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NCDA&CS Marketing Division - Charlotte Farmers Market

2014 PROMOTIONS coming soon

Visit the I-77 Welcome Center to
"See What's Available at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market"


2013 promotions


APRIL 2013

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

Master Gardeners

“Ask a Master Gardener” Day at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

Look for your Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners in the Greenery Shed to answer all your gardening questions.

Focus: Soil and Composting - Learn about building healthy soil for your lawn & garden in our Southern Piedmont clay including how-to’s on home composting and soil amendment; free soil test kits available on request.

To Contact Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners:

Phone: Master Gardener Hotline: 704.336.4011  E-mail: info@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org

Website: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org  {  Online: Visit us on Facebook

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SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2013

master gardener

“Ask a Master Gardener” Day at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

Look for your Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners in the Greenery Shed to answer all your gardening questions.

Focus: Small Gardens: Containers for Edibles and Ornamentals - Learn about growing food, flowers, & even small shrubs and trees in containers. Container gardening offers flexibility over traditional gardening and allows you to grow and harvest vegetables, fruits, and herbs in the NC piedmont practically year-round.

To Contact Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners:

Phone: Master Gardener Hotline: 704.336.4011  E-mail: info@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org

Website: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org  Online: Visit us on Facebook

master gardener


SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013

FARMALL TRACTOR

 

STUMPTOWN TRACTOR CLUB ANNUAL TRACTOR SHOW -

8:00 AM until 2:00 PM

The Stumptown Tractor Club was started in 1995 to preserve & restore antique tractors, power & antique farm equipment. The club will be at the farmers market proudly displaying their restored tractors on this day. This is a family event which will surely be enjoyed by everyone!!


 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 , 2013

master gardener

"Ask a Master Gardener” Day at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

Look for your Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners in the Greenery Shed to answer all your gardening questions.

Focus: Care and Culture of Roses - Learn the secrets to keeping your roses healthy and beautiful for years to come with expert rosarian Elizabeth Geppert. From bed prep, to planting, to pruning, bring your rose culture questions to be answered by an expert.

 To Contact Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners:

Phone: Master Gardener Hotline: 704.336.4011  E-mail: info@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org

Website: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org   Online: Visit us on Facebook

master gardener

 


MAY

SATURDAY, MAY 4

master gardener

Spring Plant Sale at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

Each year your Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners (EMGs) propagate plants from their own gardens for sale to the public. Proceeds from these sales support horticultural scholarships for students at local colleges and help fund our community education programs. So stop by the Greenery Shed and shop for your EMG-grown edible and ornamental plants including herbs, perennials, shrubs, and trees. You’ll find great prices on great plants proven to thrive in our Southern Piedmont gardens! EMG volunteers will also be on-hand to answer all your gardening questions.

To Contact Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners:

Phone: Master Gardener Hotline: 704.336.4011  E-mail: info@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org

Website: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org   Online: Visit us on Facebook

master gardener


FRIDAY, MAY 17

 

FRESH STRAWBERRIES

STRAWBERRY DAY - 11:00 AM UNTIL 1:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate this year's crop of sweet, juicy strawberries. Come by to sample these berries and also to pick up information on the correct way to pick and store strawberries. Also, free recipes will be available.


SATURDAY, MAY 25

master gardener

“Ask a Master Gardener” Day at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

Look for your Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners in the Greenery Shed to answer all your gardening questions.

Focus: Native Plants in Your Landscape - Learn about using native perennials, trees, & shrubs to create an eco-friendly, functional, and attractive landscape; advice on plant selection and sources for your garden; plant lists available on request.

To Contact Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners:

Phone: Master Gardener Hotline: 704.336.4011  E-mail: info@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org

Website: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org   Online: Visit us on Facebook

master gardener


 

JUNE

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

master gardener

“Ask a Master Gardener” Day at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

Look for your Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners in the Greenery Shed to answer all your gardening questions.

Focus: Got Bugs, Get Answers:  Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Scott Ewers, Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension Agent, Consumer & Commercial Horticulture, in person. As an expert on integrated pest management and disease control in your yard as well as all things horticultural, he will be there to answer questions about insect & disease problems in your vegetable and ornamental gardens & lawn.

To Contact Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners:

Phone: Master Gardener Hotline: 704.336.4011  E-mail: info@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org

Website: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org  Online: Visit us on Facebook

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SATURDAY, JUNE 15

master gardener

 “Ask a Master Gardener” Day at Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

Look for your Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners in the Greenery Shed to answer all your gardening questions.

Focus: Lawn Care 101 - Learn cost-effective, earth-friendly techniques for planting a new or renovating an old lawn & keeping it healthy & beautiful.

To Contact Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners:

Phone: Master Gardener Hotline: 704.336.4011  E-mail: info@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org

Website: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org   Online: Visit us on Facebook

master gardener


JULY

FRIDAY, JULY 12

WATERMELON

WATERMELON DAY - 11:00 AM UNTIL 1:00 PM

What could be better than a slice of ice-cold watermelon on a hot day?? Be sure to mark your calendar now so that you can join us as we celebrate this year's crop of sweet, juicy watermelon. Come by to sample a slice of watermelon and at the same time meet the NC Watermelon Queen!

 


SEPTEMBER

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Charlotte Herb Guild - More information soon!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NCDA&CS Charlotte Farmers Market , Fred Cole - Manager
Mailing Address:P.O. Box 669184 - Charlotte, North Carolina 28266
Physical Address:1801 Yorkmont Road - Charlotte, North Carolina 28266 (map)
Phone: (704) 357-1269 FAX: (704) 357-0708