Shepherd’s Way Farms

Shepherd’s Way Farms is a family-run business growing and selling premium Fraser Fir Christmas Trees, wreaths and garlands during the holiday season. Trees are grown in Ashe County located in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina.  The Shepherd’s Way Farms tree lot will be located off of Lassiter Mill Road, behind JCPenney, from November 19th – December 24th . The tree… Continued

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Farmers’ Market vs. Grocery Store

With larger, chain grocery stores beginning to offer more local and organic products, it is important to note the huge differences in shopping a Farmers’ Market vs. grocery store. From savoring produce at the peak of freshness to meeting the people who grow your food, there are countless reasons to shop farmers markets. Here are just… Continued

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Winter Market

Even though the last regular market day is November 5th, don’t worry, we have a WINTER MARKET for our loyal customers November 12th – mid-April. Every Saturday, 10am – noon in the North Hills commons next to Ben & Jerry’s, there is an easy drive in and out mini-market. Vendors with produce, meats, and baked goods will be set… Continued

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Winter Recipe

The frigid temperatures are creeping in and one of the best things about colder weather is soups! For the most delicious recipe turnouts, always try sticking with local produce that is in season. It really does make a difference in taste. This Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is a rich, creamy way to keep warm during… Continued

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Holiday Food Safety

As you are preparing your holiday meals for family and guests this season, don’t forget to keep it safe! Here some guidelines to remember in your kitchen to help keep everyone healthy. CLEAN: Bacteria can be spread throughout the kitchen and get onto hands, cutting boards, utensils, counter tops and food. To fight bacteria always: Wash… Continued

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Farmers’ Market Gleaning Project 1000+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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