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    What happens to the strawberries?

    At the end of the strawberry picking season, a lot of people asked us, “so what happens to the berries after you’re closed for the season?” Well, if you’ve ever wondered that same thing keep reading this blog post… First things first, celebrate. Since our son’s birthday is July 6th and he turned 2, we threw him a party, then we celebrated the 4th of July by entering the Mayberry Express in the Knowles Parade and THEN we celebrated the success of our season by taking a short 2 day family vacation up to Door County. (Goodbye strawberry season, hello cherry season!) When we returned there was a lot of…

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    2017 Strawberry Season Recap

    Well now that we’ve completed our first strawberry season, (and we’ve somewhat managed to catch our breath) it’s about time we publish a recap on how the season went. Those of you who visited the farm or who live in the area, know that this spring/summer have been wet. Many local farmers struggled to put their corn or soybean crop in the ground only to watch it continue to struggle to get proper nutrients and develop a sufficient root structure.¬†We were able to get in our soybeans, sweet corn and strawberries that will be in production next year so on that note, how DID strawberry harvest go? We opened one…