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News Roundup: Sept. 15-21

By on September 21, 2012

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

Celebrate the Fourth of July with fresh, local food

By on July 1, 2011

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

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

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,

Southeastern N.C. Farmers Market hosts Blueberry Day Saturday

By on June 10, 2011

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

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

State Farmers Market celebrates milestone

By on May 20, 2011

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

Celebrate (unofficial) Take Your Mother to Market Day

By on May 6, 2011

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

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

Easter hunts and gardening advice

By on April 22, 2011

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