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Pick-Your-Own Fruit Fans Cheer Start Of Strawberry Season In Shelton

The strawberries are juicy and tart at Jones Family Farms, which opened for pick-your-own business Wednesday.
The strawberries are juicy and tart at Jones Family Farms, which opened for pick-your-own business Wednesday. Photo Credit: Meredith Guinness
The strawberries are juicy and tart at Jones Family Farms, which opened for pick-your-own business Wednesday.
The strawberries are juicy and tart at Jones Family Farms, which opened for pick-your-own business Wednesday. Photo Credit: Meredith Guinness
The strawberries are juicy and tart at Jones Family Farms, which opened for pick-your-own business Wednesday.
The strawberries are juicy and tart at Jones Family Farms, which opened for pick-your-own business Wednesday. Photo Credit: Meredith Guinness

SHELTON, Conn. — Puffy white clouds drifted over picturesque Pumpkinseed Hill, making Wednesday a perfect opening day for pick-your-own strawberries at Jones Family Farm.

The farm had planned on opening Thursday, but the conditions were, er, ripe a day earlier and in-the-know families and fruit lovers flocked to the fields, picking boxes and baskets in hand.

Barring bad weather, the farm should be open for business today and through the weekend.

Want to check on hours and conditions? Call Farmer Jones Crop Line at 203-929-8425 for daily updates.

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