04/23/19 6:00am

The first crop of strawberries at Catapano Farm in Southold is ready for harvest. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

Is there a sweeter sign that summer is coming than the return of North Fork strawberries?

Juicy, ripe and red; these berries typically begin making an appearance on local farm stands starting in late May or early June, but you won’t have to wait quite that long if you visit Catapano Farms in Southold.

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