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Genna Martin / The Herald

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Juiciest season in years for Northwest strawberry fields

Preston Fricke, 7, of Lake Stevens, stockpiles fresh Shuksan strawberries in the U-pick fields at Biringer Farm near Arlington on Saturday. Western Washington’s warm spring has resulted in a bumper crop of the ruby jewels showing up in grocery stores and farmers markets this month.