Town Square

Post a New Topic

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.==

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, May 6, 2013, 7:52 AM

Comments (1)

Like this comment
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


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,926 views

Eat, Surf, Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,063 views

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,008 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 681 views