Eating Fresh at the Farmers Market

Cary, NC – Many people do their food shopping on Saturday. Why not drop by one of Cary’s farmers markets this Saturday and get a few farm-fresh items for the family dinner table? Read more

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Cary Downtown Farmers’ Market Opens Saturday

Editor’s Note: The Cary Downtown Farmers’ Market opens at 8 am this Saturday, April 2, 2016. Rick Savage, Market Manager, tells us about the festivities we can expect Saturday and shares details about what’s new for this year’s market. Read more

Gourd Art

Gourd Art: Why It’s A Thing in Cary

Gourd Art

Cary, NC — Cary was once known as “The Gourd Capital of the World.” While that reputation hasn’t lived on, it turns out that gourds – and gourd art – have. Read more

Pumpkin

Agriculture: The Pumpkin Update

Pumpkin

Cary, NC — Pumpkins are already starting to grow in the vast fields of the Upchurch Farm – which are just minutes away from Cary and Morrisville. Read more

Gourds

History: Cary, the Gourd Capital of the World

Gourds

Cary, NC — Did you know that Cary used to be known as the “Gourd Capital of the World?” I talked to Kris Carmichael from Page-Walker to learn more about this odd piece of history. Read more

Upchurch

Agriculture: How to Grow Pumpkins

Upchurch

Cary, NC — Last week, you heard that the Upchurch Farm in Cary will be the place to go for pumpkins this October. This week, I’ll share the special process Dr. Ganyard uses to grow the best pumpkins in the Triangle (and some pictures of the growing plants). Read more

Upchurch

Agriculture: Big News from Cary’s Upchurch Farm

Upchurch

Cary, NC — To me, it’s the middle of summer, but fall is already here for my friends at the Upchurch Farm. As of last week, they started preparing their Cary fields to harvest pumpkins for Halloween, and I paid them a visit to find out what’s in store for later this year. Read more

Tomato Day

Tomato Day: This Weekend in Carrboro

Tomato Day

Editor’s Note: We found news of an exciting event in Carrboro this weekend (just a short drive from Cary) thanks to our friends at The Better Sleep Store in Chapel Hill.

Carrboro, NC — It’s a big weekend for fresh produce in Carrboro. On Saturday, July 11, 2015, Tomato Day will return to Carrboro with over 75 tomato varieties in different sizes, shapes and colors. Then, throughout the whole weekend, enjoy a town-wide Summer Harvest Sale. Read more

Yoga & Drums: Saturday at the Farmers’ Market

western wake

Cary, NC — This Saturday, June 13, 2015, the Western Wake Farmers’ Market in Cary’s Carpenter Village is mixing up their usual routine with yoga and a drum circle. Read more