PRAIRIE GARDENER: Strawberries are a sweet sign of summer
Published 06/23/2012, 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.Word count: 962
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