What you may not know is that these trees are actually found all over Toronto! Many people overlook these tasty treats growing close by their homes.
‘Tis the season for serviceberries, so keep an eye out when you are out on your next walk. They are wonderful eaten fresh, and are also delicious in pies, jams, and other baked goods!
For tips on identifying serviceberry, check this out: http://www.canadiantreetours.org/species-pages/Serviceberry.html
Disclaimer: Do not consume any wild plant unless you are 100% sure of its identification. Be sure you are picking from non-polluted areas, away from roads, and where no pesticides or other contaminants may have been used. Consult your doctor before consuming wild plants.