Farmer’s Market coming to downtown PBO

January 5, 2011 at 9:07 pm 4 comments

By Dee Reid

Our new market will have real food (and real farmers)

A group of sustainable farmers and food advocates are starting a growers’ only farmers’ market in downtown Pittsboro NC, opening this spring at historic Chatham Mills on Hillsboro Street. I’ve been dreaming about this for years, but now it’s about to become a reality, thanks to the farmers and enthusiasts at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham Mills and Chatham Marketplace.

The Chatham Mills Farmers Market will feature local farmers selling their fresh produce, meat, dairy and handcrafts on Saturday mornings 8 – 12 from mid April to mid November. They are now accepting vendor applications. I can’t wait.

Learn more here.

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‘Twas two days before Solstice… Working for peanuts

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Robert Sprenger / aka Door Doc  |  January 5, 2011 at 10:52 pm

    I REPEAT my request…….How is anyone able to post here….Or is it Selective Service only?

    Why have Liberal/Progressives lost the support of the working man? Doooh….I Dunnnnoo…..Robert of Chatham

    • 2. Sustainable Grub  |  January 5, 2011 at 10:56 pm

      Not sure what you’re talking about. If you have a comment related to sustainable farming or food, you may comment here.

  • 3. Robert Sprenger / aka Door Doc  |  January 6, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    My comments appear to be not welome….Why, Dee?

    • 4. Dee  |  January 6, 2011 at 8:54 pm

      Still not sure what you’re talking about. I’ve answered all of your questions and posted your comments.


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