8 Strawberries Have 140% of a Child’s Daily Vitamin C

  • Over 53 percent of seven to nine year olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit, making it the most popular fruit among children.
  • One cup of strawberries is just 55 calories.
  • Strawberries are a member of the rose family – and each one contains 200 seeds…wow!

Catskills Seasonality

June (a short but VERY sweet season!)

Strawberry Storage Tips

Strawberries should be stored in the refrigerator and are best if used within 2-3 days.

Strawberry Prep and Usage

FEATURED RECIPE: Simple Strawberry Popsicle Recipe

INGREDIENTS (♥=Fresh from the Catskills!)
♥2 cups strawberries, chopped
♥2 cups low fat vanilla yogurt
12 small paper cups
12 popsicle sticks

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Combine strawberries and yogurt. If you want a smoother popsicle, place mixture in a blender first.

2. Fill cups with strawberry yogurt mixture. Cover cups with plastic wrap or aluminum foil.

3. Insert popsicle sticks into cups. Place in freezer for at least 4 hours.

4. To remove popsicles from the cups, place in warm water for 1-2 minutes – they will slide ride out of the cups…Enjoy!