Been very mad and frustrated lately due to numerous things. Hubby and I ended up talking about eventually putting a pond in the backyard. Not exactly sure if the HOA would OK that, but regardless we set this thing up over the weekend. This way we can get a feel for taking care of the plants, overwinter them, and then in the Spring decide if we want to take things any further.
I know I’ve been super quiet on the art front, but the drawing prizes are getting worked on. Promise!
What would be totally unheard of in the US for the overwhelming loss of profits of for the farms involved, strawberry tabehoudai, or all you can eat strawberry feasts, are a popular spring activity in Japan.
For a set price, you and your group of…
Pretty sure the US does have pick-your-own-strawberries joints…?
I haven’t seen any where I am but that’s probably because I wasn’t looking but DAMN I WOULD BE ALL OVER THIS
Fulton Farms back home has always had u-pick strawberries. I remember doing this several times as a child, and yes, it is as glorious (and exhausting) as you would imagine.
In addition, the nearby city of Troy, OH has a yearly Strawberry Festival for essentially this reason.
But this isn’t unusual—many farms have a u-pick program of some kind! Pickyourown.org has a listing of several farms (for all sorts of produce—not just strawberries) that let you pick your own for a small fee. They even list some farms outside of the U.S.