Emily Green on Blackberries: Knott's Berry Farm, Growing Your Own + Bears on YouTube
Blackberries pinned to trellising
If you're the sort of person who visits farmers markets looking for exotic citrus or perfect stone fruit or native berries -- or if you just like to watch footage of bears in bushes on YouTube -- then you have something to read this morning. Emily Green (dry gardener, water expert, former London restaurant critic) has written today's feature food story about Rubus ursinus, which is not a misplaced Harry Potter character but a native blackberry.
Then there are pies, which during marionberry season in Oregon are served with a white line of powdered sugar on top, says Pitelka, a joke about the former Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry, who was caught with cocaine.
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