The Berry Patch began in 1995 as a small strawberry farm. Owner, Lee Berry, sold strawberries out of the back of his pickup truck. Lee and his wife Amy noticed that it takes something pretty unique for drivers zipping down the highway to pull over and stop.

berryshop_500x292That something unique is The World’s Largest Strawberry.

The World’s Largest Strawberry is 24 feet tall and took over 5 months to complete. The giant berry houses an ice cream shop and the namesake produce.

As if a 24-foot strawberry is not a big enough deal, a highway project in 2011 forced the Berry’s to pull up the giant strawberry, load it onto a truck and drive it down the highway to a new location.

Berry Family by Boondocks PhotographyLee and Amy were not born farmers but as Lee puts in, “My last name is Berry… it just fits; like it was meant to be.