The Eastern Woodlands and Midwest are home to many different kinds of edible fruits. These fruits were gathered and eaten for thousands of years by Indigenous people living in Arkansas, even as people were gardening and growing domesticated plants. Indeed many of us still gather and eat the same fruits today.
Blackberries and Dewberries
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