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Ready, Set, Pick!

Photo by Tim Ryeland

Local berries are delicious, nutritious and a lot of fun to pick this summer

By Alison Brownlee

Berries are nature’s little hidden treasures.

Foraging for these tasty treats in Muskoka’s farm fields and wilderness can be fun for kids of all ages, and their parents, too, plus it gets everyone out enjoy all the natural wonder the region has to offer.

According to the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, there are several berries that do well in the province’s climate, including blackberry, blueberry, black currant, red currant, gooseberry, black raspberry, red raspberry and strawberry…

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