Did You Know? Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside? In fact the average strawberries has 200 seeds adoring them! Strawberries are members of the rose family! The Strawberry Museum aka Le Musée de le Fraise finds its home in Belgium where you can taste everything from strawberry jam to drink strawberry flavoured beer. Strawberries are a medicinal plant! Many feel they reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer; the berry is low in calories, high in vitamins C, B6, K, fiber, folic acid, potassium and amino acids.
Summertime means harvest time and here are some fun facts about local foods you are either harvesting from your garden or purchasing from your local farmers market!