Buckets and buckets of berries are moved out of the fields at Jutte's fruit farm near Fort Recovery. Berries can be purchased at the farm along state Route 49 or customers can pick their own from the fields.
Perfect weather conditions led to an early strawberry harvest and an abundance of the juicy, red fruit at local farms.
Oscar Jutte of Jutte's Fruit Farm & Landscaping in Fort Recovery said this year's bumper crop began to ripen in mid-May - the earliest in more than 20 years. [More