Customers carry out freshly picked strawberries on Saturday from the Al Duris Strawberry Farm along Frager Road South in Kent. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Customers carry out freshly picked strawberries on Saturday from the Al Duris Strawberry Farm along Frager Road South in Kent. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Berry good

Season pickings: strawberries, raspberries and more from a Kent patch

Customers carried out freshly picked strawberries from the Al Duris Strawberry Farm on Saturday.

The u-pick farm sells fresh berries and other produce daily at its Kent stand that sits in a 20-acre strawberry field on Frager Road South, just west of 68th Avenue South (West Valley Highway).

The stand is a seasonal satellite of the Puyallup-based family farm operation.

Business has been good, growers said. The stand, which is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will soon close with the end of the strawberry season.

For more information, call 253-922-7635 or visit duriscucumberfarm.com or facebook.com/durisfarm.

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