Foraging Guide

Sunrise Corner is rich in wild edibles and usable plant life. If you come in the right season, you can find a plethora of berries, mushrooms and plants for your enjoyment.

For your safety and enjoyment, please refer to this guide when you forage:

  • Be respectful of private property and nature reserves
  • Share the edibles – don’t pick everything there is in the area
  • Be wild animal smart – there is lots of wildlife here!
  • Know the difference between edible and poisonous plants – buy a wild edibles guide!
  • Prepare your edibles safely – buy a preparation guide or take a workshop on preparing wild edibles

If you’re interested in learning more about foraging, consider taking a workshop by Prairie Shore Botanicals! For more information, visit www.psbotanicals.com

Not sure when to come? Here’s a seasonal guide to some popular wild edibles growing around Sunrise Corner:

  • Cattails can be harvested in early spring or fall
  • Morel mushrooms can be found in spring, once the dandelions begin to flower
  • Wintergreen berries should be picked before June
  • Blueberries, wild raspberries and Saskatoons start around July
  • Chokecherries ripen in early August
  • Lobster Mushrooms can be found in mid-summer
  • Hazelnuts are ready to harvest in August
  • Acorns can be harvested between August and October
  • Highbush Cranberries should be picked after a frost

These dates are not set in stone. Before you visit, ask around to see if the season has started!

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