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ISO: Charlotte/Mara des Bois strawberries

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ISO: Charlotte/Mara des Bois strawberries

gijoeanne | Apr 11, 2010 06:44 PM

Cheap strawberries abound now at the supermarkets! However, I still cannot shake the taste of the strawberries I got from a market in Paris...completely unlike anything I've ever eated in North America - they actually have TASTE! My French skills were non-existent, but I swear I was told they were "Charlotte." Obsessive Googling later revealed that it is a cross of "Mara des Bois," another exceptionally tasty variety. It seems the government has approved cultivation of Charlotte (http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/p...), so does anyone know if they can be found in the Toronto area? Or anywhere in Ontario? Montreal?

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