strawberries

Strawberry Facts & Tips

For u-pick berries enter the fields at the Ellis Farms u-pick signs on Westham Island Road 750 m from the Westham Island Bridge.

U-Pick Tips:

Bring a container, an ice cream bucket works well and holds approx. 5 lbs
Pick during the cooler parts of the day , mornings and evenings
Take berries home right away and promptly process or eat them
Berries are picked at their peak , use within in a couple of days of picking
Do not leave berries in hot car, or trunk
Leave the stem attached, your berries will last longer

Facts:

Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, folic acid, potasium and fibre

1 cup of strawberries contains only 55 calories!

For more info on BC Strawberries including recipes visit www.bcstrawberries.com

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