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Busy weekend at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

By on June 22, 2012

Like summer, things are heating up at local farmers markets across the state as we begin to ease into the peck of the season. They’ll be bringing the best of their fresh produce so, swing by your closest farmers market

Get a taste of summer at your local farmers market

By on June 24, 2011

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

Photos from the Field: Harvesting North Carolina crawfish

By on June 17, 2011

Crawfish in North Carolina are raised in ponds such as the one shown above at farms across the state. Crawfish growers stock a pond only once. They drain the pond yearly in the winter when the crawfish live in the

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

By on June 16, 2011

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,