May 24, 2010

Sargeant's Berry Farm

Saturday, Lynzee and I took the kids over to Sargeant's Berry Farm to pick strawberries. We had taken on the task once before, back in 2008, and the kids really enjoyed it. My Dad took a ride with us, and we geared up for some serious strawberry pickin'...

When we arrived at the farm, we were given buckets to collect our strawberries in, and we boarded the wagon that would be pulled by tractor to take us out into the field. The girls were ready...



Once we got to the field, we were given instructions about which rows to pick from, how to carefully avoid stepping on the strawberry plants, and so forth. The girls were really into it. Little A took off running, and the big kids promptly began to fill their buckets.



Little A may or may not have decided to sit on top of a strawberry plant. I wonder if that counts as stepping on the plants??



We made some great progress in our assigned rows! Little A may or may not have decided to eat some {dirt covered} strawberries right from the patch.



I may or may not have allowed her to do so for the sake of cute pictures.

Her face may or may not have ended up looking like this:



On the ride back tot he farm, LMB and LuLu proudly showed off their goods. I may or may not have asked the adorable little farm boy if I could take his picture while he shucked a basket of peas.



All in all, it was a success. We ended up with mostly ripe and edible strawberries, and the girls had a wonderful experience. We will definitely be back later in the summer for blackberries, peaches, and plums. Yum!

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Monica said...

I might go with you for peaches!