The Strawberry Season is upon us

June 29th, 2005, 7:46 pm

The Strawberry Season is upon us. The Hope’s Edge farm strawberry patch is just beginning to turn “spotty red” with ripening fruit. This patch is relatively small, 100ft by 50 ft, containing six 100 foot long beds with three different varieties which ripen at different times. At the moment, only one of these varieties is ripening but the others are not far behind. Nevertheless, if I were to send you all out to pick your own berries, you would get one to eat and one to take home. So, the question becomes how to distribute the berries from this limited source in a fair, equitable and generous fashion without overwhelming the source.  » read more…

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