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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010

CONTACT:

Monica Wood, marketing specialist
State Farmers Market
(919) 733-7417; monica.wood@ncagr.gov

State Farmers Market hosts "Weekend Gardener" radio show
Saturday, Aug. 21

WHAT:

Radio personalities Mike Raley and Anne Clapp will be on-hand at the State Farmers Market for a live broadcast of their “Weekend Gardener” show. The WPTF 680 AM hosts will offer free gardening advice to the crowd, as well as give away prizes and free biscuit samples from the State Farmers Market Restaurant.

The farmers market has a large variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, including peaches, tomatoes, watermelon, corn, cantaloupe, squash and cucumbers. Freshly baked breads, herbs and gardening plants also are available. In the Market Shoppes, visitors can shop for an array of meats and cheeses, fruit and gift baskets, as well as custom picture framing and a variety of Goodness Grows in North Carolina products.

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 21
8 to 11 a.m.
WHERE:

State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St.
Interstate 40, exit 297, Lake Wheeler Road

MORE INFO:

More information about this event and other events at the State Farmers Market is available at www.ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/raleigh. For more information on the “Weekend Gardener” radio show, go to www.wptf.com.

-pmj-

 

 

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