Farmers Market update for October 29, 2022 — Neuse News

Market open between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm Tuesday and Saturday

Upcoming events at the market

Save Saturday, November 19th and celebrate with us on Super Saturday.

it will be a fun day, with our vendors and a lot of guest vendors; bakers, artists, crafters, farmers, beekeepers, funnel cake makers. If you are an artist or crafts person whose items are handcrafted, and you would like to become a “Vendor for a Day” (at no charge), contact the Cooperative Extension Office at (252) 527-2191 before November 9th.

Vendor list for Saturday, October 29, 2022

TC Smith Production (Kim Smith) Frozen cooked collards now available from Market freezer. Just as at our checkout desk. Check out what’s growing here at TC Smith Produce Farm! Cabbage collards, green Georgia collards, kale, and sharp head cabbage to curly mustard. The best and freshest of the area’s seasonal produce: Sweet potatoes, pickling cucumbers, squash, scuppernong grapes, tomatoes zucchini, onions, red potatoes, green peanuts.

B&B Eggs and Crafts: Sandra is in need of clean 12 portion egg cartons. Please bring her ones you have to recycle. Thank you. Farm-raised eggs, some with different colored shells. Vendor can explain why this happens… interesting! She will also have beautiful decoupage items and other decorations with Fall and Thanksgiving themes. Sandra will also have Lenoir County Honey for sale.

TJ Designs: (Teri Johnson) after 9:30. Attractive crafts and home accessories. Halloween designs, too!

Kettle Style Snacks (Rodney Jarman) (open Tues,Thurs, Sat) Pork skins, pork rinds, peanut frieds and funnel cakes.

ENC Honey: (Stephen LaRoque) ENC local honey offers 15 varieties of local honey including state’s rarest premium honeys: Tupelo, Clary Sage, Gallberry & Sourwood. In addition, we carry Blackberry, Crepe Myrtle, Cornucopia, Cotton, Albemarle Swamp, Black Swamp, Bagley Swamp, Spring White, Extra Light Amber, Light Amber Blend and Amber. Also available is Honeycomb, comb honey and bee pollen. All are locally sourced from Eastern NC Beekeepers.

Barnett Cattle Farm: (Melissa Barnett) Barnett Cattle Farm has newly fresh/frozen beef cuts for you to purchase. Excellent beef stew, soup bones, and bone in stew for making a delicious pot of soup. We also like to add our ground beef to our soups and use for making chili. Many cuts are available. Call (252)617-9605 if you would like a list of available cuts and prices. We can have your preordered meats boxed and ready for you on Saturday 29. Happy to see you Saturday.

DeJa Luxe Candles: When you walk through the market and catch a whiff of something heavenly, you will know that you are near these wonderfully scented and beautiful candles.

Donation Station Coming Saturday, November 10th to Lenoir County Farmers Market
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The NC Cooperative Extension Lenoir County Center is launching a Donation Station program as a way for the community to engage in supporting local food, local farmers, and food security efforts. Farmers’ market shoppers will be able to purchase fresh produce and eggs from farmers and vendors, and then donate it at the Donation Station table. Shoppers can also offer a monetary donation, which will then be used to purchase fresh produce and eggs from farmers at the market at full value. At the end of each market, the donated produce and eggs will be given to the Salvation Army to serve their clients. Donation Station will be at the Farmers Market the following dates and time:

Dates and Times:

November 19th – 9:00 – 1:30

Just stop by the Donation Station table or call Kelly Tyndall at 252-527-2191 to learn more. See you at the Market!!

Thank you!!!

Kelly S Tyndall
Family and Consumer Science Agent
NC State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
NC Cooperative Extension, Lenoir County Center

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