Independence Day is just five days away, so it’s time to stock up on all the essentials for your Fourth of July feast. Local farmers markets across North Carolina are brimming with all the fresh produce you will need to make your cookout, picnic or party a success. Stop by this weekend for farm fresh tomatoes, corn on the cob, watermelon and other delicious produce to complete your holiday menu.
In addition to fantastic fresh produce, the WNC Farmers Market in Asheville will be celebrating Blackberry Day Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors can try fresh blackberry samples, ice cream and blackberry recipes, and pick up a pint to take home.