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1734
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In the 20th-century North Carolina saw a meeting of agriculture and industry, which gave rise to a hybrid occupation called farmer/peddler. Industry created ways for farmers to peddle their products, thereby raising the farmers' standards of living.
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2450
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With over 20,000 farms in the state growing vegetables, roadside produce stands are numerous and well stocked. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture has a book listing 300 of them - DIRECT DIRECTORY.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Aug 1995, p25-26, il
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3820
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Farmers' markets provide customers fresh produce and give small farmers an outlet for their crops. The four state-owned regional markets - Asheville, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh - generate $140 million annually. The figure doubles when revenues from smaller markets is added.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 30 Issue 7, July 1998, p16-19, il
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4887
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At one time farmers' markets in towns across the nation supplied their communities' seasonal food needs. These markets slowly disappeared with the emergence of agribusiness and supermarkets. In the Research Triangle Metropolitan Area they are returning. The Carrboro Farmers Market opened in 1979; in 1991, the State Farmers Market moved to a larger building; and in 1999, the Durham Farmers Market opened.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 29, July 2000, p13-15, il Periodical Website
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7218
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State-operated farmers' markets are a uniquely Southern phenomenon. They provide customers fresh produce and give small farmers an outlet for their crops. The five state-owned regional markets in North Carolina are the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market (Colfax); Western North Carolina Farmers Market (Asheville); Charlotte Regional Farmers Market (Charlotte); Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Center Farmers Market (Lumberton); and the State Farmers Market at Raleigh (Raleigh).
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 73 Issue 1, June 2005, p118-120, 122-124, il Periodical Website
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24096
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Mother Earth Produce is a year-round delivery service that provides fruits and vegetables from local farmers to customers. The business is run by two people and encourages people to eat locally-grown food.
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