N.C. Strawberry Festival

N.C. strawberries signal sweet start to market season

There is something about strawberry season that is refreshing. It could be because  strawberries signal the opening of many farmers markets and the start of the spring produce season. Maybe it’s because pick-your-own strawberry farms provide quality family time and a chance to get out of the house after a long winter. It also could […]

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Celebrate N.C. strawberries with Strawberry Day

Around here, we think strawberries are really special. We add them to our cereal in the morning, mix them into our smoothies in the afternoon and make desserts from them in the evening . That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but there is no denying our love for N.C. strawberries. In fact, our state is the fourth largest […]

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Strawberry Day at the State Farmers Market

Strawberry shortcake, strawberry cheesecake, strawberry cupcakes, strawberry cobbler, strawberry ice cream, strawberries and cream… I could go on, but I’m getting hungry. It’s officially strawberry season and the red fruit is being celebrated at Thursday’s Strawberry Day at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You’ll find free samples and […]

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