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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2011

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

"Weekend Gardener" radio show to broadcast live
from State Farmers Market Saturday, Aug. 13

WHAT:

Mike Raley and Anne Clapp, hosts of WPTF-AM’s “Weekend Gardener” radio show, will be at the State Farmers Market for a live broadcast. During the broadcast, visitors can have their gardening questions answered on-air, pick up free giveaway items and enjoy free miniature ham biscuits from the State Farmers Market Restaurant.

WHEN:

Saturday, Aug. 13
8-11 a.m.

WHERE:

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

MORE INFO:

Farmers market vendors offer a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables such as watermelon, cantaloupes, corn, peppers and tomatoes. In addition, the indoor Market Shoppes offer a large selection of farm-raised meats, cheeses, wines, jams and jellies, barbeque sauces and baked goods.

For more information about this and other special events at the market, go to http://ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/raleigh/promos.htm.

-pmj-2

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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