The life of a strawberry – from farm to table

Strawberries are a quintessential spring/summer fruit, leaders of the forthcoming bounty that summertime offers so generously. Rich in vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B9, potassium and antioxidants, it is a favorite of children and adults alike. The health benefits of the humble strawberry include keeping your heart healthy, regulating your blood sugar levels and even helping […]

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Strawberry picking in Virginia

Right at the end of the strawberry picking season, we managed to hand pick some strawberries! 18 pounds to be precise! :) and after collecting them, making a strawberry fluff, a strawberry cake, some strawberry syrup, smoothies every morning for breakfast  and some strawberry jam, I can safely say now that we are all strawberried-out. :) […]

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