Wild berry lovers, here is your book! The Rocky Mountain Berry Book is the only book that combines the information of a field guide and the fun of a cookbook. Author Bob Krumm tells you in a friendly, non-technical way, how to identify fifteen edible fruits and berries. Chokecherry, elderberry, wild raspberry, huckleberry-all your favorites are here. Plus several you might not have known were edible and delicious, such as wild rose and hawthorn. You'll learn what these plants look like and where they grow. You'll learn when they ripen. And you'll learn the best methods of picking and preserving these luscious wild fruits at their peak of flavor. And that's not all. The Rocky Mountain Berry Book includes 148 delicious recipes, from jellies and preserves, to pies and cakes, to Native American favorites such as pemmican. So stock your pantry while you savor the beauty of the Rockies. The Rocky Mountain Berry Book tells you how!