Amelanchier alnifolia

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Amelanchier alnifolia

a plant in the family Rosaceae; its foliage is sufficiently cyanogenetic to cause poisoning of animals. Called also Saskatoon serviceberry, juneberry.
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They did some taste testing at craft shows, and eventually settled on balancing the Saskatoon berry cream filing with a semi-sweet dark Belgian chocolate.
Like us, the western Indians and early pioneers always looked forward to the saskatoon berry season.
Its first attempt to bring the Saskatoon berry to the market in 2004 was scuppered by the Food Standards Agency, which claimed the fruit was a novel food and had to undergo safety tests.
Large white tents were set up to provide shelter and give visitors a place to sit down and enjoy their bannock, bison stew, Saskatoon berry pie and muskeg tea along with a large display of Native crafts.
Prairie Lane Saskatoons will have a fruit topping made from the Saskatoon berry,, native to Alberta, while apple specialist Martin's Family Fruit Farm will present its wares.

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