picking strawberries

I went to a strawberry farm and picked my own fresh strawberries!

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Strawberries are usually the first fruit of the season to ripen, and are just perfect in the spring and beginning of summer.  Since this has been an unusual summer up in Canada,  they still ripening up until the next few weeks.  
I think strawberries are so yummy!! So when I found out there was a farm near by I had to go check it out!

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 fun facts about strawberries:

Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.
There is a museum in Belgium just for strawberries.
Strawberries are low fat, low calorie; high in vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, potassium
* In medieval times, strawberries were served at important functions to bring peace & prosperity.
Strawberries are a member of the rose family 
Strawberries, as part of a 5 a day fruit & vegetable program, can help reduce the risk of cancer & heart attacks.

 GO OUT AND EAT A STRAWBERRY TODAY!!

2 comments:

ashlyn said...

i {love} strawberry picking! we use to go all the time with my family when i was younger! :]

cute blog by the way & i am following you!

Kirsten @ Triple Max Tons said...

BEAUTIFUL photos - this is precisely why I love summer so much! Looks like a perfect day to me. :)