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Wrenshall News: Pick, eat and savor


July 3, 2020

The Friday morning “Backyard Almanac” segment on Duluth’s public radio station KUMD last week included a recipe for one of my favorite fruits — the strawberry.

Wild strawberries, while quite a bit smaller than their commercial cousin, are a fruit packed with sweetness. “Fragaria virginiana” is its scientific name, and they grow as a perennial in a variety of habitats — in dry open fields, woodland edges and along roadsides.

The recipe was this:

1. Pick the strawberry.

2. Put the strawberry in your mouth.

I tested it myself and I can attest that the recipe is perfect.

I was...

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