Strawberries are ripe in Hastings County

Strawberries are ripe so go out and pick some for yourself, or you can buy them  pre picked. Please call the producer ahead of time to find out when they are open, because if it has been raining the fruit needs to dry out before it can be pick.
Don’t forget Strawberry Social at Farmtown Park is on Sunday June 25 11 – 3 p.m. 
Go to the Shop page and click on Fruits and Nuts and then strawberries to find out about everyone who goes strawberries.
Strawberry – Rhubarb Crisp
An easy cobbler with a very crunchy top
(Moosewood CookBook, Mollie Katzen 1992)
2 lbs. fresh rhubarb cut into one inch chunks
3 – 4 cups sliced strawberries
1/3 – 1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup flour
2 tp 3 tbs. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon anddash or two of each allspice and nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
5 tbs melted bnetter
Preheat oven 375 degrees F.
Combine rhubarb and strawberries  in 9 inch square pan. Spinkle with white sugar.
Mix remain ingeredients in a medium sized bowl. Distribute on top of fruit and pat firmly into place
Bake uncovered for 35 – 40 minutes or until the cop is crisp and lightly browned and the fruit is bubbling around the edges. Serve hot, warm or at room temperaure.

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