Many berries and mushrooms from Vuokatti find their way into the freezers and cellars of people, who appreciate fine foods. The local luxuriant forests have much to offer in this form as wild berries and mushrooms may be freely picked in accordance with the public right of access. Buckets and baskets quickly fill up with sweet and healthy berries and nutritious mushrooms. Moreover, there are many farms in Vuokatti and Sotkamo where cultivated strawberries and currants may be picked in return for a small payment. The berry wines and berry jams made from clean natural products make excellent presents to take home with you.
And there are other wild berries, too: bilberries, cloudberries, raspberries, cowberries, cranberries, and crowberries. Fresh pine forests, eskers and highland ridges are ideal places for mushrooming. The collecting of edible boletuses, trumpet-shaped chanterelles, and various milk caps is a wonderful way for the whole family to spend time together. Come and spend a relaxing and berry-ful day in Vuokatti.