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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2011

CONTACT: Ronnie Best, manager
State Farmers Market
(919) 733-7417

State Farmers Market hosts Colossal Collard Day
Friday, Nov. 4

WHAT:

Fresh N.C. collards, crisp hushpuppies and spicy chow-chows are all part of Colossal Collard Day at the State Farmers Market. Visitors can enjoy free collard samples prepared by the State Farmers Market Restaurant along with a variety of chow-chows and pickled relishes from Market Shoppes vendors. Locally produced collards also will be available for purchase from area farmers.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 4
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE:

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

MORE INFO :

Colossal Collard Day is one of several special events planned for the State Farmers Market in November and December. Additional upcoming events include the Fall Craft Fair, Nov. 11-13, and the Week of Giving, Dec. 4-10.

For more information about the State Farmers Market, go to http://ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/raleigh/promos.htm.


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