A warm spring and plenty of rain means a bumper crop of strawberries – and they’ll be ready in a week or two. Nancy Jacobson of Pine Tree Apple Orchard in White Bear Lake describes the upcoming atmosphere in the berry fields.
As a kid, I remember being treated to homegrown strawberries each June, freshly picked from my aunt’s garden. And with each savored bite of those crimson beauties, I wondered how they could taste so incredible.
This week is supposed to be the kick-off for the opening of fruit and vegetable stands and the arrival of local produce to farmers markets.
There is a new trend hitting the shelves of grocery stores, and it’s called Superfoods.