Summer in the California Foothills brings a bounty of local berries including Manzanita or “little apple”. Alicia Funk of The Living Wild Project prepares delicious recipes using Manzanita, a berry that is 3 times higher in antioxidants than blueberries or pomegranates.

About: The Living Wild Project offers educational resources and natural products that deepen our relationship to the native landscape we inhabit. Our hope is to shift the way we eat, garden, and heal by connecting to California’s heritage and future biodiversity.

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