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Tomatoes ripe for tasting in Asheville

By on August 12, 2011

Cooler temperatures aren’t the only reasons to visit the mountains this weekend.Visitors to the WNC Farmers Market will get a chance to sample and vote for their favorite variety of locally grown tomatoes in the annual Tomato Tasting celebration Friday

Farmers markets make Memorial Day shopping easy

By on May 27, 2011

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

Charlotte market now open Sundays through August

By on April 29, 2011

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

Photos from the Field: Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

By on June 21, 2010

 After more than 25 years of serving the southern Piedmont, the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market continues to be a place where consumers can find locally grown fruits and vegetables from area farmers. Charlotte is one of five farmers markets managed

Welcoming the best of the blues

By on June 7, 2010

Strawberry season is quickly coming to an end. However, even though we will no longer wake up and enjoy those juicy red berries in our cereal, there is no reason to feel blue. Why? Because late May and early June

Celebrate N.C. strawberries with Strawberry Day

By on April 28, 2010

Around here, we think strawberries are really special. We add them to our cereal in the morning, mix them into our smoothies in the afternoon and make desserts from them in the evening . That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but there is