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Summer is settling in nicely at area farmers tailgate markets! It’s quite the rainbow at vendors’ stalls – from purple eggplant to green squash, yellow tomatoes to blueberries, and orange peppers to pink beets – there’s as much for your eyes to feast on as there is to eat! Read the rest of this entry »

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Things are getting sweet at area farmers tailgate markets this week! Sweet corn, berries, melons, and more are sweeping vendors stalls. Read the rest of this entry »

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What’s fresh at area farmers tailgate markets this week? A better question would be, what isn’t! As we come to the peak of the summer growing season, the age old question of “what to eat for dinner” is harder than ever to decide. There’s so much more than can be mentioned here, so be sure to check out a market near you to discover the full range of exciting seasonal fare! Read the rest of this entry »

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To keep you up to date with changes to North Carolina tax laws and how it impacts farmers, we share with you the latest from our friends at North Carolina Farm Bureau:

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Nightshades are in at area farmers tailgate markets! It’s time to start pulling out grandma’s tomato sauce, fried eggplant, and stuffed pepper recipes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Celebration is in the air this week at area farmers tailgate markets! Fourth of July is around the corner and we’re getting ready to fire up those grills, make some potato salad and coleslaw, and eat succulent summer fruit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Summer is here! After Saturday’s solstice, the season has officially begun. Even without a calendar, area farmers tailgate market goers know this to be true by the 80 degrees reached at 10:30 in the morning, and the colorful summer veggies filling vendors’ stalls. Read the rest of this entry »

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It’s hard to be blue when there are blueberries at area farmers tailgate markets this week! Blueberries have arrived at a handful of markets in the Asheville area, and they’re sure to be at even more markets next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sunburst’s Second Summer Solstice Soiree for ASAP is fast approaching – June 21, to be precise! Sunburst Trout Farms is graciously hosting the dinner as a benefit for ASAP. Tickets are going fast, so BUY YOURS NOW to enjoy dishes sure to be talked about for some time to come! Read the rest of this entry »

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There are exciting and unexpected finds to be had at area farmers tailgate markets this week! The first signs of summer are here with the arrival of such delectable items as tomatoes, cucumber, summer squash AND peppers! Read the rest of this entry »

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