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Chokecherries are a wonderful and abundant wild fruit you can harvest for juice, jelly, fruit leather, wine, syrup and more. This was a staple of the Native Americans and was said to be one their most consumed fruits if it grew in the area they lived, and if it wasn't they would trade for the dried cakes of it. Often used in pemmican as well as dried and ground it provided many nutrients including antioxidants like anthocyanins. I'm still new to working with the chokecherry but love the flavour of both the fruit as well as the pit, which itself has a strong dark cherry-amaretto flavour. However if consuming the pit they are best cooked or dried to deactivate the hydrocyanic acid contained in them like most of seeds of fruits in the Prunus genus do. I love to munch on the fresh fruits and spit out the stones even though they turn my...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9MtUIi90_I&t=8s I believe that being an entrepreneur is one of the most powerful ways we can help change the world. This is a spontaneous talk I gave at my Toastmasters on July 4th 2017 sharing my journey of how I became an entrepreneur and came to see business as a force of good. It's really all about solving problems and helping others. Have a listen and let me know what you think as I haven't shared this story before and being unplanned it came put as it did and one day with more time I can share more. Let me know what else you would like to hear and have me elaborate on. Enjoy...