Strawberry season is here and ready to deliver.

Farms around the Triad are bursting at the stems with fresh strawberries, and owners are encouraging folks to come by for you-pick or curbside. Be sure to check ahead with your favorite farm to see what options they’re offering. Here’s a list of local farms that are open and ready for guests:

Crossnore School &

Children’s Home

1001 Reynolda Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27104


Jones Strawberry Farm

5590 Seward Road

Pfafftown, NC 27040


Hedgecock Strawberry Farm

3011 Abbotts Creek Church Road

Kernersville, NC 27284


For more locations and information on strawberry farms in your area, visit

Quick bites:

• High Point LLC and Iron Door Brewery are opening High Pint Brewery and Public House in a 16,200-square-foot building at 1114 Eastchester Drive. The brewery, which plans to produce ales, pilsners, and lagers, will feature a tap room and food trucks.

• Due to COVID-19, the annual Empty Bowls supporting Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina has been cancelled. Tickets can be converted into donations or a refund will be issued.

• North Carolina chef Vivian Howard has released a meal kit that coincides with her new cookbook, “This Will Make It Taste Good,” due out in October.

• Carter Brothers Barbecue in High Point is one of the first restaurant casualties to hit the Triad as a result of COVID-19. After closing for two weeks, the owners announced on their Facebook page that the restaurant would not reopen.

The Dish is compiled by WSM staff with help from Winston-Salem Journal food reporter Michael Hastings.

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