Strawberries

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Strawberries

Strawberry Point, Iowa is home to the "World's Largest Strawberry" which sits atop city hall, standing 15 feet high and 12 feet wide and weighs in at 1,430 pounds.

Selection tips

Select bright red berries with their caps intact.  Smaller berries are usually sweeter and more flavorful. Pinch off the stem about 1/4 inch above the cap. The unripe berries will not ripen after being picked.

Storage tips

Store unwashed berries loosely covered with plastic wrap in the coldest part of your refrigerator for 5-7 days at most.  Do not wash berries until you are ready to use them.  

Members who process, produce, or sell the selected ingredient

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Des Moines, IA
Farms/Growers, Food Hubs, Farm Store
NEW HAMPTON, IA
Farmers Markets
Dubuque, IA
Supporting Organizations, Farmers Markets
Fort Dodge, IA
Bakeries, Farmers Markets, Farms/Growers
Hubbard, IA
Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs), Farms/Growers
Decorah, IA
Food Hubs
Adel, IA
Farms/Growers
Iowa City, IA
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