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