Huckleberries: A True Wild Gift From Nature

Huckleberries: A True Wild Gift From Nature Nature provides us with so many nourishing gifts and each one of them brings a little something unique to the table. In today’s world, we have a habit of looking for exciting and exotic foods with the belief, they are better. Sometimes for real nourishment, all you need…

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Lingonberries: A True Super Fruit

About: Wild Lingonberries are a tiny, round berry about the size of a pea. They grow wild throughout Europe, mostly in the Nordic countries like Finland and Sweden where they are extremely popular. Flavor: Lingonberries are bursting with a cranberry like flavor and color. They can be substituted in any dish calling for cranberries. Lingonberries…

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Antioxidants in Berries May Help Reduce Cancer

Antioxidants in berries may help reduce cancer. Scientists know certain foods contain compounds that help protect against some types of cancers. How these phytochemicals, or naturally occurring plant compounds, produce anti-carcinogenic effects is still somewhat of a mystery. Dr. Gary Stoner, of Ohio State Universities Comprehensive Cancer Center, has a passion for understanding how certain…

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Why Eat Organic & Wild Berries?

Strawberries are one the most popular fruits eaten in the United States. It is also one of the top three foods on the “Dirty Dozen” list. The “Dirty Dozen” are foods consistently found with the most pesticide chemical residue. Strawberries are easily susceptible to insect and fungal damage and are heavily sprayed to maintain their…

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Organic vs. Conventional

Organic vs. Conventional? A healthy lifestyle includes eating right and making healthy choices. An extensive debate that has long been brewing includes the idea of eating foods that are conventionally grown or organically grown. Recently, a team at Stanford University published a study that indicated organic foods do not have more nutritional value than conventionally…

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Berries: An Underrated Source of Fiber

By Kelly Ann Atterberry, BS “Berries are an underrated source of fiber”, said Alethea Flemming, ND of Vital Aging Clinic in Anacortes, Washington, as we walked through the Anacortes’ Farmer’s Market this past summer. Dr. Flemming was teaching a class to the community on medicinal foods throughout the market that day. The class toured the…

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Are Frozen Berries Healthier Than Fresh?

In addition to being a delicious part of any diet, berries have long been considered super foods that are packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and powerful antioxidants. Berries are often available both frozen and fresh, but few consumers realize that frozen berries are often the healthier choice. Many people erroneously believe that “fresh is best”,…

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Wild Berries

Move over blueberries, the REAL, healthy berries are in town. Huckleberries, lingonberries, gooseberries, currants, are all rare, possibly unheard of berries. However, they all have two very important factors in common. They are some of the most naturally healthy foods you can find and they can be found at Northwest Wild Foods. These wild berries…

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Wild Canadian Blueberries

We are pleased to offer a quality product that tastes great and is extremely healthy. Our wild Canadian blueberries are handpicked at optimal ripeness in the rugged lowlands of Vancouver Island; then same day IQF frozen to lock in their tantalizing flavor and extremely high levels of antioxidants. These berries possess tints of blue, red…

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