La cueillette près de Paris

If you live in Paris and you are looking for something unusual to do, I have an idea for you: how about you go ad pick some fruits and vegetables!

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I have discovered this awesome place thanks to my sister last week-end. It’s called Chapeau de Paille. Started in 1985, they have 30 farms all around France, 10 of them are around Paris and they are open from April to November.

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The concept is very nice: you can walk around the farm, taste and pick whatever you like and you simply pay for what you chose at the end. The prices are slightly lower than in a supermarket and you get the privilege of going back home with real farm fresh produce!

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fresh spinach
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Fresh picked rhubarb
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pears coming soon

No need to tell you that it’s a cool way of getting out of the city, discovering new fruits & vegetables and reconnecting with nature!

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Pull the rhubarb!
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Say hi to the neighbors

 

Check out their website to see what is in season. Their last blog post says “Malgré la pluie, les fraises sont arrivées!” –> Strawberry baby!!

 

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