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?


This is what is ripe and ready this week: honey dew melon, local eggplant, delicious corn, shelled speckled and green butter beans, peas, string beans, heirloom tomatoes(hopefully), bell peppers, squash, zucchini, cucumbers, onions, different kinds of greens, vine-ripened 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.

This list depends on the ability of the farmers to get into their fields to pick this produce. All the rain we have gotten has made it difficult, but you can rest assured that if they can reach it, they will pick it!

Upcoming events at the Farmer's Market


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

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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