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Fun Facts about Strawberries

{interesting twists on incredibly tasty berries} The strawberry, a member of the rose family, is the only fruit with seeds on the outside. And on average, there are 200 seeds on each berry. Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring. Eight strawberries will provide 140 percent of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C for kids. If all the strawberries produced in California in one year were laid berry to berry, they would go around the world 15 times. Current research suggests that eating just 8 strawberries a day can improve heart health, lower … Continue reading

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Fun with Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jam

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Chocolate Strawberry Banana Protein Shake

Prep Time: 5 Minutes
1 shake

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Power of a bite

  Have you ever tried to eat just one strawberry? On that hot summer afternoon when you wash that bowl of cold, juicy wonderful, there is no way to stop at one bite. I am about to make it even harder to stop eating those strawberries the next time you pick up a whole flat at the stand. Here are just some of the benefits you can claim when you next sink your teeth into that delicious goodness, since one strawberry alone gives you: more vitamin C than an orange (meet your whole … Continue reading

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Meet the author of our strawberry blog!

You might be wondering who this voice is that is speaking to you from this blog. In a nutshell I am Stephanie, sister-in-law to Farmer Kenny and sister to Farmer Amanda. I currently live in Porvenir, Mexico (another farming community) but in the summer work at Kenny’s Strawberry Farm and eat enough sweet off-the-vine strawberries to make me a strawberry snob. Now, I just can’t bring myself to buy any berry that is not completely ready to be popped in my mouth. I will be trying to blog about a … Continue reading

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Getting Picky with Your Strawberries

Getting Picky Pun intended? One of the best parts of the berry season is getting to personally pick each strawberry from the vine. The ability to be picky isn’t freely given very often and for someone like me, who is super picky with food, this ability is exhilarating. I think the same goes for Rodolfo, one of the strawberry gurus at Kenny’s Strawberry Farm. Last time I visited he took me to one side of the farm and exclaimed, “the whole world is coming to this side!” He seemed offended … Continue reading

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Frozen Frosty Strawberry Squares


Preheat Oven To 350°F

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About our farm and meet the Fietz Family

About the farm: Kenny’s Strawberry Farm; a family owned and operated farm! Our berries our grown in a unique and inventive Hydroponic system. We have been a part of the Temecula Valley and Rainbow Valley for several years. You may recognize us from our strawberry stands around the area in Temecula and Murrieta. Our unique style of farming has many benefits. The picture above shows our Hydroponic style of farming. One of the benefits to this style of growing strawberries is our ability to create a U-pick where you and … Continue reading

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