Farmer's Market update

Farmer's Market update

Publisher's note: The following are excerpts of an email update from the Lenoir County Farmer's Market organizers. Photo by Linda Whittington / Neuse News

What's at the Farmer's Market?

There will be plenty of fresh produce at the market Saturday and Tuesday.  There will be local eggplant, delicious corn, shelled speckled and green butter beans, string beans, heirloom tomatoes (hopefully), bell peppers, squash, zucchini, cucumbers, onions, different kinds of greens, vine-ripened tomatoes, canning tomatoes, okra, watermelon, and cantaloupe, jams, dressings, pickled items and of course, free range eggs, local honey, pork skins and rinds, soaps and assorted craft items.

Upcoming events at the Farmer's Market

Tuesday, July 31 - SPCA Lemonade Stand
Rachel Lamoine, Caroline Shamblin and Madeline Gilmore will return to the market to sell lemonade and cookies to benefit the Lenoir County SPCA

Saturday, August 18 - National Bee Day    
Members of the Neuse Beekeepers Club will be on hand with experts, literature and an observation hive which will, together, explain and demonstrate the art and science of beekeeping

Sunday, October 14 - Wings Over the Neuse pick up station at the market

October 18-21 - Food, Brew and Que

Saturday, November 17 - Vivian Howard cooks and serves Thanksgiving sides
Local artists are invited to exhibit at no charge, as well. Artists and crafters contact Pat Jenkins at plj@suddenlink.net

Vendor list for Saturday

Disclaimer: This list is current as of this writing, but as we all know, people's circumstances change.

Bruce Coley Produce
Bill Tilghman
TJ Designs, Crafts and Wreaths
Porter Farm
Brothers Farm
TC Smith Produce
Adele's Organic Soaps, Lotions and Linamints
Above the Briery Local Honey
Rodney Jarman, the Pork Skin Man
B and B Free Range Eggs

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County residents get first look at newly-renovated Cooperative Extension office

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