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Western N.C. Marketing Center

570 Brevard Road
Asheville, N.C. 28806
Phone (828) 253-1691 Fax(828) 252-2025

The western North Carolina Marketing office located at the western NC Farmers Market in Asheville, provides marketing services for the many crops grown in this region of North Carolina. Marketing specialists assist individual growers, packer/shippers, wholesale buyers, and the commodity associations representing these crops. Western NC is a major production area for many fruit, vegetable, ornamental and Christmas tree crops. Apples, tomatoes, and many other fruits and vegetables are shipped from western NC to buyers throughout the southeast and northeast U.S. Likewise, this area is a major supplier of ornamental plants and Christmas trees shipped throughout the country. Marketing assistance includes locating potential buyers and suppliers, developing marketing strategies, market expansion, and conducting marketing promotions to increase demand.

E-Mail the designated marketing specialist for assistance with these commodities or click on the crops for more information.

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NCDA&CS Markets Division, Joe Sanderson, Director
Mailing Address: 1020 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1020
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Room 402, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3100; FAX: (919) 733-0999