Late August is a great time to pick creeping snowberries, often found on the shaded forest floor along the East Coast Trail. Because this berry doesn’t grow in large amounts, there’s no need to bring a bucket, a little jar or plastic baggy will do:

Creeping snowberries - Deadmans Bay Path

Creeping snowberries – Deadmans Bay Path

I picked these minty-fresh snowberries on the South Side Hills, yummy!