Robbie Sigona’s Produce Tips: Strawberries

  • Robbie holding Chiala Farm StrawberriesLooks for strawberries that have a full color and don’t possess a green shoulder.
  • The berries should be fresh with a nice green stem (the sepals of a flower collectively, forming the outer floral envelope that protects the developing flower bud) and shouldn’t be dry or brittle.
  • They should have a healthy shine to them.
  • Sweet berries are wonderfully fragrant; as you approach them in the store be aware of their smell.

– Robbie Sigona is our produce buyer. He works with local farmers and scours the market for the very best in fresh fruits and vegetables — some you won’t find anywhere else.

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