Spring At The State Farmers Market In Raleigh
The State Farmers Market in Raleigh is bursting with color and the sweet smell of strawberries is in the air. Almost every vendor has gorgeous locally grown strawberries on sale and they all offer samples as you stroll along the aisles. You could literally eat a pint of strawberries if you took a sample from all of them. The Farmers Market is open to the public and has the best local produce, flowers plants and crafts around. All the farmers are local with a good number coming from Johnston County. The market is open from 5 AM until 6 PM Monday-Saturday and 8 AM- 6 PM on Sunday.
Color Explosion For Your Garden
Plants, herbs, trees and shrubs are available in march and produce is available seasonally. There is 30,00 square feet for local farmers to display their goods and there are small and large producers selling all manner of good fruits and vegetables. I bought beautiful big heads of garlic that came with huge stalks attached and a big tub of delicious strawberries.
Strawberries, Plants, Produce State Farmers Market, Raleigh, NC
At this time of the year there is an abundance of shrubs and trees, hanging baskets and herbs, tomato plants and pepper plants. Perennials, annuals, roses and asparagus all locally grown and sold with a friendly word of growing advise or cooking tips. There is also a 15000 square foot indoor building which houses meats and cheeses, baked goods and some of North Carolina’s expanding wine selection. There are stalls with soaps and candies and you’ll be able to have lunch at one of 3 restaurants.
Market Imports For Garden And Home Decorating
There is a huge store called Market Imports that stocks unique items from around the world for the garden or home. An endless supply of pots and vases, trellises and fountains you might need a separate day to see everything in this 2 acre site.
The State Farmers Market in Raleigh is located at 1201 Agriculture St. Raleigh, NC 27603 and the phone number is (919) 733-7417.