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FRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2012

CONTACT: Monica Wood, marketing specialist
State Farmers Market

'Weekend Gardener' to broadcast
from State Farmers Market Saturday, Aug. 18

WHO/WHAT: The State Farmers Market will be the site of a live broadcast of WPTF-AM’s “Weekend Gardener” radio show. Hosts Mike Raley and Anne Clapp will be on hand to answer gardening questions on-air from the public. Visitors also can enjoy free miniature biscuits from the State Farmers Market Restaurant and door prizes.

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 18
8-11 a.m.

WHERE: Farmers Building
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St.
Interstate 40, exit 297, Lake Wheeler Road


Farmers market vendors offer a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables such as peaches, watermelon, cantaloupes, corn, peppers and tomatoes. Fall produce, such as apples, are now available in limited quantities.

In addition, visitors will find a selection of plants and shrubs in the Farmers Building and a large selection of farm-raised meats, cheeses, wines, jams and jellies, barbeque sauces and baked goods in the Market Shoppes.

For more information about this and other special events at the market, go to



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