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Mid-August Means Crayfish and Moon Illusions Posted by on Aug 21, 2020

Kräftmånar. Photo: Carolina Romare / Image Bank Sweden

What do harvest moons and crayfish have in common? They can both be seen, and the crayfish eaten, around mid-august. When kräftskiva – Crayfish Party is on the docket, Swedes revel in the last bit of summer with outdoor garden fests, lots of decorations, messy crayfish eating, and, japp, drinking ALL the drinks. A little bit…

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Kräftskiva – Crayfish party Posted by on Sep 14, 2018

Now it is the season for crayfish parties all around the country. From the middle of August to the middle of September. It is also the time for picking mushrooms. Compared to last year when it was an amazing mushroom year this year hasn’t been so generous with us. It is probably because of the…

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Foraging on the west coast of Sweden Posted by on Aug 9, 2011

Spending August on the west coast of Sweden is a pure joy if you like to eat what the nature have to offer. The ground is covered with blueberries and lingonberries, the forest is packed with mushrooms of various kinds and the sea and lakes offers plenty of goodness if you are into fishing. This…

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