Idaho grows a variety of different berries including strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. If you’re out foraging you can find non-domesticated huckleberries. Idaho berries are a great low-calorie, high-fiber snack, abundant in folic acid, Vitamin C, and antioxidants.
Tips and Facts for Idaho Berries
A tasty tip to enjoy Idaho berries year-round is to freeze them or turn them into jams or jellies.
A fun fact about Idaho berries, Idaho’s state fruit (the huckleberry) can’t be grown commercially. The huckleberry can only be grown at elevations between 2,000 and 11,000 feet.
Huckleberries also need a covering of snow insulation each year to grow.