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North Carolina Strawberries

2011 Strawberry Promotions

Farmer's Markets Promotions
Strawberry Day at the
Southeastern NC Ag. Center in Lumberton
April 30, 2011
11:00 am until 1:00 pm
Strawberry Day at the
State Farmers Market in Raleigh
May 5, 2011
11:00 am until 1:00 pm
Strawberry Day at the
Piedmont TriadFarmers Market
May 13, 2011
11:00 am until 1:00 pm

Strawberry Recipe Contest
Enter the Strawberry Recipe Contest for a chance to win $100 and have your recipe used in future strawberry promotions.  The Contest will be at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh on May 5, 2011.  Entries must be submitted between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. that morning. For more information, contact Heather Lifsey at 919-707-3127.
Click here for contest rules
Strawberry Festivals
Cleveland Community Strawberry Festival
April 23 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Visit for more information
North Carolina Strawberry Festival in Chadbourn, May 7, 2011
Visit for more information
2011 Strawberry Farm Directory

For a copy of the 2011 Strawberry Farm Directory, listing Pick-Your-Own and Pre-picked strawberry farms across the state, contact Heather Lifsey at 919-707-3127 or  Or, go online to www.ncfarmfresh to search for a local farm near you.

Farm to School Program

This is the 15th year North Carolina strawberries will be delivered to school cafeterias across the state that participate in the NC Farm to School Program.  For more information on the program, visit the website at

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NCDA&CS Markets Division, Joe Sanderson, Director
Mailing Address: 1020 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1020
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Room 402, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3100; FAX: (919) 733-0999