I'm mad as hell at strawberries and I'm not going to take it anymore.
Just because I buy my strawberries off the back of a truck and the guy, smiling, tells me "these came all the way from South Carolina" doesn't mean they're going to taste like strawberries should taste.
Just because I buy strawberries when they're a beautiful shade of red also doesn't mean jack.
I'm sick of being ripped off buying strawberries this year but I have to take part of the blame as a consumer because I should be more savvy and pro-active.
I should NOT be buying strawberries in February, March, April, and May.
I know they've been gassified and hydroponicked and it really pisses me off that strawberry growers are allowed to deceive the consumer on such a scale each year.
I yearn for a time when a red strawberry meant that it was ripe and tasted sweet. Now they are hard and sour but you can't tell by looking at the packaging.
And question-- why are they the only fruit that's locked up like a dvd?
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