Real Strawberries Are Sublime In Their Short Season

Photo by Anne Day

I wonder what it would be like not to know what real strawberries taste like.  If you were alive before global produce, you might remember there was once a time when fruits and vegetables were not overblown like bodybuilders on steroids and when they were only eaten in season. In my neighborhood an old Italian man in a beat up farm truck with an operatic voice cruised the streets calling  into an old fashioned megaphone a long drawn out, “straw--berries, straw--berries for sale”  every day of that short luscious season in early June. 

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