugar, and these berries are good for eyesight, and they also help in enhancing memory. Blueberry pie is one of the very famous pie in the United States of America. Blueberry season starts in May, and it gets over in the late summer, so this pie is an everlasting favourite at 4th of July celebrations. Blueberry Pie is an official dessert of Maine and Maine is the most significant producer of blueberries compared to other states, and about 25% of low bush blueberries are grown in Maine.
Other Celebrations on April 28
April 28 is also celebrated as
- International Marconi Day
- International Workers Memorial Day
- National Cubicle Day
- National Biological Clock Day
- National Go Birding Day
- World Veterinary Day
- Save The Frogs Day
- National Sense of Smell Day
How to Celebrate National Blueberry Pie Day
On National Blueberry Pie Day, go to your favourite bakery and enjoy eating blueberry Pie with your family members and friends. There are plenty of blueberry Pie recipes on the internet so you can also try making your blueberry pie. Take pictures while having blueberry Pie and post it on social media using the hashtag #BlueberryPieDay.