This Yukon woman is hooked on haskap berries


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It looks like a long blueberry, it grows on a bush, and it can withstand Canadian cold. 

The haskap berry has many names — some call it the honeyberry, others call it the fly honeysuckle. Either way, it’s bursting with flavour and booming in Yukon.

A giant bowl of fresh picked haskap berries. Sears said her father and brothers have haskap bushes in their yards — and she picks her own at the Yukon Berry Farm. (Submitted by Shawnalee Sears)

“It’s quite popular the

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