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Check out these events at NCDA&CS farmers markets

Activities at the state operated farmers markets will be ramping up this summer as produce season hits full stride. Many commodity groups will host special events where visitors can sample fresh produce and pick up recipes and cooking tips.

Following is a list of upcoming market events:

WNC Farmers Market, Asheville, 828-252-2025
June 8 & 22 -- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Master Gardener Plant Clinic
June 28 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Blackberry Day
July 19 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Watermelon Day
July 13 & 27 -- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Aug. 9 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tomato Tasting
Aug. 10 & 24 -- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Sept. 14 & 28 --11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Sept. 20 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Apple Tasting

Charlotte Farmers Market, 704-357-1269
June 15 -- Ask a Master Gardener
July 12 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Watermelon Day
Sept. 7 -- Charlotte Herb Guild, Time TBA

State Farmers Market, Raleigh, 919-733-7417
June 8 -- Crawfish Day
June 20 -- Blueberry Day
July 11 -- Peach Day
Aug. 1 -- Watermelon Day
Aug. 17 -- WPTF Weekend Gardener Show
Sept. 6 -- Grape Day
Sept. 26 -- Sweet Potato Day
Oct. 3 -- Apple Day
Oct. 5 -- WPTF Weekend Gardener Show
Oct. 10 -- Great Pumpkin Contest
Nov. 8, 9 & 10 -- Fall Craft Fair
Nov. 15 -- Colossal Collard Day
Nov. 22 -- Pecan Day

Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, Colfax, 336-605-9157
June 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & June 2, -- 1 to 5 p.m., Spring Craft Fair
June 15 -- 10 a.m. – until, Wing Festival
June 22 -- 10 a.m. – until, Crawfish Boil
July 19 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Peach Day
Aug. 2 -- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Watermelon Day


 

 

 

NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047