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Celebrating National Farmers Market Week

By on August 3, 2021

Where can we find farmers markets and what makes them successful? While celebrating National Farmers Market Week this week, the first week of August, we sat down for a few moments with Kevin Hardison, agricultural marketing specialist with the N.C.

Farmers Market Managers Recognized for COVID-19 Response

By on June 25, 2020

These days, the four NCDA&CS farmers markets are still operating with modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been three and a half months since the markets plunged into emergency response mode – having to make immediate adjustments for public

Today's Topic

Today’s Topic: Farmers markets hitting peak season

By on August 1, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” National Farmers Market Week is Aug. 6-12, but there are plenty of reasons to celebrate the state’s farmers markets year-round. The NCDA&CS

Celebrate NC agriculture at our farmers markets

By on June 4, 2014

Farmers markets are already bustling with lots of fresh, local produce, and more will be coming as the summer continues to heat up. Our four state-owned farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are buzzing with activities. Mark your

Rain won’t ruin Strawberry Day

By on May 13, 2011

Most of North Carolina will see rain this weekend, but that won’t ruin activities at the state’s farmers markets. All of the markets have covered shelters with plenty of room to accommodate vendors and visitors during spring showers. The markets

Cure Spring plant fever at the farmers markets; shoppers will find a variety of plants

By on April 1, 2010

The recent warm spring weather likely has gardeners excited and maybe a little frustrated, too. For those who love digging in the dirt, waiting for the last chance of frost to pass is akin to a 3-year-old patiently waiting to