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22758
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This article profiles the Reilly Road Farmer's Market and their fresh pine trees they sell near the Christmas holiday.
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24130
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During the twentieth century, open-air farmers markets contributed the Asheville's development. The most prominent of the markets spread along South Lexington Avenue between Walnut Street and Broadway. Today, Asheville's Urban Trail celebrates the history of the market with pieces of art commemorating the importance of this place in Asheville's growth.
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Named for Revolutionary War general, Nathanael Greene, Greensboro is a historically and culturally rich city. Author and Greensboro resident, Drew Perry claims that the Farmers Curb Market—a market that sells produce and handmade goods—is the heart of Greensboro. He also insists that Greensboro is a front-porch town, with gardens along the curbs and evenings spent outside.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 11, April 2016, p56, 58, 60, 62-63, il, map Periodical Website
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27646
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The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market and the Kings Drive Farmers Market in Charlotte have produce from both Carolina and international farms. Some vendors clearly label the origin of their food, while others just tell people what they want to hear. As resellers become more and more of a problem, customers must learn how to differentiate between local and non-local food.
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Durham resident Guenevere Abernanthy recently launched LoMo, a mobile farmers market. Her trailer goes to neighborhoods and parking lots around the Triangle selling fresh produce and meat. Residents and farmers praise the mobile market and Abernanthy has ordered two more trucks and hopes to expand to five total trucks in the future.
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North Carolina’s farmers markets are growing, to the benefit of local communities. North Carolina has the 10th most farmers’ markets per state in the country with over 250 local markets. The markets often fill a basic need for fresh produce, provide a connection to safer, healthier, locally sourced food, and have encouraged the growth of small farms. The markets also provide the benefit of increasing a sense of community in a town.
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Anyone with a taste for fresh food such as produce, seafood, and bread can also “shop local.” Greenville has Leroy James Farmers Market, The Uptown Market, Briley’s Farm Market, and Get Right Farmers Market. In Bethel: The Community Food Hub and Carolina Country Fresh. Winterville provides The Market on the Square, Brocks Berries and Produce Farm, and Strawberries on 903. As for Robersonville, it also offers a Carolina Country Fresh.
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