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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2007

CONTACT: Monica Wood 
NCDA&CS Marketing Specialist
(919) 733-7417

State Farmers Market hosts Fall Craft Fair Nov. 9-11

RALEIGH – The State Farmers Market will host one of its largest fall craft fairs Nov. 9-11 with more than 100 crafters offering unique handmade items for sale. The event is a must for shoppers looking to get a jump on their holiday gift lists or searching for a one-of-a-kind original.

The craft fair runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday in the farmers shed, craft shed and in the parking lot and grass areas between the two buildings. Admission is free.

Shoppers will find ornamental garden accessories, quilted items, floral arrangements, stained glass, woodworking items, pottery, jewelry, soaps, baskets, ornaments, candles, handbags, birdhouses, wreaths and more.

The event is sponsored by the State Farmers Market and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

The Farmers Area offers many seasonal items including pumpkins, mums, pansies, apples, peanuts, sweet potatoes, greens, tomatoes, firewood and honey. The Market Shoppes feature custom picture framing, fruit and gift baskets, meats, cheeses and Goodness Grows in N.C. products.

The market is open seven days a week and is located at 1201 Agriculture St., off Exit 297 (Lake Wheeler Road) of Interstate 40.

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