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Those were the days ... in Portola Valley

Original post made on May 6, 2013

In the early 1900s, growing strawberries for the San Francisco market was a big business in Portola Valley. In this undated photo, George Nahmens displays a tray of berries. He is sitting on a chest used to ship the fruit to San Francisco. Each chest could hold 20 trays of berries. ==I Photo courtesy Portola Valley Archives.==

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Posted by Lynn
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on May 6, 2013 at 8:14 am

Those strawberries were darn good in those days! Homemade strawberry shortcakes yum yum!e7Jpq