Daily Archives: June 21, 2013

Elderberry  Scientific name: Sambucus canadensis What: flowers, berries Nutritional Value: Vitamin A & C How: the flowers can be eaten raw or fried as fritters, the berries are best when cooked into muffins/pancakes/waffles, made into jam or wine Dangers: all other parts of plant (bark, leaves, wood) are poisonous. Berry clusters must be flat, kind of like cauliflower, not rounded like a globe.

Elderberry Scientific name: Sambucus canadensis What: flowers, berries Nutritional Value: Vitamin A & C How: the flowers can be eaten raw or fried as fritters, the berries are best when cooked into muffins/pancakes/waffles, made into jam or wine Dangers: all other parts of plant (bark, leaves, wood) are poisonous. Berry clusters must be flat, kind of like cauliflower, not rounded like a globe.

Elderberry Scientific name: Sambucus canadensis What: flowers, berries Nutritional Value: Vitamin A & C How: the flowers can be eaten raw or fried as fritters, the berries are best when…Read more