Strawberry Fair a sweet success

One-year-old Isabella Esquivel enjoyed the petting zoo, which had a wide range of animals, including ducks, goats, rabbits and guinea pigs. Photo By Stefanie Giglio

AMENIA — Despite scattered showers, the annual Strawberry Fair and the Amenia Free Library’s book sale both drew crowds.

“It’s the start of summer, so people are going to come out no matter what,” said Lesley Rohan, the store director of Freshtown, which ran a booth selling strawberries. “This is the official start of summer in the Harlem Valley.”

Freshtown and its supplier teamed up to donate over 1,000 pounds of strawberries. The money raised from the sale of the strawberries goes to the United Presbyterian Church.

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