In this rural region, whether you’re in a sweet strawberry patch in the rolling countryside, on a grassy lawn in a downtown park, or boating on High Rock Lake, you can celebrate the season — and its bounty — in the great outdoors.
In a cheerful kitchen in Craven County, a grandmother created a recipe that delighted her young grandson. That grandson grew up to be a chef, and the cake still holds a special place in their family — and on his menu at Cypress Hall.
It’s simply impossible to resist a sweet, juicy berry picked fresh from the field. Nobody knows that better than the families behind the farms that help rank North Carolina fourth in the nation for growing strawberries.