Farmer’s Market to serve as a collection point today for flood victims, especially children, at the LCC shelter.

Farmer’s Market to serve as a collection point today for flood victims, especially children, at the LCC shelter.

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

Farmer’s Market to be a Collection Point Today

Today beginning at 10:00 AM there will be a collection point at the market for new or gently used toys, books and games to be given to the children at the Lenoir Community College shelter for flood victims. The children have been there a while and are bored. Let’s help the children and their parents make time pass quicker and happier until they are able to leave the shelter. This effort is sponsored by Alex Sugg Kennedy, 4H agent with the Lenoir County Cooperative Extension. Please come down and support Alex and her effort to make life easier for those who have lost their homes.

Market Update - 9/22/2018

Rodney, the pork skin man will be at the market on Saturday. TC Smith will be there also if they can navigate the roads between their farm and the market.

Please keep the farmers in Eastern North Carolina, their families, their crops and their animals in your prayers.

Upcoming events at the Farmer's Market

October 18-21 - Food, Brew and Que - more info may be found here

Saturday, November 17 - Vivian Howard cooks and serves Thanksgiving sides. Leraine Tolson from Queen Street Deli will be stirring up an interesting dish and our friends from Southern Sugar Bakery will have beautifully decorated turkey cookies. Local artists are invited to exhibit at no charge, as well. Artists and crafters contact Pat Jenkins at plj@suddenlink.net

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