National Strawberry Day 2022
National Strawberry Day is a day that celebrates the strawberry. It’s on February 27th and it has been celebrated since 1922. There are many activities, history, and celebrations associated with National Strawberry Day. This blog post will go over everything you need to know about this special celebration!
History Of National Strawberry Day
Strawberries are a delicious and nutritious berry that has been cultivated for centuries. The French were the first to do this in the 14th-century, but it quickly spread across Europe with English gardeners transplanting strawberries into their own landscape -which includes roses!
That is until 1712 when a French excursion to the Amazon set out on their mission.
The early species of strawberries were very different from those we feast upon now and it wasn’t until this date that Pierre Ier de Labanze began cultivating what would become known as “Strawberry Plants.” The first fruits cultivated in France tasted bland; however through multiple crosses with other fruit varieties such as raspberry or apple, he created new landrace plants specifically bred for flavor – which led him not only toward improving how foods taste but also starting an industry!
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In the early 19th century, it became trendy to love strawberries. The first strawberries of this new kind were seen as a luxury and enjoyed by only those who could afford them before they spread quickly due in large part because railroads made transporting these sweet berries all around America possible with one quick train ride!
The berry’s name may be due to a number of reasons: some argue it comes from the Old English “strawberry-urchin,” because its leaves have an appearance similar to those on strawberries.
One theory is that National Strawberry Day started as a way to spread awareness about the importance of raising berries, but it has become so popular and symbolizes hope for people with all kinds of diets.
National Strawberry Day Activities
- Harvest your own Strawberries
If you’ve been planting your strawberry seeds for this past April, the plants are likely starting to fruit now. If not, don’t worry! They’ll be bearing their delicious red fruits soon enough and it will taste even better after waiting a little bit more time before picking them fresh off of the vine or Marketplace floor on its ripe summer day.
- Try Strawberry Carving
When the time comes to enjoy a warm summer dish, it’s important that you use berries in their prime. And what better way than making them into something beautiful and delicious!
With strawberries at hand try out this fun activity: Carve one up as an elegant rose for your friends who love flowers–whether they’re plants or not doesn’t matter too much because we all need beauty on our plates sometimes right?
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- Listen to Some Strawberry Songs
There are many great songs that feature this delicious fruit, such as ‘Strawberry Fields Forever by The Beatles and Coldplay’s ” Strawberry Swing.
5 FACTS ABOUT STRAWBERRIES THAT MAKE THEM EVEN SWEETER
- They were a Roman remedy
The Ancient Romans had a variety of different beliefs about the fruit, but they all have one thing in common – it’s used for minor ailments.
The ancient Romans thought that apple could cure sore throats and other illnesses with its juice or even be chewed raw by people who needed more direct treatment like an Agent Provocateur today!
- They’re not like any other fruit
The Strawberry is not technically considered a berry as its seeds are on the outside (around 200 of them). It’s actually more similar to an aggregate fruit, which means it has many small parts that come together in one whole when they ripen.
A popular misconception about strawberries is their color; while this juicy treat does have red flesh in addition to green leaves and shiny black stems like other fruits do naturally—it’s just very difficult for consumers who’ve grown accustomed over time seeing only shades of red or pink during field trips through childhood play dates
- Each one is unique
The flavor of strawberries can be very variable, and this is because they’re influenced by a variety of factors.
- They’re part of a floral family
The tasty fruit is a member of the rose family, which explains its bright color and fragrant scent.
5. They’re great for your love life
It’s not just the taste that makes strawberries so addicting. Magnesium, potassium, and folate are also found in them which means they encourage a healthy libido!
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WHY DO WE LOVE NATIONAL STRAWBERRY DAY
1. It means spring has sprung
When you see the first strawberries of spring, your heart swells with joy. People celebrate this delicious fruit that brings color and flavor back into our lives after months of darkness
A strawberry is a kind of berry found all over the world but it’s not just popular in America like its cousin cucumbers which can be seen on restaurant menus year-round (or at least until later)
2. You can support local farmers
Strawberries are the perfect fruit for any occasion! You can find strawberries in every single U.S state and Canadian province, making them one of America’s most popular crops.
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3. Strawberries encourage healthy hearts
Science has found that strawberries are a great way to reduce your risks of heart disease and even certain cancers. The vitamins in them help fight off potentially dangerous inflammation, which helps keep you healthy!