Friday, June 29, 2012

picking strawberries: experiencing nature

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we have a berry patch/pumpkin farm in our city. i thought it'd be fun to take Bear there so we could pick our own strawberries. the admission is free, and the berries are $1.25/lb, so it's a fairly in expensive outing. i was a bit surprised at Pip {16} when we were planning on going.  i asked her if she wanted to go, expecting her to decline, instead, she enthusiastically said yes.

there was a tractor pulling a trailer so we could take a hayrack ride out to the strawberry field.  after that, the 3 of us took our strawberry crates and got to picking!

it was a great time.  we spent about 45 minutes out in the field and ended up with 3 lbs of little strawberries that were soooo yummy!  i'm thinking that they might have tasted just a little bit better since we picked them ourselves

the best part was watching the kids... there's something about being outside in a more natural setting. it seems to make things more pure and real.

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Unknown said...

I love srawberry picking...we did this as kids and i wish we had a farm like this close by! The wallabies are eating all of ours at the moment the little blighters!Love the pics...looks like such fun was had x

Gina said...

That looks like so much fun, Andie! I have never been strawberry picking but have always wanted to go.

Unknown said...

One of my fondest memories as a child was spending a week with my GodMother and picking our own strawberries, stringbeans, and tomatoes at local farms! She then would teach me to make jams and pickles and stuff!

Rachel said...

Wonderful stuff - I love PYO farms. Such a great way to spend an afternoon.

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