Leading a group of berry seekers, Janice Chumley of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service contrasts the tasty lingonberry (also known as lowbush cranberries) with the “edible but insipid” specimen of bunchberry dogwood in her right hand during an instructional walk on Monday, August 28, 2017 at Tsalteshi Trails near Soldotna, Alaska. The event was part of the fifth annual Harvest Moon Local Food Festival, which concluded Monday.

A tasty walk in the woods

Leading a group of berry seekers, Janice Chumley of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service contrasts the tasty lingonberry (also known as lowbush cranberries) with the “edible but insipid” specimen of bunchberry dogwood in her right hand during an instructional walk on Monday, August 28 at Tsalteshi Trails near Soldotna.

Kathy Jewell searches for raspberries and viburnum (also known as highbush cranberries) during a walk with fellow berry-seekers on Monday, August 28, 2017 at Tsalteshi Trails near Soldotna, Alaska. The educational berry walk was part of the fifth annual Harvest Moon Local Food Festival, which concluded on Monday.

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