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ANN BAILEY: Strawberries straight from the garden to mouth

June 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When it comes to strawberries, there’s nothing like fresh-picked. The commercial ones may be gigantic in size, but most of the ones I’ve eaten don’t come close to the garden-grown ones in the taste category. Continue Reading

PRAIRIE GARDENER: Strawberries are a sweet sign of summer

June 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Strawberries, either wild or cultivated, long have been one of the most prized fruits on our tables. The Ojibwe or Chippewa Indians observed June as the “strawberry moon” month for good reason. They found large patches of wild strawberries in grassy glens and on the prairies or low areas. While they had no way to store the bounty, they did enjoy this first fresh fruit of the season with relish. Continue Reading

JEFF TIEDEMAN: Berry good eats

May 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

These fruits offer benefits beyond taste. Continue Reading