Why buy our strawberries?
With so much sweet, juicy flavor in every bite, you almost have to share them. Which is a good thing, because when you add our strawberries to your moments, memories are sure to be made. Working with independent growers, each strawberry is hand-picked at peak ripeness to meet our strict quality standards.
How long do fresh strawberries last?
Rest assured–our naturally grown strawberries are never genetically modified. Follow the tips below and your strawberries can stay brilliant and juicy for 3-5 days. Try to keep your fresh strawberries as dry as possible. Refrigerate strawberries in their original package between 32 and 34F.
Why buy from goodfarms?
Together, we can improve lives from farm to table by cultivating real, positive change in how our food is grown, harvested, and consumed. GoodFarms is on a mission to improve lives from farm to table. A portion of your purchase makes a difference by cultivating positive change. Have fun! Food is our passion!
Are Driscoll’s strawberries GMO?
The secret to our strawberries is our proprietary varieties. We start with thousands of varieties and choose the top 1% to sell under the Driscoll’s name. Rest assured–our naturally grown strawberries are never genetically modified. Follow the tips below and your strawberries can stay brilliant and juicy for 3-5 days.
So What Poisons are Sprayed on Non-Organically Grown Strawberries?
1) The first reason for growing organic strawberries is that a lot of chemicals go into growing strawberries in mainstream farming. The first lot of chemicals are those that will be pumped into the soil to fumigate the soil against soil borne diseases that can sometimes attack strawberries.
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How to know when strawberries are ripe?
How will I know which berries to pick? Strawberries will not ripen very much after picking, so be sure the berries you pick are fully ripe. Keep stems or hulls on the fruit to preserve freshness. Without them, strawberries will lose their vitamin content, become waterlogged and are more vulnerable to mold. Pick large and small ripe fruit. Avoid over-ripe berries – look for firm, shiny, bright and well shaped fruit. Be sure to check under the leaves, as some of the best fruit is hidden.
How to freeze berries that I picked?
Store in your favorite container. These berries, if large are a real treat used as ice cubes in lemonade or cocktails : ) Sweet ened Berries – Wash if necessary, hull, and slice berries. Sprinkle about 1/4 – 1/2 cup of sugar to each quart of berries. Mix sugar and berries, let sit until juice forms, about 1/2 hour. Pack into freezer containers.
Why are my berries white on the other side?
This year especially, a berry that looks perfectly ripe from one side is often white on the other side – uneven ripening that probably has to do with the lack of rain.
Where is the strawberry shed in Cobblestone Valley?
The Strawberry Shed is located near the beginning of the farm driveway on Preble Road. The farm driveway is marked with an ‘Organic Valley/Cobblestone Valley Farm sign. If you use a GPS address of 2100 Preble Road that should get you to the signs; or, Google Maps Cobblestone Valley Organic Strawberries …
How long is berry season?
How long is the berry season? The season is always weather dependent, but we anticipate it lasting at least 10-14 days. Fourth of July usually wraps up the season, but check back often for updates at the top of this page.
How does pick your own work?
How does Pick-Your-Own work? There is a drive-thru weigh station, where containers are purchased and/or checked; the attendant will tell you where to park, and where to pick. Please see above under the ‘HOW’ section for complete info.
What are the first two posts?
The first two posts are early varieties, and the second two are late varieties. They all taste and look a bit different, but you’ll probably have better luck on the late variety, which can be found at and past the farthest step-in post. See below for Picking Tips.
How long do strawberries stay fresh?
Follow the tips below and your strawberries can stay brilliant and juicy for 3-5 days. Try to keep your fresh strawberries as dry as possible. Refrigerate strawberries in their original package between 32° and 34°F. Rinse strawberries gently with cool water just before you’re ready to eat them.
How to clean strawberries before eating?
Rinse strawberries gently with cool water just before you’re ready to eat them.
What is the Pursuit of Flavor miniseries about?
The Pursuit of Flavor miniseries goes behind the scenes on how Driscoll’s lives up to its brand promise of Only the Finest Berries?. Watch the 6 part miniseries to see a rare inside look at the passion of growing great tasting berries.
Is Driscoll’s strawberry genetically modified?
We start with thousands of varieties and choose the top 1% to sell under the Driscoll’s name. Rest assured–our naturally grown strawberries are never genetically modified.