Strawberry time in Maryland! Posted in News & Events It’s time to start looking for local Maryland strawberries! These sweet beauties beat the biggest West Coast berry any day. Maryland strawberry grower Russ Shlagel explains that the ripening process of strawberries truly makes local much better than their cousins put on trucks and shipped a thousand miles or more. So ask for Maryland strawberries at your grocery store. Or pick your own. Click here for a list of local Maryland farms with strawberries.