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Chai Strawberry Bread takes first place in Strawberry Day Dessert Contest

By on May 4, 2013

Deborah Whitmire of Cary walked away with $100 and bragging rights after her Chai Strawberry Bread earned her first place in the State Farmers Market’s Strawberry Dessert Contest. The bread, served with a strawberry mascarpone spread, won over judges from

Strawberry Day at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

By on May 10, 2012

There is nothing quite like the sweet taste of a fresh strawberry. If you agree, be sure to stop by the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market for Strawberry Day Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The celebration includes free samples

Rain won’t ruin Strawberry Day

By on May 13, 2011

Most of North Carolina will see rain this weekend, but that won’t ruin activities at the state’s farmers markets. All of the markets have covered shelters with plenty of room to accommodate vendors and visitors during spring showers. The markets

In the Kitchen with Brian and Lisa: Strawberry tart

By on May 12, 2011

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their Got to Be Good Cookin’ segment using ingredients grown and available right here in North Carolina. While N.C. strawberries have been readily available in some areas

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