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NCDA&CS Marketing Division - Triad Farmers Market

The Robert G. Shaw Piedmont Triad Farmers Market is one of four Farmers Markets owned by the    STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA and operated by the NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER SERVICE

We are located at:
2914 Sandy Ridge Rd. Colfax, NC 27235    Exit #208 on I-40
(west of Greensboro near the Airport)

Office: 336-605-9157        Fax: 336-605-9401

Open All Year


Strawberry Recipe Contest

Robert G. Shaw Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

Friday May 22nd, 2015

General Contest Rules

  • All entries must be made with strawberries grown in North Carolina; at least TWO cups of strawberries per recipe. Strawberries need to be one of the main ingredients.
  • Judging will be based on the use of strawberries, flavor and quality of baked or prepared product, and overall appearance.
  • Recipes become the property of the N. C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services.
  • Recipes need not be original. (If recipe is not original, please include the source on your recipe if you know it.)
  • Any recipe containing raw eggs will not be judged.

                                                                          Entry Instructions

  • All entries must be accompanied by a recipe with complete instructions. Type or write your recipe on an 8-1/2 x 11 sheet of paper with your name, address, and telephone number listed in the upper right corner.
  • Recipes must be created and completed at home and brought to the Piedmont Triad Market office located at 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax. (The office is the first building on the right just as you pass through the gate)
  • Recipes should be brought in throwaway containers. It will not be the responsibility of the Market to return any dishes or plates.

Day of Contest

  • Entries will be received from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Piedmont Triad Market office.
  • Judging will begin at 10 a.m. When judging is complete, prizes will be awarded at the Strawberry Day exhibit in the Farmers Building.

Judging Criteria

  • Flavor of product.
  • Appearance and attractiveness.
  • Texture/tenderness/quality of finished product.
  • Creative use and preparation.


contest1st Place   $100

                                                     2nd Place       $75

3rdPlace     $ 50

        Sponsors: North Carolina Strawberry Association

     NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services         Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

For additional information, call Lari at 336-605-9157


Hours of Operation
Office:  7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday                                    
Farmers Areas:      Monday-Sunday

A.B. Seed & Co.) visit website
Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Moose Cafe visit website
Monday-Sunday   7:00am-8:00pm

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Market Shoppes
Monday-Saturday - 7:00am-6:00pm
Sunday - 10:00am-6:00pm

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       Rick Cecil  -  Market Manager
 Robert Smothers - Assistant Manager


Robert G. Shaw Piedmont Triad Farmers Market
Address:2914 Sandy Ridge Road - Colfax, North Carolina 27235 (map)
Phone: (336) 605-9157 FAX:(336) 605-9401