Posted by: Small House Under a Big Sky Homestead | July 21, 2015

Blackberry Chia Seed Jam – Only 3 Ingredients and Ready in 20 minutes!

Our black berries will be ready soon. I am going to try this recipe!

Old World Garden Farms

There is nothing like picking wild blackberries. The anticipation of the red plump berries turning into a dark, luscious, sweet treat makes our mouths water.

Wild blackberry canes growing next to our farm. Wild blackberry canes growing next to our farm.

We are very fortunate to have a batch of wild blackberry plants right next to the farm. Unfortunately, it is on the edge of a wooded area and right next to an even bigger patch of poison ivy.  As many of you know, I get poison ivy extremely easy. So this week, I put my protective clothing on (jeans, long sleeve shirt, boots and gloves) in the mid-summer heat to pick the ripe ones off the vine. The gloves serve a dual purpose as they also protect me from the thorns sticking out of the bush, designed to protect the delicate crop.

After we pick the berries the first thing we do is make a cobbler and…

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