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Minnesota Berries Ripening For Peak Picking

The cold, wet spring delayed the growing season, but the Minnesota Grown program says consumers can expect a variety of berries ready to be picked and enjoyed throughout the state this month.

07/08/2014

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Bite Of Minnesota: Strawberry Goat Cheese Squares

On Sunday morning I made a mad dash for Lorence’s Berry Farm in Northfield and picked 16 pounds of strawberries just before a storm came through. The fields had plenty of berries to pick and they were large, juicy, and delicious.

06/25/2014

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Strawberries Delayed, But They’ll Be Worth The Wait

Farmers, as you can imagine, pay a lot of attention to the weather. “In the last few days we’ve had over 6 inches of rain,” said Paul Nelson, of Untiedt’s Vegetable Farm in Montrose.

06/21/2014

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Minnesota Strawberries Running Late By 2 Weeks

The long, cool spring is expected to delay Minnesota’s strawberry season by up to two weeks this year. However, the state Agriculture Department says Minnesota strawberry producers are forecasting a large, healthy crop.

06/17/2014

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Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Strawberry-Ginger Mojito

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak is picking up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. However, for a change of pace this week, Mike thought he would share one of his favorite things to make for himself in recent months. It’s a refreshing, fruity spin on the classic mojito.

11/28/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Strawberry Simple Syrup

Remember all those strawberries I picked a few weeks back? While most went into the freezer for future storage, I used a few cups to make a variety of simple syrups for drinks. It’s a simple way to spruce up beverages (hence the term “simple syrup”) and so easy to make.

08/06/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Strawberries

It was beautiful weather to enjoy a long weekend outdoors and a perfectly timed break for a lot of us who feel like the summer has already flown by. Finally, a chance to stop and smell the roses and in my case, pick 25 pounds of strawberries.

07/10/2013

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Bumper Crop On Tap For Strawberries

A warm spring and plenty of rain means a bumper crop of strawberries – and they’ll be ready in a week or two. Nancy Jacobson of Pine Tree Apple Orchard in White Bear Lake describes the upcoming atmosphere in the berry fields.

06/01/2012

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Minn. Experts Sense Sensational Strawberry Season

Minnesota growers expect a sensational strawberry season. Minnesota strawberries are ripening early, as much as two to three weeks ahead of normal, and most growers are reporting an excellent crop.

05/31/2012

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Strawberry Season Comes To A Halt

If you were hoping to get out and pick some Minnesota strawberries this year. you may be out of luck. This year’s season was very short-lived.

07/12/2011

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A Guide To Local Strawberry Picking

As a kid, I remember being treated to homegrown strawberries each June, freshly picked from my aunt’s garden. And with each savored bite of those crimson beauties, I wondered how they could taste so incredible.

07/02/2011

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Bite Of Minnesota: Fresh Strawberries In Season

A few days ago, we told you the strawberry crop is running a bit behind this year. But this morning, there’s some good news.

06/17/2011

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After Late Start, Minn. Strawberries Looking Good

Minnesota’s strawberry season is looking short but sweet.

06/15/2011