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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

CONTACT: Rick Cecil, manager
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market
336-605-9157

New Blackberry and Blueberry Day planned
at Piedmont Triad Farmers Market on July 12

WHAT: The Piedmont Triad Farmers Market is adding a new event to its 2013 lineup of commodity days. The first-ever Blackberry and Blueberry Day will include free samples of blueberry ice cream and fresh N.C. blackberries. In addition, farmers will have a variety of berries available for purchase.
WHEN:

Friday, July 12
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Farmers Building
Piedmont Triad Farmers Market
2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax
Interstate 40, exit 208

MORE INFO:

Shoppers will find a variety of seasonal produce at the market, including berries, peaches, green beans, tomatoes, corn, squash and watermelons. In addition, visitors can find specialty products in the Market Shoppes, garden supplies and accessories at the A.B. Seed Co., and sod grass for their homes at Super Sod. They also can enjoy a meal at the Moose Cafe Restaurant.

The Piedmont Triad Farmers Market is one of four farmers markets managed by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. More information about Blackberry and Blueberry Day and other special events at the market is available at www.triadfarmersmarket.com.

-pmj-5

 

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