Foodie Fridays: Delicious Dining Destinations in South County, RI

It’s strawberry season! Nowhere is this more evident than mid-June in South County. The beautiful, ripe, red berries are abundant for picking or just ready for purchase at local farms. Strawberry picking is a great way to spend the day with the kids, teaching them about where our food comes from, and how it reaches our dining tables. Exeter-Strawberries - Barry Kaplan

Pick your own strawberries at Earth Care Farm in Charlestown from 8:00AM – 3:30PM Monday-Friday and 8:00AM-11:30AM on Saturdays. Schartner Farms in Exeter is also open for strawberry picking on weekdays from 7:00AM-Noon and then 4:00PM-7:00PM and on weekends all day: 7:00AM-7:00PM also at Manfredi Farms in Westerly call for times: (401) 322-0027.

Another way to celebrate strawberry season and learn about indigenous culture is to attend the Strawberry Thanksgiving at the Tomaquag Museum in Exeter. This family friendly event will be a fun, learning experience for all.

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