In 1994 Omohundro observed that bakeapple pickers in Labrador could earn several thousand dollars in a season.
The bakeapple and the partridgeberry are more often employed in a symbolic fashion, however.
Survey respondent Don Raymond wrote, "The bakeapple products were a revelation
English settlers who came afterward heard this as bakeapple, claims the tale.
The lichen-and moss-covered cliffs were as soft as pillows underfoot, and to our surprise, we found blue flag irises, ivory mushrooms, bakeapple blossoms and Labrador tea plants growing like weeds (2002).
How about cods' tongues with scrunchions (small pork cracklings), or chutney made from bakeapple
, a marsh berry locals insist tastes wonderful but smells of feet?
offering blueberry, partridgeberry, strawberry, raspberry, plum and bakeapple
New taste sensations: Bakeapple
berries, partridge berries, Chester's fried chicken.
What's Lost The Labrador coastline is a spill of islands, salt-shaker tumble of stone, a cartographer's nightmare - on the coastal boat 50 years ago the third mate marked his location after dark by the outline of a headland against the stars, the sweetly acrid smell of bakeapples
blowing off a stretch of bog to port or starboard, navigating without map or compass where hidden shoals shadow the islands like the noise of hammers echoed across a valley.
Admittedly, when large expanses are covered, in the case of searching for bakeapples
or cranberries, men often do come along.