The last of the season's strawberries will be ripe for the picking this Sunday in support of Hospice North Shore.
The Troost family orchard will be opened to the public once again in an annual tradition to raise money for the charity.
Since the end of 2009 the family has offered people the opportunity to pick their own fresh strawberries in memory of the late Jim Troost who died in 2008 after being cared for by Hospice North Shore.
Wife Val has lived on the farm for almost 30 years and says the annual strawberry picking day is a way to return the favour.
The orchard at 114 Sunnyside Rd in Coatesville will open this Sunday, January 26, from 9am to 5pm.
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