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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 10, 2010

CONTACT:

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

State Farmers Market offers one-stop shop
for holiday gifts, food

WHAT:

Holiday shopping is made easy during the annual Fall Craft Fair at the State Farmers Market Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More than 100 local crafters will feature a range of gifts and unique decorating ideas, including wreaths, ornaments, candles, quilts, ornamental garden accessories, floral arrangements, stained glass, woodworking, pottery, jewelry, soaps, baskets, handbags, birdhouses and more.

While at the farmers market, shoppers also can purchase a variety of locally grown food for their upcoming holiday meals. Vendors will have sweet potatoes, greens and other fall produce for sale. Admission and parking are free.

WHEN:

Friday, Nov. 12, through Sunday, Nov. 14
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

WHERE:

Area in and surrounding Farmers Building and Craft Building near the seafood restaurant
Farmers Building
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St.
Interstate 40, exit 297, Lake Wheeler Road

WHO: The Fall Craft Fair is sponsored by the State Farmers Market and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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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) 707-3005; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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