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LEARNING TRANSFORMS US.
By Katie Burris
As the weeks get shorter and the weather gets colder, celebrate with the best fall food ever – PIE. But not just any pie will do. In the past few weeks, an exciting Oregon legislature has been passed to make marionberry pie Oregon’s official state pie.
Many of you may be wondering, “What the heck is a marionberry?” To answer that question for you, Beaverton High’s very own marionberry expert, Richard Turner, an English teacher, is here to put all marionberry myths to rest. In his own words, here is the unofficial history of marionberries.
“They’re actually from [Germany], and they were brought over by Luther Burbank, a plant-breeder who said, ‘Wow, I bet these would go really good here, I could breed them into something cool.’ So he did, and he made several different varieties of blackberry and they escaped from his farm, and now are…
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