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 Last year I picked Saskatoons (kind of a high-bush blueberry) in the park and also some raspberries.   Any thoughts on foraging in an urban setting?

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You'd like the Steve Brill book I mentioned in my post above.  He writes about urban foraging, and things to think about when doing it.

 

Forgive me for being such a plant nerd, but my brain will short circuit and implode if I don't mention this, rendering me incapable of continuing with my day-- Saskatoon berries (Juneberry/ Serviceberry/ Sarvisberry, etc.) Amelanchier sp. are members of the Rose family.

 


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You'd like the Steve Brill book I mentioned in my post above.  He writes about urban foraging, and things to think about when doing it.

 

Forgive me for being such a plant nerd, but my brain will short circuit and implode if I don't mention this, rendering me incapable of continuing with my day-- Saskatoon berries (Juneberry/ Serviceberry/ Sarvisberry, etc.) Amelanchier sp. are members of the Rose family.

 


Thanks!  See, I know so little!  When you say that, the texture and flavor do make sense as being members of the rose family.
 

 


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