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Old 08-19-2012, 02:05 PM
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Lingonberries grow wild almost all over the state here. They are a mainstay of our diet, along with blueberries. Lingonberries are also a great survival food here, as they survive pretty intact under the snow, so people (and bears in the early spring) can get some good food. They seem to grow in drier locations generally that the blueberries. We use them as a substute for cranberries in everything from salads to sauce. I have always wanted to try some of the domestic varieties from Sweden, but have never gotten around to it.
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