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USDA Book on Huckleberries

The Pacific Northwest Research Station in Corvallis, Oregon with help from the University of Montana in Missoula has put together a book titled A Social History of Wild Huckleberry Harvesting in the Pacific Northwest. The booklet is loaded with information on the history and uses of huckleberries. If you would like to download a pdf […]

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Capital Press Says: Huckleberries May Be the Next Hot Berry

Article in the Capital Press, Wednesday April 29 Huckleberries may be next hot berry Research centers on taming wild berries so they’re easier to cultivate Matthew Weaver Capital Press New and improved huckleberry varieties will go to cooperating growers, researchers and nurseries next spring. “We have the plants out in our nursery. They need another […]

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Wild Huckleberry Jam

When people thinks of wild huckleberry gourmet goodies, the first product that comes to mind is huckleberry jam — the most widely treasured and sought after of wild huckleberry foods… right after huckleberry pie (with vanilla ice cream) of course!’ One of the very first, if not THE first specialty food company selling huckleberry jam, […]

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Dr. Dan Barney

Dr. Barney, or as his friends call him, “Mr. Huckleberry”, has done some extensive research on the huckleberry and bilberry agricultural industry.  He is connected with the University of Idaho’s College of Agriculture and  Life Sciences.  Most of his work has been conducted at the  Sandpoint (Idaho) R & E Center. The research done at […]

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My First Exposure to Huckleberries

For me to host a wild huckleberry blog is rather interesting.  I have never really been a big huckleberry fan!!  No really ….. Being raised in California and living in Wisconsin while I was raising my family, I never heard nor tasted a huckleberry.  Berries in my life consisted of raspberries, strawberries, elderberries, blackberries and […]

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