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Milton District Hospital Strawberry Fair Saturday June 22nd

The Milton District Hospital Strawberry Festival

Join us at the 34th Annual Strawberry Festival Saturday June 21st 2014 9:00-6:00!  Come out for some delicious strawberries and entertainment and stop by our table for a relaxing demo chair massage.

In the meantime here are some fun strawberry facts from the Ontario berry growers association:

–          Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside

–          The average strawberry has 200 seeds

–          Strawberries are a member of the rose family

–          Strawberries are low in fat, low in calories; high in vitamin C and fibre

–          Historically used medicinally for diarrhea and digestive upset.

–          Externally, it was used for sunburn and skin blemishes. The fruit juice was used for discolored teeth

–          Every province in Canada grow the strawberry plant

Strawberry Fair 2014

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