Where to get local strawberries
Besides the farms below, while they last, local strawberries will be available at farmers' markets, specialty stores such as Berkshire Co-op Market, Guido's Fresh Marketplace, Wild Oats Market and local general stores.
120 Housatonic St., Lenox
Donald Rawson farmer/owner
Farmstand open daily 9 a.m. to dark.
Already picked strawberries from Farmer Don's farm in Stephentown, N.Y.
Ioka Valley Farm
3475 Main St./Route 43, Hancock
The Leab family owners/farmers
Farmstand is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday also 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Already picked and pick-your-own; call for availability.
736 Crane Ave., Pittsfield
Rhetta Jaeschke owner; Chuck Wandrei farmer
Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Already picked at store/nursery and at Lanesborough farmers' market Wednesday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
94 Old Cheshire Road, Lanesborough
Judy and David Jurczak owners/farmers
Farm store and bakery open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Already picked strawberries starting today.
Mountain View Farm
90 Old Cheshire Road
Michael Weslowski farmer/owner
Farmstand open daily; Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday to 4 p.m.
Already picked and pick-your-own
Noble's Farm Stand & Flower Shop
356 East New Lenox Road, Pittsfield
George and Kathy Noble, owners/farmers
Farmstand open daily 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.; call for availability.
Already picked weekdays only; pick your own daily.
The Berry Patch of Stone Wall Hill Farm
15370 New York Route 22
Stephentown, N. Y.
Dale Riggs and Don Miles owners/growers
Farm store open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
No-spray already picked and pick-your-own strawberries through June 24; after that call for availability; also at Guido's Fresh Marketplace in Pittsfield and local restaurants in Great Barrington, Lenox and Pitts field buy them.
750 Wiltsie Bridge Road, Ancram, N.Y.
Don and Marnie MacLean
Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; call for availability.
Pick-your-own organic strawberries available for another week.
When Pigs Fly Farm
222 Sandisfield Road, Sandisfield
Andrew and Sandra Snyder
Self-serve farmstand open daily sunrise to sunset; call for availability.
Farmers' markets: Sheffield, Friday 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Otis, Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Strawberries grown using organic, sustainable practices.
-- Judith Lerner