Strawberry picking 6/1953 :Herman and Bozman and one of his pickers about to put lids on crates of berries. Acres of Strawberries. Marion Station, in Somerset County, is the heart of an immense strawberry producing area. Every year, in May hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of the fruit is brought here for auction. The region also supplies some 50,000,000 young plants annually to growers elsewwhere in Maryland and in states in the north.