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    • Doc N
    • By Doc N 22nd Jun 17, 3:13 PM
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    Pick Your Own fruit (strawberries, raspberries etc) prices reasonable?
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    • 22nd Jun 17, 3:13 PM
    Pick Your Own fruit (strawberries, raspberries etc) prices reasonable? 22nd Jun 17 at 3:13 PM
    With good quality fresh English strawberries selling at around £3.50 per kilo in Waitrose and £2.99 in Aldi and Lidl, is anyone still bothering with the Pick Your Own places?

    Round here they're charging between £3.50 and £4.50 per kilo, and for that you've got to drive there and spend valuable time picking the things.

    What's the going PYO rate in your neck of the woods, and does that represent good value?
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    • VfM4meplse
    • By VfM4meplse 10th Jul 17, 2:11 PM
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    If they're anywhere near a main road or a built up area I'd be very wary of eating them. Take care!
    Originally posted by Doc N
    All of London is built up, but this is in a sheltered field in what was technically Epping Forest. The main source of pollution is vegetarian horse poo, which comes in a copious supply
    Value-for-money-for-me-puhleeze!

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    • Gnocchi
    • By Gnocchi 15th Jul 17, 12:39 AM
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    Went to a farm today. They have stopped picking strawberries to sell but they were letting ppl rummage and charging £1.50 a punnet

    They had cherries, redcurrants, dessert gooseberries and raspberries. Nothing under £2.50 per punnet picked.
    • Cornucopia
    • By Cornucopia 15th Jul 17, 12:56 AM
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    I noticed some ripe blackberries today, all along the canal path and there should be some in the country park, too. I will get some empty punnets ready.
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