Using Minnesota's Wild Fruits

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Pamphlet
Abstract: 

Wild fruits from Minnesota's forests, fields, fencerows, pastures, and right-of-ways can be made into delectable jellies, jams and syrups. Gives directions for canning and freezing wild fruits and for extracting juice from them. Gives recipes for making jellies, jams and syrups from the hips of wild roses and from wild chokecherries, pincherries, blueberries, highbush cranberries, grapes, crabapples, gooseberries, sandcherries, huckleberries and plums. For homemakers, cooks, home economics teachers and their students, people who have wild fruits on their properties and nature lovers.

Author: 
Isabel D. Wolf, William Schafer
Topic Areas: 
Home Economics
Horticulture
Botany
Target Audience: 
Consumers
Teachers
Citizen and Youth Groups
Grades 10-12
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Enhancements / Connections: 

An illustrated companion piece, "Minnesota's Wild and Edible Fruits" (order item FS-1133-SEEK) describes the edible berries and fruits that grow wild in Minnesota, their habitats, fruiting periods, and uses.

Pages/Length: 
2 pages
Date Produced/Published: 
1990
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
$ .50 + S&H
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

MES Distr Ctr (order@dc.extension.umn.edu, fax 612/625-6797). Credit cards: 800/876-8636, 612/624-4900.

Organization code of item (if any): 
FS-1089-SEEK