Published in CityPalate Magazine.
“Have you seen any of these?” Like a culinary detective hunting an elusive suspect I flash a photo to a clerk at the market.
“Sorry, no.” I try again next door.
“I’m looking for these. Know who’s got any?”
“Can’t help you.”
I get similar reactions from people all over the market until I run out of fruit stands. Yes, fruit stands. I’m looking for a berry and though it’s said to be one of the most prolific in Alberta and western Canada, I’m met with inquisitive looks every time I ask about it.Read More