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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2008

CONTACT: Monica Wood, marketing specialist
N.C. State Farmers Market
(919) 733-7417

State Farmers Market continues to satisfy customers
at annual Crawfish Day, Saturday, June 7

WHO/WHAT: The N.C. Crawfish Growers Association and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will host the always popular Crawfish Day. Shoppers can purchase live or cooked crawfish, and pick up recipes and information on this delicacy.  Come early because these Farmers Market favorites sell fast.
WHEN:      Saturday, June 7
10 a.m. until SELLOUT
WHERE:    State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St., Raleigh
Exit 297 (Lake Wheeler Road) off Interstate 40
OTHER INFO:   Crawfish will be available for $5 per pound live and $6 per pound cooked with seasoning.  A minimum purchase of 5 pounds per live order and 1 pound per cooked order is required. Purchases may not exceed 40 pounds per person. Pre-orders will not be accepted.

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Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 733-4216; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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