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Learn to Pick Perfectly at Strawberry School

Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 06:29am

NASHVILLE—Pick Tennessee Products will host a “Strawberry School” media day at the Wagner Berry Farm near Spring Hill on Friday, April 24.

Tammy Algood, Pick Tennessee Products spokesperson and acclaimed food expert, will conduct “Strawberry School,” demonstrating proper strawberry picking, care, storage and preservation techniques. Participating media can tour the farm, interview farmers and gather information about this year’s strawberry crop.

Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Julius Johnson and Assistant Commissioner Ed Harlan will attend, as will Maury County Mayor Charles Norman and other area officials.

Who:  All media are invited. Local officials are also encouraged to attend.
What:  Strawberry School Media Day
When: April 24, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Wagner Berry Farm
4923 Ollie Chunn Road, Spring Hill, TN 37174
John and Martha Wagner (931) 486-0337
mjwagner57@yahoo.com or www.wagnerberryfarm.com

Contact Cynthia Kent at 615-483-5184 or email Cynthia.Kent@TN.gov with questions.

Pick Tennessee Products is the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s statewide program to connect Tennessee farmers, farmers markets and local food makers to consumers. The program is a free service to Tennessee farmers and is available on the Web at www.picktnproducts.org, via mobile app, and on Facebook and Twitter.

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