It’s July and in Maine that means one thing: It’s time to hunt something wild.

As in blueberries.

Wild blueberries reach harvest time in late July throughout the Down East section of Maine. Heading north to find them is an adventure in sights (beautiful purple fields), tastes (from diner pancakes to posh cocktails) and the heritage of a fruit that’s as authentically Maine as the lobster roll.

Wild blueberries are one of only three berries native to ...