Western Wake Farmers Market Opens New Location

Morrisville, NC – Wake County shoppers have known Carpenter Village as a destination for fresh, locally grown produce and other North Carolina goods. But now, Morrisville is the home of the Western Wake Farmers Market.

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Specialty Stores: Porter Farms

Cary, NC – For professional chefs and casual cooks who love to eat fresh, local produce, Porter Farms has been a go-to destination for decades just outside the boundaries of Cary. Read more

Eating Fresh at the Farmers Market

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Cary, NC – Many people do their food shopping on Saturday. Why not drop by one of Cary’s farmers markets this Saturday and get a few farm-fresh items for the family dinner table? Read more

Relay Foods: Cary’s Online Supermarket

Cary, NC — You can shop for anything online these days – even your weekly groceries. This week, I did my grocery shopping through Relay Foods – an online supermarket that serves Cary and other communities around the Triangle. Here’s how it works. Read more

Gourd Art: Why It’s A Thing in Cary

Gourd Art

Cary, NC — Cary was once known as “The Gourd Capital of the World.” While that reputation hasn’t lived on, it turns out that gourds – and gourd art – have. Read more

Agriculture: The Pumpkin Update

Pumpkin

Cary, NC — Pumpkins are already starting to grow in the vast fields of the Upchurch Farm – which are just minutes away from Cary and Morrisville. Read more

History: Cary, the Gourd Capital of the World

Gourds

Cary, NC — Did you know that Cary used to be known as the “Gourd Capital of the World?” I talked to Kris Carmichael from Page-Walker to learn more about this odd piece of history. Read more

Agriculture: How to Grow Pumpkins

Upchurch

Cary, NC — Last week, you heard that the Upchurch Farm in Cary will be the place to go for pumpkins this October. This week, I’ll share the special process Dr. Ganyard uses to grow the best pumpkins in the Triangle (and some pictures of the growing plants). Read more

Agriculture: Big News from Cary’s Upchurch Farm

Upchurch

Cary, NC — To me, it’s the middle of summer, but fall is already here for my friends at the Upchurch Farm. As of last week, they started preparing their Cary fields to harvest pumpkins for Halloween, and I paid them a visit to find out what’s in store for later this year. Read more