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Collards Are In Season, Just In Time For Holiday Meals!

Collards Are In Season, Just In Time For Holiday Meals!

For many people in our area, the first fall frost of the season usually means it is time to include collards with our fall meals. There is something about that first frost that people say makes collards taste so good. Collard greens have long been a staple vegetable in Southern US cuisine. Collard greens date…read more »

Harvest Season For Sweet Potatoes

Harvest Season For Sweet Potatoes

The harvesting of sweet potatoes is a common sight in Eastern North Carolina now during the fall season. Sweet potatoes are a bragging point in our region with North Carolina being number one for sweet potato production in the United States. North Carolina produces 50% of the sweet potatoes in the United States. There are…read more »

Farm Credit Farmers Market Greets Fall (PHOTO GALLERY)

Farm Credit Farmers Market Greets Fall (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Farm Credit Farmers Market greeted the beginning of fall this past weekend.  Saturday’s Fall Fest drew plenty of customers to the local farmers market beside the Maxwell Center.  Fall fresh produce was on sale, as well as plenty of locally-made crafts.  Kids participated in a pumpkin decorating contest.  97.7 Katie Country’s Wayne Carlyle broadcasted…read more »

Farm Credit Farmers Market Holds Fall Fest On Saturday

Farm Credit Farmers Market Holds Fall Fest On Saturday

The Farm Credit Farmers Market will celebrate the beginning of fall this weekend.  This Saturday, the Farmers Market will hold its Fall Fest from 9 AM – 2 PM.  Mark the change in seasons with local produce, handmade crafts, wagon rides, a kids pumpkin decorating contest (see rules below), and more.  97.7 Katie Country’s Wayne…read more »

Tomato Season At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Tomato Season At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Many of us know there’s nothing better than a fresh tomato sandwich on a hot, summer day. Tomatoes are now in season in our area and are often a staple with many of our summer cookouts and meals. North Carolina ranks 9th nationally in tomato production, growing 96 million pounds of tomatoes in 2018. Although…read more »

Cucumber Season At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Cucumber Season At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Cucumbers are now in season around Wayne County! Many of us look forward to cool, crisp, fresh cucumbers during the summer season. The peak season for cucumbers is June to October. Although cucumbers can be grown across the state, Eastern North Carolina has a rich history of cucumber production. Wayne County of course has a…read more »

Peach Season At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Peach Season At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Sweet, juicy peaches in North Carolina are a symbol of summertime! North Carolina’s peach industry is unique in that it sells 90% of its crop on the fresh market, direct to the consumer just days from being picked ripe off the tree Cultivation of peaches began in China as early as 200 B.C. By the…read more »

Sweet Corn Season At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Sweet Corn Season At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

One of the highlights of summer is enjoying fresh corn on the cob. Sweet corn is a popular vegetable for many of our summer cookout meals. You will soon be able to find sweet corn available locally in Wayne County. Even though the specific time of when sweet corn originated cannot be pin-pointed, we know…read more »

Blueberry Week At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

Blueberry Week At The Farm Credit Farmers Market

It is the start of blueberry season with fresh, tasty berries starting to be available in Eastern North Carolina. For more than 70 years, North Carolina blueberries have been a favorite in the American diet. Blueberries were first planted for commercial production in North Carolina in 1936. They were brought to North Carolina by an…read more »

Farm Credit Farmers Market Opens For 2021 Season Today

Farm Credit Farmers Market Opens For 2021 Season Today

It is officially farmers market season! The Farm Credit Farmers Market, located beside The Maxwell Center on Wayne Memorial Drive in Goldsboro, opens for the 2021 season today, Thursday, April 22. Joyce McLamb, the manager of the Farm Credit Farmers Market, says more of the market’s vendors will be inside this year as pandemic restrictions…read more »

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