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Huckleberries in Northeastern Oregon

Another old, but wonderful article on huckleberries in Oregon.  Originally published in 2006, this Baker County article is just as pertinent today as it was 9 years ago. Here are some of the highlights: Best huckleberry picking in the world … For many Baker County residents, picking huckleberries is a summer tradition as beloved as […]


Interview with Dr. Barney, Part 2

A week or so ago, we published a written copy of Dr. Barney’s interview with Kristina Johnson who is a food and agriculture reporter. Here is the second part of the interview: 3. What ecological/human threats face the wild berries? Although the size and number of colonies are decreasing, none of the western Vaccinium species […]


Prospects for Commercial Production of Huckleberries and Bilberries

By Dr. Dan Barney, University of Idaho Commercial harvests of huckleberries and bilberries from the wild predate the nineteenth-century European settlers when these fruits were traded and bartered by Native Americans. By the late twentieth century, wildcrafted huckleberries had developed into a significant industry in the northwestern United States. Mountain huckleberry (Vaccinium membranaceum) is the […]