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Recipe: Strawberry Upside Down Cake

By on April 20, 2017

Have you heard the good news? Strawberry growers are expecting a strong second wave of the crop, which should hopefully be ready for picking and last through the end of May. Farmers markets and roadside stands should have plenty of

N.C. strawberries signal sweet start to market season

By on April 20, 2011

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

Celebrate N.C. strawberries with Strawberry Day

By on April 28, 2010

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

Strawberry Day at the State Farmers Market

By on April 28, 2009

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