Our 2014 Berry
season is now over.
We look forward to next season's crop of Strawberries, Raspberries,
Marionberries, and Blueberries!
Thanks for supporting your Local Farmers.
Article From Thurston Talks
Ideas for Life
Nutrition and Wellness Consultant
Writing about Living Well Every Day
about food and well being for ThurstonTalk.com
Our Favorite Recipe
16 ounces milk chocolate chips
2 tablespoons shortening
1 pound fresh Spooner strawberries with leaves
In a double boiler, melt the
chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth.
Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries into the
Insert toothpicks into the tops
of the strawberries.
strawberries upside down and insert the toothpick into styrofoam
for the chocolate to cool.
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TIP #1 Don't have
time or have too many extra berries to freeze. Just
puree them in your blender or food processor and pour
into ice cube trays. When frozen, pop them out and put
in ziplock bags for later use in smoothies, or
TIP #2 Place
unwashed berries in these produce bags and refrigerate,
to get more fresh days from your berries. When ready to
eat, then wash and use in your recipes. Click on Logo,
to go to her website.
For quick way, to have Strawberry Shortcake, Just
use the Pillsbury "Grands" Biscuits, Cook and Cool,
Slice in half. Add Sliced and Sugared Berries, with Whip
Cream on Top..Yummy!
Spooner's Berry Farms,
located in Olympia, Washington. We're a local, family owned
berry farm. We are very passionate about delivering daily, only
the freshest berries, until sold out that day.
We have 12 locations to serve you. We pick only
what we can sell for that day, assuring you
FRESH PICKED BERRIES daily.
We've been in business since 1982, and have
enjoyed our old friends and making new friends and sharing
our favorite recipes.. Yummy!
We love seeing the happy faces, when they take
our berries home to enjoy!
Thanks so much,
Tim & Sue Spooner,
And Our Friendly Staff
(Who is like Family to Us)
Berries Make Great Gifts!
Easy Gift Giving
at any Berry Barn
are famous in the phytonutrient world because they
that not only provide its flush red color, but also
serve as potent antioxidants that have repeatedly
been shown to help protect cell structures in the
body and to prevent oxygen damage in all of the
body’s organ systems. Strawberries’ unique
properties makes them a heart-protective fruit, an
anti-cancer fruit, and an anti-inflammatory fruit,
all rolled into one. Plus, they are an excellent
source of Vitamin C, manganese, dietary fiber and
offer more nutritional value than most foods: high
in vitamin C, iron, folate, ellagic acid
(anti-carcinogenic compound); they’ve shown to lower
high blood cholesterol and slow release of carbs
into the stream of diabetics; they have no fat,
they’re high fiber and only 64 calories/cup and
they’re pretty. Raspberries are like the Angelina
Jolie of real food.
What’s more, they are ready to eat in an instant; no
peeling, coring, stemming or chopping – just wash