Residents enjoying picking strawberries at Ballantynes Strawberries in Calen.
Residents enjoying picking strawberries at Ballantynes Strawberries in Calen. Contributed

Ballantyne's Strawberries at Calen to close next month

POPULAR Calen business Ballantyne's Strawberries will close at the end of September.

The business posted this message on social media last night.

Ballantyne's Strawberries' message on their Facebook page.
Ballantyne's Strawberries' message on their Facebook page. Contributed

Earlier last month the Daily Mercury reported about 25% of the crops at Ballantyne's Strawberry Farm has been soiled due to wet weather. 

"The season started off really good, plants grew really well, and then it started raining," co-owner Margaret Ballantyne said at the time.

Did you visit Ballantyne's Strawberries?

This poll ended on 07 August 2015.

Current Results

Yes

60%

No

39%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

The Daily Mercury contacted the business but they did not want to comment on the closure.

See memories residents shared of visiting the farm:

Ballantyne's Strawberries at Calen will close in September: http://ow.ly/QybsQ What are your memories of visiting the farm?

Posted by Daily Mercury on Wednesday, August 5, 2015

 

 



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