Strawberry Festival Runs Out Of Berries


At about 2 p.m. Saturday, the Bradford County Strawberry Festival almost ran out of strawberries.

The two vendors selling strawberry flats had a temporary shortage. Norman’s Farm Market had none left and Kings Kountry Produce had a few pint-sized baskets.

Hundreds attended the county’s 18th annual strawberry festival, which took place Sunday as well.  It was probably the biggest festival, said Tommy King, the berry grower for Kings Kountry Produce.

KKP ran out of strawberries Saturday and Sunday, King said.  Norman’s Farm also sold out of berries both days, said Clayton Norman, who works for the farm.

A portion of Call Street was blocked off to motor traffic, and walkways between businesses’ tents were crowded. Items for sale ranged from children’s books to candles to cowboy hats.

Food vendors sold multiple dishes, ranging form gator tails, to fried Oreos and other meals. Bands played on a stage at the end of the street in an area with picnic tables and children’s games, which included pony rides and a rock wall.

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