Salmonberry

In early July a couple of friends came to visit us in Vancouver.

While they were here we took a walk around the Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park.

As we were walking, one friend, Fish, spotted some salmonberries in the bushes and offered me some.

I was delighted! The last time I ate wild berries was in middle school, picking them from Ohio wetlands. It was the golden time before the food-safety anxieties of adult life.

salmonberry

I’ll definitely be on the lookout for these tart treats on future walks.

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