‘The Irresistible Blueberry Farm’: Hallmark’s Tasty World Movie Premiere, Starring Alison Sweeney, Marc Blucas, And Shirley Jones

The Irresistible Blueberry Farm is a delightful new movie that is premiering on HMC, the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel this weekend. The Palm Beach Daily News is reporting that the movie is based on The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Cafe, a 2013 book by Mary Simses. The Irresistible Blueberry Farm movie surrounds a big-city attorney who comes to a small town to deliver a letter to a blueberry farm owner who has a connection to her dead grandmother’s past. The television film is directed by Kristoffer Tabori and written by Melissa Salmons. According to Alibi, it stars Alison Sweeney, Marc Blucas, Kavan Smith, and Shirley Jones.


Synopsis Of The Irresistible Blueberry Farm On Hallmark Movies And Mysteries
When her grandmother dies, Ellen Branford, a hot shot Manhattan attorney, has to complete her grandmother’s dying wish, which is to deliver a letter to a man in Beacon, a small coastal town in Maine. It’s a strange request, but something Ellen must do for her grandmother Ruth, a woman who had a great impact on her life and one who continues to guide her even after her death.

With the letter in hand, Ellen packs her bags and heads for Beacon to find the man who owns a Blueberry farm. When she arrives, she is attracted to a beautiful pier that leads to the water. It is there that she decides to snap some photos. But while attempting to get the shot, Ellen falls into the water and is swept out to sea. Her life is saved when a handsome stranger named Roy jumps into the water to rescue her.


Ellen thanks the handsome savior but is appalled and surprised when the local newspaper, The Beacon Bugle, prints a front page headline with a photo of her locked in an embrace with the man who saved her. Back home, Ellen is engaged to a powerful attorney, and she wouldn’t want him to get the wrong impression. What Ellen doesn’t realize is that the seeds of love between Ellen and Roy have already been planted.

Meanwhile, Ellen is back on her feet and determined to find Chet Cumberfield, the man who owns the blueberry farm. During her journey, she happens upon an old photo, and to her surprise, she recognizes the woman as her grandmother.

Now, the mystery deepens, and Ellen desperately searches for answers. Soon she learns that the town of Beacon holds a great family secret, one that involves her grandmother and her long lost love.

Hallmark’s The Irresistible Blueberry Farm is more than delightful entertainment. There are some real messages in the film that audiences will grasp almost immediately. First, a woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets. Second, some believe that people who have passed on continue to offer guidance throughout one’s lifetime. Third, life’s journeys can take us down unexpected paths that open up new and unforgettable experiences.

Making The Irresistible Blueberry Farm movie was a lot of fun for many of the actors. Here is what some of them shared on the set, according to HMC.

  • Author Mary Simses said she enjoyed the part in the movie that turns Ellen’s grandmother, Ruth, into a ghost.
  • Actress Alison Sweeney was moved by the pier scene when she first read it in the book but had not envisioned how cold and wet the ocean is during the filming process.
  • Marc Blucas, who plays Roy in the movie, lives about a mile away from a real blueberry orchard and enjoys picking the blueberries and making them into tasty blueberry pancakes and waffles for his family
  • Actor Kavan Smith stated the he makes a “mean blueberry pie,” according to HMC.

The Irresistible Blueberry Farm‘s title alone is a mouthwatering reference. It falls right in line with some of Hallmark’s other movies that are created around foods, such as Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery.

The Irresistible Blueberry Farm is produced by A Crown Media Productions. Executive producers of the film are Alison Sweeney, Alan Ett, Melissa Salmons, and Jonathan Axelrod.

Don’t miss the world premiere of The Irresistible Blueberry Farm this Sunday, October 2, at 9/8 p.m. Central on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel (HMC).

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