Blackberries!

If you’re near Corvallis, OR you MUST go check out the EE Wilson/ Camp Adair wild area. It’s an old military base that has “gone back to nature.” Think “the zombies have taken over” or “the years after the plague wiped out humanity” but in a cool way. Elk, birds, ancient fruit trees and TONS of berries. A quick drive up 99 north of town and you can find a hidden Eden for foraging, walking, biking and angling. We had a great time last weekend and plan on bringing our bikes out this Monday to pick a mess of berries for syrup making. (I’m on a canning roll, folks!). Here are some of last weekend’s highlights:

Do you have a favorite ‘hidden place’ for picking berries?

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