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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011

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

State Farmers Market to host Pecan Day Friday, Nov. 18

WHAT:

The State Farmers Market will crack open the holidays with its annual Pecan Day event. Visitors will be able to sample Pecan Pie Bars prepared by the State Farmers Market Restaurant and pick up free pecan recipes for upcoming holiday meals.

In addition, farmers will have locally grown pecans, sweet potatoes, greens and more available for purchase.

WHEN:

Friday, Nov. 18
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:

Pecan Day is sponsored by the N.C. Pecan Growers Association, State Farmers Market Restaurant, State Farmers Market and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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

-pmj-2

 

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