State Farmers Market

N.C. chef creates Got to Be NC Burger

N.C. chef creates Got to Be NC Burger

What is your idea of a perfect burger? For Jenni Field, it’s a mouth-watering combination of ground beef and pulled pork, featuring more than 10 ingredients from North Carolina. Field, the creator of Pastry Chef Online, made the Got to Be NC Burger as part of a nationwide food-blogger challenge for National Burger Month in May. […]

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Love is in the air at your local farmers market

Love is in the air at your local farmers market

Looking for something sweet for your special someone this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than your regional farmers market. The markets in Asheville, Colfax, Charlotte and Raleigh are open year-round, and have a great selection of special treats for your Valentine. From N.C. wines and cheeses to fresh meats and produce, you can find all […]

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News Roundup: Dec. 12-18

News Roundup: Dec. 12-18

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Local family makes selling Christmas trees a tradition,” Winston-Salem Journal: Fraser firs are practically a part of the King family when it comes to Christmastime. Jeff King, owner of King’s […]

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Market Report: Deck the halls with products from your local farmers market

Market Report: Deck the halls with products from your local farmers market

Whether you’re hosting your entire family for a full-fledged holiday meal, bringing a dessert to the office party, or making appetizers for New Year’s Eve festivities, remember to check out the great selection of farm-fresh ingredients available at your regional farmers market. The four state-operated farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are open […]

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News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

News Roundup: Nov. 14-20

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “NC Farmers Begin Selling Live Christmas Trees,” TWC News: (Video) With the holidays around the corner, Christmas tree farms are preparing for major sales. The North Carolina Dept. of Agriculture […]

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N.C. pecans can be used for more than pies this holiday season

N.C. pecans can be used for more than pies this holiday season

We’re just weeks away from the start of the holiday baking season, and it seems like most holiday gatherings aren’t complete without enjoying some pecan pie. Pecans are very versatile cooking ingredients. Beyond pies, pecans are great for encrusting meats; as a topping for fresh salads; or covered in chocolate. They also can be enjoyed […]

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Market Report: Find plants and pumpkins this October

Market Report: Find plants and pumpkins this October

Did you know the four state-operated farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are open year round? That means you can support local farmers throughout the year. October is a great time to find pumpkins, apples and grapes, as well as plants, trees and shrubs for your fall landscaping projects. In addition to the […]

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Market Report: Pumpkins! Pumpkins! Pumpkins!

Market Report: Pumpkins! Pumpkins! Pumpkins!

Fall is finally here, and that means the regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are full of pumpkins. But, that’s not all. Read on to see what’s available at the market near you. WNC Farmers Market, Asheville – The apple season in the mountains is in full swing with many varieties available […]

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What’s available at the farmers market this weekend?

What’s available at the farmers market this weekend?

Your regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are full of delicious fall produce like apples and grapes, as well as a large selection of late-summer favorites. Selections vary by location, so read on to see what’s available at the market near you. WNC Farmers Market, Asheville – The different varieties and colors […]

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Market Report: What’s available this weekend at the farmers market?

Market Report: What’s available this weekend at the farmers market?

It’s Labor Day weekend, and your regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax and Raleigh are open and full of fresh produce, meats and cheeses, baked goods and other specialty products. Read on to see market hours and what’s available this weekend: WNC Farmers Market, Asheville – The WNC Farmers Market is open on a […]

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Market Report: What’s available this weekend at the farmers market?

Market Report: What’s available this weekend at the farmers market?

Summer may be over for school children across the state, but there’s still plenty of summer left at your regional farmers markets in Asheville, Charlotte, Colfax or Raleigh. Summer favorites like watermelon, corn and tomatoes are still available, but time is running out. Meanwhile, fall produce like apples and grapes are beginning to show up. […]

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