Pucker up – embrace rhubarb as Canada’s national vegetable

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Rhubarb – Canada’s national vegetable?

A couple of years ago, this space made the case for the “versatile, nutritious, abundant, delicious wild blueberry” as Canada’s national fruit. “It’s grown from coast to coast to coast, a leading export product, and a staple for all manner of wildlife – indeed beavers have been known to snack on the berries.”