California Strawberries

California Strawberries hooked and designed by Michele Wise, Seabeck, Washington.

California Strawberries hooked and designed by Michele Wise, Seabeck, Washington.

Wool and beads on Monks cloth

One of the first things I think about California is the first strawberries that show up in the grocery stores during springtime. These berries are bigger than Washington’s strawberries. The man carrying the giant berry in the wheelbarrow shows the pride of the farmer. I used beads for the berries. Fun project. Michele Wise

For those of you interested in more information about California strawberries, please read or listen to “The Secret Life of California’s World-Class Strawberries,” by Dan Charles, NPR News.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/05/17/152522900/the-secret-life-of-californias-world-class-strawberries

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