More on the Huckleberry Season in Montana

An update on the huckleberry crop from the Flathead Beacon Huckleberries Bounce Back … Last year’s crop was dismal, affected by record heat and drought conditions that lasted all summer and decimated crop yields. It was a hot summer further marred by major wildfire activity, which also impacts the next season’s huckleberries. In Flathead National […]

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Top Huckleberry Articles from 2015

At the end of the year, I like to look at the stats of my blogs and find out the top articles for the year. So, if you are interested, here they are: Where to Buy Huckleberry Plants Originally written in 2009 and upated in 2014. Huckleberry Margaritas Recipe Five Margaritas from Top Arizona Restaurants […]

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Huckleberry Fever in Asia and Finland

In the inland Pacific northwest, we think we have the corner on huckleberries. But there are other countries and areas that grow them and use them. A few weeks ago, we were approached by Rae Ellen Bichell for information on Dr. Dan Barney’s huckleberry research.  Here is excepts from her article on ‘huckleberry fever’: Asian […]

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Huckleberry Picking Stories from Around the Region

Huckleberry picking all over the northwest is sporadic this year due to the early season and the fires. Pincher Creek Echo reported  the lack of berries at the Castle Mountain Resort in British Columbia: For some huckleberry picking on Castle Mountain is a long standing tradition … . Despite the lack of berries to pick, […]

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Huckleberries and Bumblebees

Did you know that bumblebees are the prime pollinators for huckleberries?  Not the honey bees! Huckleberries and bumblebees … I sure did not know that! According to a Outdoor blog posted on the Spokesman Review ….. Bumblebee may be huckleberry pickers’ best friend Sure, honeybees get the glory and we get their honey,but wild bees […]

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Huckleberry Forecast from Montana

After the bumper crop of huckleberries last season, folk are wondering about this year’s huckleberry forecast. Here is one researcher’s perspective on the Glacier National Park huckleberries: WEST GLACIER – Tabitha Graves can’t say this will be a bad year for huckleberries, even Huckleberry forecast from Montana though four of the five sites she is […]

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Huckleberry Recipes and Facts

We have been incredibly busy!  With all the orders for huckleberry products we are filling from our Tastes of Idaho website, I really didn’t have time to come up with a tantalizing post!  Instead, I did a quick web search on huckleberries and discovered a few interesting sites and information. First, I found a list […]

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Huckleberries on Pinterest

Pinterest is newer to the internet than our Wild Huckleberry website.  Despite that, numerous huckleberry sites and Pinterest boards have cropped up since then and share some wonderful recipes. Over the last several months, we have liked a few Pinterest pages on huckleberries that are very interesting. But, first, before I share what I found, […]

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Huckleberries on the Coast

“There is no shortage of huckleberry products out there …” writes Linda Stansberry in the North Coast Journal from California. Linda talks about the many different huckleberry products she has tasted: I have encountered huckleberry candy and huckleberry barbecue sauce, and last week I drank some huckleberry tea. They’re all disappointing. Nothing matches the taste […]

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All About Huckleberries

Huckleberry season is definitely winning down — it appears to have been a good year for huckleberries and those picking them in the wilds! But it is always time to learn more about huckleberries. I found this excellent article the other day and wanted to share it with you: Huckleberries Vaccininum membranceum/ Globare (complex)’ V. […]

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