Blackberries, the fruit of the gods.

The best things in life are free.

Every August, my wife and I go on a few blackberry picking sprees. We have a couple of locations that we keep secret and on any given blackberry picking day, we can fill two plastic ice cream pails of this delicious, free fruit in the space of an hour.

Even though the blackberry plants we pick from, (the Himilayan Blackberry) are considered…