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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

CONTACT: Fred Cole, manager
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market
704-357-1269

Charlotte Regional Farmers Market offers free watermelon slices
at Watermelon Day July 1
2

WHAT: The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market is offering free slices of watermelon on Watermelon Day. In addition to samples of the summer favorite, the N.C. Watermelon Queen will be on hand to meet and greet visitors.
WHEN:

Friday, July 12
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Farmers Building
Charlotte Regional Farmers Market
1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte

MORE INFO:

Shoppers will find a variety of seasonal produce at the market, including watermelons, peaches, tomatoes, peppers, squash and zucchini. Visitors also can find a large selection of plants and shrubs in the Greenery Shed.

The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market is one of four farmers markets managed by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The market is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from 12:30 to 6 p.m.

For more information about Watermelon Day and other special events, go to www.ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/charlotte.

-pmj-5

 

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