Publication Number: FNH-00117
Author/Sponsor: Sarah Lewis
Crowberries have been an important part of Native Alaskan diets for centuries and are gaining in popularity as people realize their high nutritional value. An excellent source of fiber and antioxidants, crowberries are found in most parts of Alaska. This publication tells when to pick crowberries for maximum sweetness and how to clean and store fresh berries, extract juice and freeze them for long-term storage. In addition to general instructions for canning, there are recipes for syrup, jelly and several types of pie.