Festival Highlights Louisiana Strawbe...

Festival Highlights Louisiana Strawberry

There are 3 comments on the The Associated Press story from Apr 14, 2007, titled Festival Highlights Louisiana Strawberry . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

“I guess people can support Louisiana produce and Louisiana strawberries.”

Louisiana is celebrating the strawberry this weekend with a festival expected to draw thousands, but underpinning the revelry is the sad reality that the state's small but cherished strawberry farms are disappearing.

Organizers of the annual strawberry festival in Ponchatoula, a town of 5,200 residents about 50 miles northwest of New Orleans, were expecting 250,000 people to attend the event, which began Friday and ends Sunday.

Festival-goers not only get to indulge in Louisiana strawberries, which locals say are the sweetest around, they also get to sample cuisine unique to the state, like fried alligator and crawfish gumbo, festival chairwoman Amy Harris said. Read more

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Chaney

United States

#1 Apr 18, 2007
This was the Crazy/ but fun at the same time. But although I still had a good time I just wish that thay had done but some sowdust down... Although there was a lot of people out there...l
MR.Katarious Chaney you already know
You can come wipe me down when ever!!
Bob Fry

AOL

#2 May 14, 2007
These strawberried are not "the sweetest around," they're the seetest anywhere. And don't forget to visit "Ole Hardhide," the alligator on display alongside the railroad tracks and right next to a wonderful restaurant for lunch called Paul's.
Bobby Jim

Slidell, LA

#3 May 14, 2007
And remember the Strawberry Gifts for sale on the web at http://www.cafepress.com/figstreetstudio/6758...

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