Posts tagged Southeastern N.C. Farmers Market

News Roundup: Sept. 15-21

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Agricultural experts seek immigration reform,” Charlotte Observer: A North Carolina agriculture official joined growers from other states Wednesday in […]

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with fresh, local food

Whether your tailgating before fireworks or hosting a cookout at home, you can find fresh ingredients for your next event at a local farmers market near you. There are no special events planned during the July 4th weekend at the state-operated farmers markets, but there is a cornucopia of local fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses […]

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Get a taste of summer at your local farmers market

What better way to welcome summer than with a trip to a local farmers market. You’ll find an abundance of summer favorites such as blueberries, corn, squash and tomatoes at markets across the state. In addition, there are plenty of special events going on at the state-operated farmers markets in Asheville, Colfax, Charlotte, Raleigh and […]

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Happy ending to a long week: N.C. blueberries and crawfish

As we approach the beginning of summer, farmers markets and roadside stands will begin to fill up with a lot of fresh produce. It’s a great time of year to shop at local farmers markets, and if you’ve never been, you may be surprised by what you find. The five state-operated farmers markets host a […]

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Southeastern N.C. Farmers Market hosts Blueberry Day Saturday

N.C. blueberry season lasts from the end of May to the middle of July, and you can find some of the best berries right now at farmers markets around the state. Each year, blueberry farmers produce more than 30 million pounds of blueberries and the state ranks sixth in blueberry production in the nation. To […]

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Farmers markets make Memorial Day shopping easy

If you’re hosting a Memorial Day cookout this weekend, plan a visit to a state farmers market for your grocery needs. You can find a large selection of locally grown produce, as well as a variety of fresh meats and cheeses. A trip to a farmers markets also is a great way to spend time […]

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State Farmers Market celebrates milestone

This weekend, the State Farmers Market will pass a milestone as it celebrates 20 years of operation at its “new” location. During that time, Raleigh’s population has nearly doubled from about 212,000 people to more than 400,000. And, while the location off Lake Wheeler Road has become the State Farmers Market for many in the […]

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Celebrate (unofficial) Take Your Mother to Market Day

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and you still have time to show your mother how much you appreciate her with a trip to a local farmers market. State farmers markets are located in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax, Raleigh and Lumberton, and you can find local farmers markets and roadside stands across North Carolina. We reached out […]

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Charlotte market now open Sundays through August

May starts this weekend, which means the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market will add an additional day to its schedule. The farmers market will be open Sunday afternoons from now until August. If you’re in the Charlotte area, be sure to visit the market for a large selection of N.C. strawberries, asparagus, beef, pork, greens and […]

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Easter hunts and gardening advice

For many, this weekend will include at least one family meal. Make sure to plan a trip to a local farmers market to pick up fresh ingredients for your family meals. The department manages markets in Asheville, Colfax, Charlotte, Raleigh and Lumberton. You also can search for local farmers markets near you at www.ncafarmfresh.com. If […]

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