On the horizon
The five farmers markets operated by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will begin hosting a number of events and activities in the coming months. Following are some of those events. Go to www.ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/index.htm for complete listings.
April 3-5 – Southern Ideal Home Show – Spring Edition, State Fairgrounds, Raleigh. Call (800) 849-0248 for more information.
April 4 – Greenhouse Vegetable Day at the Southeastern N.C. Farmers Market in Lumberton. Call (910) 618-5699 for more.
April 4 – Gourd Day at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh. Call (919) 733-7417.
May 1-3 – 20th Annual Spring Herb Festival, the largest herb festival in the Southeast, at the Western N.C. Farmers Market in Asheville. Call (828) 253-1691.
May 2 – Strawberry Day at the Charlotte Farmers Market. Call (704) 357-1269 for more.