May 18, 2015
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It's Baaack! Raleigh's Downtown Farmers Market - Every Wednesday till September

Every Wednesday is an event in itself at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market. The Market is at City Plaza on the 400 block of Fayetteville Street from 10am till 2pm rain or shine.


North Carolina is blessed with a variety of farms. There are many farms that raise fruits and vegetables, flowers and herbs, and animal products of all kinds. Farmers are dedicated to stewardship and committed to quality. And while they love what they do, they aren't doing it for entertainment. They need to make a living. Consumers that value fresh food and a working landscape should support local farmers by buying their products.


Locally grown food tastes and looks better. The crops are picked at their peak, and farmstead products like cheeses and are hand-crafted for best flavor. Food imported from far away is older and has traveled on trucks or planes, and sat in warehouses before it gets to you. 


Local food preserves genetic diversity. In the modern agricultural system, plant varieties are chosen for their ability to ripen uniformly, withstand harvesting, survive packing and last a long time on the shelf, so there is limited genetic diversity in large-scale production. Smaller local farms, in contrast, often grow many different varieties to provide a long harvest season, an array of colors, and the best flavors.

Local food is safe. There's a unique kind of assurance that comes from looking a farmer in the eye at farmers' market or driving by the fields where your food comes from. Local farmers aren't anonymous and they take their responsibility to the consumer seriously.

Local food supports local families. The wholesale prices that farmers get for their products are low, often near the cost of production. Local farmers who sell direct to consumers cut out the middleman and get full retail price for their food - which helps farm families stay on the land.  


In addition to the regular market activities, including weekly live music entertainment, there will be several special events throughout the season to showcase North Carolina's agricultural bounty. On Wed., May 27 it's "Red, White and Blueberries", and on June 6 it's "Wellness Wednesday". Click here for more special events scheduled.

Take the R-LINE - Experience an eco-friendly approach to urban transportation. This FREE circulator service features hybrid electric buses that will connect you to restaurants, retail, entertainment venues, museums, hotels, and parking facilities in downtown Raleigh. Buses run every 10-15 minutes, so whether you're a resident, employee or visitor, it's a great new way to get around downtown.

The following stops are conveniently located near the market: R13: Raleigh Convention Center, R14: Performing Arts Center and R15: City Center Deck. Click here for map and all stop locations.

Ample Parking - Hannover Parking Deck, 434 S Salisbury St, Charter Square Parking Deck, 502 S Wilmington St, Cabarrus Street Parking Lot, 100 E Cabarrus St, Convention Center Underground Deck, 1 E Lenoir St, Cabarrus Street Parking Lot, 100 E Cabarrus St, In addition, metered parking is available on the blocks nearby.


See you this Wednesday at the Farmers Market on Fayetteville Street. Website


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Hidey Hoe - Farm to Fork Celebrating Local Food & Farms June 5-7

You've played 'The Farmer in the Dell,' lead a horse to water, tipped a cow, and plowed over that poor farmhand. Your worst nightmare happens to be another ones dream come true.

June 5th through 7th is an amazing weekend of Farm to Fork, celebrating sustainable farming, the bounty of local agriculture, and the relationships that continue to bloom in our food community between farms, restaurants, fishermen, beverage producers, and consumers!

There's something for everyone within this three-day weekend. Farm to Fork is an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS). With the average age of farmers now 59, it's critical that we support the training and development of new farmers. Proceeds of the Farm to Fork Picnic support the new farmer training programs at CEFS and the Breeze Farm which was developed to train new farmers for the NC Piedmont Region.

Friday, June 5th (6:30 - 9 PM) at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St., Durham, NC
The weekend will kick off with a dinner featuring five acclaimed North Carolina chefs, including Vivian Howard from the PBS series A Chef's Life, Chris Coleman of The Asbury in Charlotte, Amy Tornquist from Watts Grocery and Hummingbird Bakery in Durham, Jay Pierce from ROCKSALT in Charlotte, and David Bauer from Farm & Sparrow in Asheville. Greenberg will be the guest of honor at the dinner and speak briefly about the purpose and importance of addressing overfishing and sourcing from our local shores.

An Evening Affair at Duke Gardens (includes new paperback release of American Catch by Paul Greenberg) - $165 Click Here to purchase tickets.

Saturday, June 6th (5 - 8:30 PM) at The Rickhouse, 609 Foster St., Durham, NC
Come hang out in a beautiful new venue overlooking the old Durham Athletic Park and enjoy a beer and great eats by Ricky Moore of Saltbox Seafood Joint and James Clark of The Carolina Inn. All the seafood will be provided by Locals Seafood, sourced fresh from the NC coast! In addition, James Beard award winner and The New York Times best-selling author, Paul Greenberg will speak about the state of the fishing industry in the United States, how importing and exporting impacts consumer health and economics, and the importance of protecting our waterways. After Greenberg speaks, there will be a dynamic panel of North Carolina industry experts who will discuss how supporting local seafood impacts our environment, our economics and our health. The panel will include: John Day, Jon Haag, Barbara Garrity-Blake, Pam Morris, Bradley Styron, and Eddie Willis. Their expertise ranges from being a fourth generation fisherman to a cultural anthropologist, professor and author.

Panel, Dinner & Book - $45, Panel & Dinner - $35 - Purchase Tickets.

Sunday, June 7th (4 - 7 PM) at WC Breeze Family Farm, 4909 Walnut Grove Church Rd., Hurdle Mills, NC
The return of the highly acclaimed Farm to Fork Picnic will feature more than 30 chefs and 30 farms paired together and another two dozen food artisans, craft brewers, wine distributors and coffee producers offering the best the Triangle has to offer.

Picnic (Adult) - $100, Picnic (Age 13 - 20) - $50, Picnic (Child 12 & Under) - Free. Purchase Tickets.
Weekend Passes (Admittance to all three events - includes one copy of new paperback release of American Catch by Paul Greenberg) = $275. Website.

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Certain Things - BEFORE & AGAIN Trunk Show -Thursday, May 21st at 10am till 6pm. All styles and pattern designs in Tees, skirts, dresses, scarves, jackets, palazzos and more. Plus a Special Gift with Purchase & Refreshments Served too! And until then... come visit Certain Things to see the new rack of beautiful specially selected spring clothing at 50% Off! (Needed to make room for all the cute New clothing that's coming in every day !)


Certain Things of Cameron Village - 404 Daniels St., Raleigh, NC 27605 (919) 828-5055 Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 1-5pm. Website. 


Eggistentialism 2.0 Juried Show at 311 Gallery - Eggistentialism is a charity benefit juried show celebrating all things chicken that is co-sponsored by 311 Gallery and Tipping Paint Gallery. It is presented annually in May to coincide with the Tour D'Coop of urban gardens and chicken coops. A portion of the entry fees and sales from this show support programs of the Urban Ministries of Raleigh. Website.

311 Gallery - 311 West Martin St. Raleigh, 27601. Hours: Wed.-Sat. 11:30am-4:00pm. 

Bailey's Fine Jewelry - Date Night is Thursday, May 21st at the Cameron Village store. From 6pm- to 8pm, Bailey's will be serving Bourbon, Bow Ties and Burgers featuring cocktails from Crude Bitters, Bow Ties from High Cotton and Burgers from Bad Daddy's. The event is free and you may RSVP online here.   Bailey's Fine Jewelry - Website.


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Phone: 919-755-2401.


Pollen Remover!!!! Yep, it's that time of year! Call Blaise Waters for a Super Detailed Clean Car!   

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Blaise is paying for his high school tennis. He has all the supplies and uses professional products. If you don't own a hose, he will bring one. He cleans the inside (vacuuming and cleaning all surfaces) and washes the outside. He will come to you. Prices: Cars $25, SUV's $30. Contact: Blaise Waters (305)903-1550 (texting is best!) For more info click here.


Did You Know?  For every $100 spent at a locally-owned business, $68 stays in the local economy compared to only $43 if spent at a national chain. Please support our local businesses!  This is what the Beltline Buzz is all about.

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