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U-Pick Blueberries at McCann Berry Farm

July 12, 2013 Melissa Haak 0
Editor’s Note: This review was written based on a personal experience in 2013. Currently McCann’s is only picking blueberries and the story has been updated to reflect that. Strawberry Season may have drawn to a […]
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Strawberry Fields Forever at The Thompson Strawberry Farm

June 28, 2011 Loralie 1
When you have a toddler who can put away over a pound of strawberries in one sitting (yeah, that’s a fun diaper change) you can appreciate the idea of picking your own fresh strawberries by the bucket. Not only is it economical, but it’s a great way to teach your kids that food doesn’t actually originate from the grocery store. […]
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Ripe Pickings at Stade’s Farm

June 20, 2011 Kristy 2
Every summer my family used to drive an hour out into the “country” to pick strawberries, then we would spend the next day making preserves and other goodies. It’s definitely one of my sweetest childhood […]