Elder berries are a delicious native fruit. They can be used to make pies, preserves, and jams (recipes here), a home remedy, wine. Another jam recipe.

Cleaning the berries

elder 1
Harvest the berries by cutting the cluster. The stems should be pink.
Gently pull the berries off the cluster. Remove as many remaining stems as possible.


In a colander, wash them off. Allow to drain.
elder 4
Clean berries!

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