Lilly Bertram, 4, watches as her mother, Becky Bertram, takes a bite of a strawberry at Eckerts Orchards on Wednesday. Would-be pickers are dropped off by shuttle, and picked up later, as the shuttle continues to loop from the parking lot of the main complex out to the fields.
Lilly Bertram, 4, watches as her mother, Becky Bertram, takes a bite of a strawberry at Eckerts Orchards on Wednesday. Would-be pickers are dropped off by shuttle, and picked up later, as the shuttle continues to loop from the parking lot of the main complex out to the fields. Tim Vizer News-Democrat
Lilly Bertram, 4, watches as her mother, Becky Bertram, takes a bite of a strawberry at Eckerts Orchards on Wednesday. Would-be pickers are dropped off by shuttle, and picked up later, as the shuttle continues to loop from the parking lot of the main complex out to the fields. Tim Vizer News-Democrat

Local growers boast best strawberry crop in years

May 14, 2015 10:38 AM

UPDATED May 15, 2015 12:32 AM

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