Iron Chef Savory Lunch Challenge

The Iron Chef Challenge is back again at the Midtown Farmers’ Market! Live on the Commons, your favorite chefs from North Hills’ restaurants will compete to create the best dishes on Saturday, October 1st. Just like on TV, secret ingredients will be revealed that morning. Here’s the line up: Coquette Brasserie Kings North Hills Mura The… Continued

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Vendor Spotlight: Fork + Spoon Fresh Pasta

You’ll NEVER eat boxed pasta again! Fork + Spoon’s egg-free, homemade pasta, with flavors such as spinach, tomato, parmesan-chive, lemon pepper, spicy red pepper are served in 4 oz. “nests” and cook in no more than 3 minutes. These nests store for up to 7 days in the refrigerator and 2 months in the freezer! This Fall they… Continued

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Power of Produce Club: Learn how to get free POP Bucks 9/24

The Power of Produce (POP) Club provides a fun opportunity for children to engage in the local food system through conversations directly with farmers, educational games and demonstrations, and exposure to new fruits and vegetables. In addition to participating in educational activities, POP Club kids receive “POP Bucks” to spend at the market, allowing them to make… Continued

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Farmers’ Market Gleaning Project 900+lbs Donated!!

Did you know our vendors donate produce and foods to Bethlehem Baptist Church every week! Bethlehem Baptist Church is an agency of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC that offers a food pantry for people in need. The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina supports over 826 non-profit food pantries, soup… Continued

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Shopper Spotlight: Hawley Family

Question: As a young family, why do you choose to frequent the Midtown Farmers’ Market and which farmers do you shop with? Response: As a young family, we choose to frequent the Midtown Market for its proximity, as it’s the closest local, organic farmers market to us. Over time we have developed relationships with a… Continued

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Food Truck Calendar

Baozi CockADoodleMoo Cousins Maine Lobster Fuzzy Empanadas Healthy Grill on Wheels Heavenly Smoke Spanglish Taco Grande 5/21/2015 CockADoodleMoo 5/28/2015 HealthyGrill 6/4/2015 CockADoodleMoo 6/11/2015 TacoGrande 6/18/2015 NO FOOD TRUCK 6/25/2015 Cousins Maine 7/2/2015 CockADoodleMoo 7/9/2015 Cousins Maine 7/16/2015 CockADoodleMoo 7/23/2015 Heavenly Smoke 7/30/2015 HealthyGrill 8/6/2015 CockADoodleMoo 8/13/2015 TacoGrande 8/20/2015 Cousins Maine 8/27/2015 Taco Grande 9/3/2015 Spanglish… Continued

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Tips to Stay Cool & Conserve Energy at Home

Keep the thermostat at 78°F when home and warmer than usual when away. Open windows at night and circulate in cool air, but close them first thing in the mornings. Keep blinds closed and facing upward during the day as up to 30% of unwanted heat is from windows. Use fans for circulation when in… Continued

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New to Midtown – Color the World

New to Raleigh, and artisan lipstick business. Here at Color The World®, they make amazing lipsticks, but giving back is the real business! They’re aiming to “color the world” by merging their love for business and passion for giving back. They are raising the bar, (percent actually), and pioneering a way to improve people’s lives through the expression of color and business by… Continued

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And the winners are…

Thank you to our participating Chefs. Iron Chef Brunch Off was a success!!   Chef John Childers of MIDTOWN GRILLE Chef Steven Craig of SUR LA TABLE Chef Matt Lowery of MURA             Congratulations to Chef John Childers of Midtown Grille, the 2016 Iron Chef Brunch Off Champion!          … Continued

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Shopper Spotlight: Leewyn Kellam

When asked “Why do you frequent Midtown Farmers’ Market,” this is what Lee had to say. “I feel with a smaller market, like Midtown, you have the opportunity to have a more personal connection with the vendors.  Also being able to support the local community is important. Sincerely  Lee” Lee has been coming to Midtown Farmers’… Continued

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Starting a Garden? We can help!

Starting a garden? Midtown Farmers’ have many different varieties of  seedlings and starter vegetable plants to give you a jump start on your home garden.   Some of the vegetables plants available include: tomato plants, sweet pepper plants, hot pepper plants, cucumbers, summer squash, basil, other herbs, and eggplant. Here are tips on how to… Continued

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The Commons

Join Our Market

Calling all bakers, chefs, food specialties, and ready-to-eats foods located within 100 miles of Raleigh . . . we invite you to think about being a part of our 2016 Market! 2016 Applications are available on our website. Late applications are still being accepted and reviewed, should you have products that would add value to the market. We… Continued

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