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Strawberry fields forever?

Maybe not forever, but at least for the next little while as strawberry-picking season in Manitoba gets into full swing.

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Maybe not forever, but at least for the next little while as strawberry-picking season in Manitoba gets into full swing.

Free Press photographer Mikaela MacKenzie visited Cormier’s Berry Patch near La Salle Tuesday morning as customers young and old filled their baskets.

A busy day for strawberry pickers at Cormier's Berry Patch, just outside of La Salle, on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
Mykenna Bjornson and her mother, Yvonne, pick strawberries.
Prestley Bjornson, two, enjoys a ride through the strawberries on her dad, Daryl.
Mykenna Bjornson heaves a full carton of strawberries through the rows.
Prestley Bjornson, two, shows off a strawberry.
A heart-shaped strawberry at Cormier's Berry Patch.
Karsten Mitchell shows off a strawberry.
Karsten Mitchell picks strawberries and his younger sister Olivia eats them.
Olivia Mitchell, one, revels in the pickings of her siblings and parents.
Jessica Wipf, age seven years, travelled from the Vermillion Hutterite Colony to pick berries.
Kaitlyn Gross (left) and Natalia Wipf pick strawberries.
Chloe (left) and Zoe Quizon, six and eight years old, pick strawberries.
Marley Darani, four, and her brother Cole Darani, one, pick strawberries.
Breelyn Bjornson shows off some keepers.
Mikaela MacKenzie

Mikaela MacKenzie
Photojournalist

Mikaela MacKenzie loves meeting people, experiencing new things, and learning something every day. That's what drove her to pursue a career as a visual journalist — photographers get a hands-on, boots-on-the-ground look at the world.

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