Strawberry Fields forever

I took this image at the Certified Organic Farmer’s Market last Saturday. Looks like the number of vendors and farmers has seen a certifiably healthy increase.
Redding ca area farm
However you can also buy from local farms direct, all week long. This Strawberry Farm is on Hwy 299E, just across from Intermountain Road in Bella Vista.
Redding ca area farm
Strawberries figure large in the Redding area, and have been important since pioneer days, and no doubt long before that too.
Redding ca area farm
Redding ca area farm
A couple other favorite strawberry fields are on Bonneyview west of I-5, and another at the corner of Shasta View and Old Alturas Road. Oh, and shouldn’t forget the field west of Deschutes, near Foothill High School, and off Knighton Road at Churn Creek. Yum.
Redding ca area farm
Our wet Spring conditions this year were less than ideal for the berries, but they remain a staple at our house. They’re Really Redding.

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