A Year in the Life of a Strawberry

Did you get some strawberries in 2020?  We hope so! The season is so short, and we know it takes you some effort to get to our farm when the strawberries are ripe.  Many people ask me why we close early some days, and how long it takes to grow strawberries.  If you are one … Read more

From Burma to Willmar, MN

We are so thankful for the Karen people in Willmar.  We’re grateful for the good work they do at Brouwer Berries, and the blessing they are to the Willmar, MN area.  One of our employees, Hsa, took the time to share her story:  Born in Burma My name is Hsa Kee Lar.  I remember when … Read more

What Did You Learn on ‘Grandpa’s Farm’?

You’ve heard that growing up on a farm develops character.  One of the interesting parts about inviting lots of people to our farm is that our visitors tell me stories about their farm memories.  I love these stories, and the way they reveal the character of our visitors.  As part of an article for the … Read more

Mother’s Day Gift Card Sale

Dear Strawberry Friends,  As you thrill to the budding of the trees, and the greening of the grass, are you thinking ahead to summer, and ways you can use the time to strengthen your family bonds?   One of the best ways to build family bonds is to have shared experiences and traditions.  Many of you … Read more