Reaching for Raspberries

Raspberries are the edible fruits of several species in the genus Rubus. They belong to the Rosaceae family, which includes strawberries, blackberries, plums, apricots, peaches, cherries, quinces, apples, nectarines, almonds,  pears, and ornamental trees and shrubs (such as roses, meadowsweets, photinias, firethorns, rowans, and hawthorns). Within the raspberry family there are two major types, the red raspberry and the black raspberry. There is […]